Windows default system font is messed up, how to revert? See screenshot.
December 8, 2017 11:11 PM   Subscribe

[Screenshot] On Windows 7 SP1. Not sure when this changed to a generic Asian font. But the default should be MS Sans Serif. How do I change this back?
posted by querty to Computers & Internet (5 answers total)
 
Try this:
  • Open Fonts by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Fonts.
  • In the left pane, click Font settings.
  • Click Restore default font settings.
You made need to manually remake any changes you had previously.
posted by quinndexter at 1:02 AM on December 9, 2017


Does it show up this way in any other apps besides the Logitech settings app? In any case this Superuser question seems to cover similar ground.
posted by Aleyn at 1:04 AM on December 9, 2017


Neither of those options worked.

Besides Logitech, only some other programs have this issue so that's why I think it's a system-related issue.
posted by querty at 4:11 AM on December 9, 2017


Do you have an example of the Logitech Windows with the proper fonts? Or if not the Logitech window, perhaps another?

I’m wondering if it’s a common font you’re missing and need to reinstall.
posted by tcv at 10:04 AM on December 10, 2017


Don't have an example of the Logitech program with the proper font, but here's another program with a messed up font:

https://i.imgur.com/TuBqXCQ.gif

You can see how it should look on Google:

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=spek%20screenshots

 
posted by querty at 5:47 AM on December 11, 2017


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