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All icons changed to Rectangular . how to fixed it

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    All icons changed to Rectangular . how to fixed it


    Dear All,
    i was used win 8.1, and i don't know exactly why this case happened .
    my power, search and other icon in lockscreen or start screen changed to square or rectangular icons .
    you can see in the pic below

    [spoiler=pic][/spoiler]

    (if image link doesn't work, please use this link)
    http://i.imgur.com/V9glza5.png


    this problem occurs when i installing game (Far Cry 4) .
    how can i fixed that, for any suggestion or help . i would say many thanks .
    sorry for my bad english .

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
    Last edited by David Bailey; 29 Jan 2015 at 06:27.
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    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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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyG View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyG View Post
    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

    sorry if i didn't search before post in this forum,
    actually, that's solved my problem .
    thanks .
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