Install or uninstall fonts

Windows comes with a variety of fonts already installed.

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.

Note

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

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To install 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 File, and then click Install New Font.

    If you don’t see the File menu, press ALT.

  3. In the Add Fonts dialog box, under Drives, click the drive where the font that you want to install is located.

  4. Under Folders, double-click the folder containing the fonts that you want to add.

  5. Under List of fonts, click the font that you want to add, and then click Install.

To uninstall 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 that you want to uninstall. To select more than one font at a time, press and hold down CTRL while you click each font.

  3. On the File menu, click Delete.

    If you don’t see the File menu, press ALT.