How to install and uninstall Fonts in Windows 10/8/7

Fonts in Windows 7/8/10 are located in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. Windows features over 40 new fonts. However, if you would still like to install new fonts in Windows, the process to do so now is quite simple.

Install Fonts in Windows

First download the font, which you would like to install. There are several websites which offer free Windows fonts. Unzip the font.

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Now right click on it and click on Install. That’s it.

If you’d like to preview the font and then install it, double click on the font and view it in the Font Viewer. In the taskbar you will see two  buttons; Print and Install. Click on Install to install the font.

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Uninstall fonts in Windows

To uninstall the font, open the Fonts Control Panel applet, select the font and click on the Delete option available in the menu bar.

How to load and unload fonts without installing, uninstalling them and how to restore default fonts may also interest you.

Windows Vista users may want to read this post on how to install or uninstall fonts in Windows Vista.

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