Reinstalling Original Windows TrueType Fonts

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This article discusses how to reinstall the original TrueType fonts on machines running Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups.

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Follow the procedures below to reinstall the original TrueType fonts:

Enabling TrueType Fonts

Before installing any TrueType fonts, you must enable TrueType fonts; otherwise, the font names are installed, but the fonts will have either EGA or VGA resolution, not TrueType.

To enable TrueType, proceed as follows:

  1. From Control Panel, choose the Fonts icon.
  2. Choose the TrueType button.
  3. Select the "Enable TrueType Fonts" option, then choose OK.

Reinstalling TrueType Fonts

To reinstall the fonts, proceed as follows:

  1. From Control Panel, choose the Fonts icon.
  2. Choose the Add button.
  3. Place the disk (see the appropriate list below) containing the .TT_ files into your floppy disk drive.

    The following list identifies the original Windows 3.1 TrueType fonts and their disk locations (for each disk size).
                                                    Disk Number
       Filename       Size    Date      Time  1.44 MB  1.2 MB  720K
       ------------------------------------------------------------
    
       ARIAL.TTF      65692  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       ARIALBD.TTF    66080  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       ARIALBI.TTF    71880  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       ARIALI.TTF     61656  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      B
       COUR.TTF       72356  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       COURBD.TTF     78564  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       COURBI.TTF     84436  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       COURI.TTF      80588  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       TIMES.TTF      83260  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       TIMESBD.TTF    79804  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       TIMESBI.TTF    76452  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       TIMESI.TTF     78172  03-10-92   3:10a    5       6      9
       SYMBOL.TTF     64516  03-10-92   3:10a    6       6      9
       WINGDING.TTF   71052  03-10-92   3:10a    6       6      A
    						
    The following list identifies the original Windows for Workgroups TrueType fonts and their disk locations (for each disk size).
                                                   Disk Number
       Filename       Size    Date     Time     1.44 MB   1.2 MB
       ---------------------------------------------------------
    
       ARIAL.TTF      52532  10-01-92   3.11a       6       6
       ARIALBD.TTF    51841  10-01-92   3.11a       7       7
       ARIALBI.TTF    57729  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       ARIALI.TTF     47643  10-01-92   3.11a       7       7
       COUR.TTF       53733  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       COURBD.TTF     56871  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       COURBI.TTF     64330  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       COURI.TTF      60757  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       TIMES.TTF      69074  10-01-92   3.11a       6       6
       TIMESBD.TTF    63489  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       TIMESBI.TTF    60539  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       TIMESI.TTF     61880  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
       SYMBOL.TTF     50450  10-01-92   3.11a       6       6
       WINGDING.TTF   50450  10-01-92   3.11a       7       6
    						
  4. From the Control Panel window, choose the Fonts icon.
  5. Choose the Add button.
  6. Select the floppy drive containing the disk from step 3. At this point, all of the .TT_ fonts appear in the installed fonts section.
  7. Choose the Select All button and choose the OK button. This will reinstall the selected fonts into the Windows SYSTEM subdirectory.
  8. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each disk containing TrueType fonts.

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Article ID: 94875 - Last Review: September 24, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11
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