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How to change default font in Windows 10

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When working on any operating system, its interface, as well as its fonts, should be easy for users to use. Changing the Windows interface is easy, but changing the default font in Windows is a bit difficult. In this guide, we are talking about how to change the default font in Windows 10 operating system.

The default font for the Windows operating system is the Segoe UI font type. After changing this font, the font changes everywhere in the operating system. Sometimes it can be difficult for you to continue working. This guide also includes how to reset the font type again.

How to change the default font in Windows 10

Do it step by step correctly.

Changing the default system font

First, you need to find the exact font name you want to change as the font in Windows. Follow these steps.

  • Press the Windows key + I to open Windows settings and go into the ‘Personalization‘ section.

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  • Go to the Fonts section using the left pane and scroll down the window to find the font type that you want.
  • Then click on it. I chose the Arial font type for this.

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  • Now, you can see the exact font type name in that window.

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Now the next step is changing the font type. Doing this seems like a daunting task. But this can be done easily by reading the steps step by step.

  • Press the Windows key + Q and search for the Notepad and open it.

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  • Copy the code below to Notepad.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts] "Segoe UI (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"=""
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes] "Segoe UI"="Arial"

  • Replace ‘Arial’ font name with your chose font type name.
  • Go to the File > Save as option.
  • Use the Save as type drop-down menu and select the “All Files” option.
  • Type any name with .reg extension.

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  • Go the saved file location and right-click on that reg file and select the ‘Merge‘ option.
  • Click on the Yes button.
  • Restart your computer.

Restoring default system font

Create a .reg file using the code below, just as you did with the .reg file above.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts] "Segoe UI (TrueType)"="segoeui.ttf"
"Segoe UI Black (TrueType)"="seguibl.ttf"
"Segoe UI Black Italic (TrueType)"="seguibli.ttf"
"Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"="segoeuib.ttf"
"Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"="segoeuiz.ttf"
"Segoe UI Emoji (TrueType)"="seguiemj.ttf"
"Segoe UI Historic (TrueType)"="seguihis.ttf"
"Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"="segoeuii.ttf"
"Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"="segoeuil.ttf"
"Segoe UI Light Italic (TrueType)"="seguili.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"="seguisb.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semibold Italic (TrueType)"="seguisbi.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semilight (TrueType)"="segoeuisl.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semilight Italic (TrueType)"="seguisli.ttf"
"Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"="seguisym.ttf"
"Segoe MDL2 Assets (TrueType)"="segmdl2.ttf"
"Segoe Print (TrueType)"="segoepr.ttf"
"Segoe Print Bold (TrueType)"="segoeprb.ttf"
"Segoe Script (TrueType)"="segoesc.ttf"
"Segoe Script Bold (TrueType)"="segoescb.ttf"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes] "Segoe UI"=-

  • Go the saved file location and right-click on that reg file and select the ‘Merge‘ option.
  • Click on the Yes button.
  • Restart your computer.

Read Also: How to Create Your Own Fonts on Windows – iHackPc.com.

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