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How to change the default font in Windows 10

If you are feeling “bored” with the default font on Windows 10, and you want to change to a different font but do not know how to do it, On Windows 7, you can easily change the available system fonts. However, on Windows 10, changing the font is not so simple. To learn how to change the default font in Windows 10, please see the Network Administrator’s article.

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Important Note:

  • To edit the default font on Windows 10, all you need to do is edit the Registry. Therefore, before performing the steps below, you should perform a system backup to avoid a bad situation, or you can create a system restore point.
  • Do not choose fonts like Webdings or Wingdings because this is an icon font, which can cause errors on the system.

How to change the default Windows 10 font

Step 1: Open Settings by pressing Start then clicking the gear icon. You can also open Settings quickly by pressing Windows + I.

Step 2: On the Settings window, select Personalization and then click Font in the left sidebar.

Step 3: In the right sidebar, the fonts will be displayed, and you can choose the Font you like. Remember the font name you choose. For example, here we chose the font Agency FB.

Step 4: Now you open Notepad on your computer.

Step 5: Copy and paste the following code into Notepad:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionFonts]
"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_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionFontSubstitutes]
"Segoe UI"="ENTER-NEW-FONT-NAME"

Step 6: In the above code, you replace ENTER-NEW-FONT-NAME with the font name you want to use; as above, we will enter “Agency FB”.

Step 7: Click File > Save As.

Step 8: In the Save as type section, select All Files and give the file any name, remember the extension of the file you save is .reg > Save.

Lưu file thay đổi font chữ trên Windows 10

Step 9: Double click on the .reg file you just saved to “add” it to the Registry.

Step 10: Click Yes > OK

Click chọn OK để thay đổi Registry

Step 11: Finally, restart your computer to complete the process.

After your Windows 10 computer has finished booting, you will now see the new font in File Explorer, message dialogs, the Taskbar, and applications that use the system default font.

How to reset the default font on Windows 10

After experimenting with a variety of fonts, you are bored and want to return to the default font on Windows 10, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Notepad file.

Step 2: Copy and paste the following Registry code into the Notepad file:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionFonts]
"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_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionFontSubstitutes]
"Segoe UI"=-

Step 3: Click File > Save As

Step 4: Select All Files in the Save As type section and name the file, keeping in mind that the extension of the file you save is .reg > Save.

Step 5: Double click on the .reg file you just saved to “add” it to the Registry.

Step 6: Click Yes > OK

Step 7: Finally, restart your computer to complete the process.

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Good luck!

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