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windows 7 - installing a new font

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my OS is windows 7 prof 64 bit.  How do I install a new font that could be used by all applications, as things have changed in win 7.  Thank u.
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Have you tried just browsing to the font file's location in Explorer, right-clicking the font file and choosing Install from the context menu?
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If you have the font file, you should be able to drag it into the Fonts Control Panel screen and that should install it.

If you copy the font into C:\windows\fonts you should be able to right click on it and install it.

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In response, I did double click on the font, it installed.  But I do not see it anywhere in the font directory.  Also when I tried to copy this fron to the font directory, it asked if I wanted to overwrite the font.  But in word, I cannot seem to see this font.
Looks like I am doing something wrong.
FYI, my old OS was win 7 prof 32 bit and I upgraded with a clean install of the 64 bit.
Thank u.
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Sorry I found it, the font of it was so small, that I missed it.  Thank u.
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thank u.
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