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Installing Fonts on Windows 2000, XP & Vista

Windows Vista - OpenType fonts, TrueType fonts & Postscript Type 1 fonts

To install a font, follow these steps:

  1. Select Control Panel from the Start menu
  2. Select Appearance and Personalization
  3. Select Fonts
  4. In the Fonts window, Right Click in the list of fonts and choose Install New Font
  5. Navigate to the folder that contains the fonts you want to install
  6. Select the fonts you want to install. To select more than one font at a time, press and hold the CTRL key while you select each font
  7. Click OK to install the fonts

Windows XP & Windows 2000 - OpenType fonts, TrueType fonts & Postscript Type 1 fonts

To install a font, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run
  2. Type the following command, and then click OK:
    %windir%\fonts
  3. On the File menu, click Install New Font
  4. In the Drives box, click the drive that contains the font that you want to add
    Note: The floppy disk drive is typically drive A or drive B. The CD drive is typically drive D
  5. In the Folders box, click the folder that contains the font that you want to add, and then click OK
  6. In the List of fonts box, click the font that you want to add. To select more than one font at a time, press and hold the CTRL key while you select each font
  7. Click to select the Copy Fonts To Fonts Folder check box. The new font is saved in the Windows\Fonts folder
  8. Click OK
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