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Hey all..I just installed Windows 8 two days back...but...

  1. #1


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    Windows 8 Enterprise N x64

    Hey all..I just installed Windows 8 two days back...but...


    since today morning, this thing is annoying me:


    It not only looks ugly, but also persistent...

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Where did you get your copy of Windows 8? That looks like it's trying to display characters in a different language than is installed. You may have a hacked version.
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    Windows 8 Enterprise N x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Where did you get your copy of Windows 8? That looks like it's trying to display characters in a different language than is installed. You may have a hacked version.
    May be...I got it from a friend...he said he got it from MSDN.
    But thats not how it was when i installed it...this happened after i installed some app...what should I do now./..
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Uninstall the app? Looks like the app may have overwritten the fonts, which may not help. You could try doing a system restore.
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    Windows 8 Enterprise N x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Uninstall the app? Looks like the app may have overwritten the fonts, which may not help. You could try doing a system restore.
    got a font from a friend and now its fine...thank you for your help.
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Which font did you get from your friend?
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    Windows 8.1 Pro, iOS 7.1, Elementary OS


    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Which font did you get from your friend?
    Maybe all of them,
    or just Segoe UI Light.
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    Windows 8 Enterprise N x64


    seguisym.ttf <- was the culprit.
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