Change Default Font in Windows® 7
Discuss the ways to change default font in Windows 7.
Windows 7 is the new Operating Systems released with a lot of advanced features. Windows 7 also offers many new fonts to the users. The font options are provided with the systems for the purpose of displaying the various menus. The dialog boxes, message boxes, title bars, icons, selected items, etc. appeared on the system screen would be in default fonts. Windows 7 systems also display such options on the screen with the default fonts. The user can change the fonts that are set as default on the system. The existing fonts can be replaced with new fonts provided in Windows 7 systems. Thus, the user can personalize and add more attractive things on the screen.
Discussed below are the ways to change the default font in Windows 7 system:
- Change default fonts
- Alternative methods
- Tips to fix issues with fonts
Change default fonts
The user can change default settings on Windows 7 Operating System through personalize options on the system. For this, the user should right click on desktop area and select 'personalize' option. Then, choose 'window color' link in 'personalize' option. If an option is not there, then click on 'advanced appearance settings'. Now, select an item to change the font settings. Then change the size, font, color and other properties of the font by clicking on specific options. Click on 'apply' option and then 'ok' button to exit the window.
The default fonts on Windows 7 systems can also be changed with the help of Windows registry. The user can find an option for changing the fonts at the location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsNTCurrentVersionFontSubstitutes. Right click on 'MS Shell Dlg' and then click on 'modify' option. Now, the user can change the settings. The user can also change the default font settings in Windows 7 systems by downloading registry files related with this option.
The user may find difficulties with the process of changing the fonts in Windows 7 systems. Most of the issues are the results of theme selected by the user on the system. The options provided by various themes would be different. The altering of fonts does not change the fonts of program in Windows 7 systems. Other issues caused due to system fonts can be solved by changing the default settings.
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