Seven Fonts Not Supporting the Euro Currency Symbol

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Symptoms

Seven different fonts may not display or print correctly using the new euro currency symbol after you apply the hotfix NT4_Euro.exe.

The affected fonts are:
  • Arial Black
  • Comic Sans MS
  • Impact
  • Lucida Sans Unicode
  • Lucida Console
  • Tahoma
  • Verdana

Cause

This behavior occurs because these fonts were not mapped to the European currency symbol in previous service packs.

Resolution

Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition.

This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.

More information

For additional information about the Euro currency symbol, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182005Euro Currency Not Available in Windows NT Character Sets

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Article ID: 235445 - Last Review: August 2, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
Keywords: 
kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbbug kbdisplay kbfix kbprint KB235445

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