How to install a font?
Fonts are installed with Operating Systems , not with applications(though a few applications come with their own fonts). Hence we should install font in the Operating system's root folder.
To install a font,Go to
Start->Settings->Control Panel->Appearance and Themes->Fonts (The fonts button would be seen in the right top hand corner if you are using category view)
Start->Settings->Control Panle->Fonts(if your are using classic view)
you may simply open Internet explorer and type or copy
This would display the Fonts folder in your root directory.Now follow the steps
- Go to File->Install font
- Select the folder where font files are located by navigating through the DRIVES: box
- Now the list of fonts box displays all the fonts available that are not installed (The list displays the fonts found only in the directory you specified)
- Now select the fonts you wish to install and CLICK OK to install the fonts. (Hold the CTRL key to select different fonts at the same time)
A few websites automatically installs fonts in your fonts folder. Installing such fonts is not necessary.