Remove font names from Illustrator CS6 list

Raven Heart
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I have removed several fonts from my system (Win 7 pro) but they still show up in the drop down in Illustrator CS6. I have gone thru control panel/fonts and that didn't work. How do I get the fonts that are no longer on my system off the list please?
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Adobe community forums seems to suggest that pressing the F5 key would refresh the font list.

Are you using a font manager, like Adobe Type Manager? Or did you just delete the font files from the File Explorer?

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I just deleted the fonts from the font folder in windows. I did the F5 key. It removed the fonts from the list but still left all the spaces for it. Now I have a long list of empty lines. And if I click on the empty line it still tells me the name of the missing fontScreen pic of listScreen pic of list

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