Solved Vista fonts have changed/messed up

samfau2

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Hi there, earlier i realised that my vista default font is different, i.e. the font for icons, on dialog boxes and even in firefox etc have got bolder in places and also not as fine.

How can i restore the default fonts? Ive checked the appearance options and it still says they are Segoe UI (thats the default font right?)

Unfortunately ive got system restore turned off so no luck there.

Any help would be really appreciated.

Edit: heres a few pics:
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Brink

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Hello Samfau,

While some programs will have their own font settings that will need to be changed instead, you might also check in Step One of OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to make sure it is set with the default font as well to see if that may help.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/106279-fonts-change-default.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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kword88

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that happens to me occasionally. some program or other changes my refresh rate from 60fps to 29fps. this causes all the text to look thick and "jaggy". i use a 46" LCD. if you use something similar, i would suggest checking the refresh rate.
let us know if you cant find the setting for it.
 

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samfau2

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Thanks for the responses but ive now fixed the problem.

I found that cleartype wasnt enabled so turning that on fixed everything! Woo
 

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Brink

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Samfau,

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. :)
 

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