Install or delete fonts

Windows comes with a variety of fonts already installed. For more information, see Change your font settings.

If you want to install additional fonts, you must first download them. You can download fonts from a software program, the Internet, or your organization's network.


  • Before you download a font, make sure you trust the source.

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To install a font

  • Right-click the font you want to install and click Install.


  • You can also install a font by dragging it into Fonts in Control Panel.

To delete a font

  1. Open Fonts by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Fonts.

  2. Click the font you want to delete. To select more than one font at a time, press and hold down the Ctrl key while you click each font.

  3. On the toolbar, click Delete.