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Installing Fonts on Windows 95, 98, ME & NT

TrueType fonts & OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines (.ttf)

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

Postscript Type 1 fonts & OpenType fonts with Postscript outlines (.otf)

Before installing the fonts ensure that Adobe Type Manager (ATM) 4.0 or later is already installed

  1. Open Adobe Type Manager. It will probably be under Start > Programs > Adobe
  2. Be sure that Source is set to Browse for Fonts
  3. Navigate to the folder on your hard drive, a disk, or CD where your new fonts are located
  4. Highlight the fonts you wish to install
  5. Click the Add button

 

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