How to add new fonts to Windows XP

Windows XP fonts

Although Windows XP does not currently have official Microsoft support, there are still many users who have and use this operating system. This is because it is an extremely stable operating system and you can still do things with it for which no need to have the latest version of Windows Nor is the latest computer on the market.

Things like for example install new fonts that make our documents significantly improve or are more economical when it comes to saving ink. To install new fonts in Windows XP, you only need to have the new fonts on a disk, USB or folder and a little patience to incorporate them into Windows XP. To install the fonts, we first have to go to the Start menu. There we write the following: % windir% \ fonts (as is). Once we press accept, another window will appear with the system sources. Now let's Archive and we click on «Install new font«.

New fonts in Windows XP must be TrueType

A pop-up menu will appear with the folders and drives of our Windows XP, through it we will look for where we have the font files or the new fonts that we want to install. If we want to install more than one font, with the Control button pressed we can mark the number of fonts we want. Before pressing accept we have to check the box that says "Copy fonts to Fonts folder" otherwise the system will not have access to the source and it cannot be used.

After clicking Accept, the system will begin to incorporate the new fonts that we have added. Finally remember that Windows XP only supports TrueType fonts, that is, files with the extension tt, otherwise it is this font Windows XP will not show the fonts in the box. Take this into account when incorporating new fonts. As you can see, adding new fonts in Windows XP is easy to do, even for the newest Do not you think?

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