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Windows Has Symbols For Font And Need Help!

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.0

    Windows Has Symbols For Font And Need Help!

    Hi, Recently I went on my computer to play some games look stuff up on the web and notice my computer has changed font some how. I've factory restarted twice it worked for a day then it would be the same. When i say it changed it font i mean everything on desktop and start menu anything windows goes from ENGLISH to like x(;'a[]w-=+ and other symbols. I've tried looking online and haven't got a solution. If you could help me let me know! Also here's a picture.

    Gyazo - d083c18b291d1986982cc79080a889e4.png
    When you look at this picture look at the folders! It look like that text all around my pc! Besides my webbrowser FireFox

    Please Respond Soon.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 54
    Windows 7 Pro plus Windows 8.1 Pro VM

    I don't know how to link you to the original thread but this was posted by MrShowdown on 5th Feb 2013 ...

    It was the answer to fixing a font problem that caused symbols like yours to appear.
    Might not be the same thing but worth a try anyway.

    "Download the attachment i posted, extract it, right click on the file, then click install.
    Click yes if asked to replace font." Attached Files
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1
    windows 8

    Thank you very much!!! i installed the font refresh my screen and now i can read hahaha thanks!!!!
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