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How to install (and uninstall) fonts on Windows 11

In Windows 11, fonts make your writing stand out with new typeface styles. In addition to the default fonts, you can easily install new fonts – or remove fonts you don’t need. Here’s how to do both.

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How to install font on Windows 11

To install a new font in Windows 11, you will need a compatible font file. You can download free fonts from the web, copy them from another system, or buy them online. Windows 11 supports TrueType (.ttf), OpenType (.otf), TrueType Collection (.ttc), or PostScript Type 1 (.pfb + .pfm) formats.

Next, open File Explorer and locate the font file you want to install. Double-click the font file to open it.

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Windows will open a sample font in a special font preview window. Click “Install” to install the font. This will automatically move the font file to the Windows System Fonts folder (which is C:WindowsFonts by default).

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And that’s it! The font is now installed and available as an option in Microsoft Word and other applications. Repeat whenever you want to install other fonts.

In the future, you can also install a font by right-clicking the font file, selecting Show more options, and then clicking Install in the context menu.

How to uninstall a font on Windows 11

Uninstalling a font in Windows 11 is as easy as taking a trip to the Settings app. First, open Settings by pressing Windows + i. Or you can right-click on the button.Start“define”Settingsin the menu that appears.

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In settings, select “Customizein the sidebar, then clicklines.

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In the Fonts settings, you will see a list of all installed fonts in the . section Available fonts. To quickly locate the font you want to uninstall (if you know its name), click the “Type here to search” box, and then type the name of the font you want to remove. When it appears in the list, click on it.

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On this font’s preferences page, click the button “uninstall”.

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Windows will remove the font from your system. If you need to remove more fonts, find them in Settings > Personalization > Fonts and repeat the process. When done, close Settings.

By the way, installing and removing fonts works the same way in Windows 10. We wish you a happy typing experience!

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