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Windows 7Visual Basic ClassicActive Directory
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I found the following vbs script that will install fonts into the fonts folder of a Windows 7 workstation:

Const FONTS = &H14&

Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
Set objFolder = objShell.Namespace(FONTS)
objFolder.CopyHere "location\font.ttf"

The only thing you have to do is replace "location", with where the fonts are stored, and the font name, for "font".

I am planning on using this with Group Policy to automate font installation.

The problem is: after it has run once, when the user logs in again, it will ask them if they want to replace to font that is already installed.

I am NOT a vbs expert (unfortunately) so what I need is:

How can I add some code so that it checks if the font already exists before it installs it?

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