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  • Started 6 years ago by coates719
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coates719
coates719
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I recently deleted some of my default Vista Fonts.

I have tried reinstalling them using the 2007 PowerPoint Viewer and reinstalling Office 2007.

I keep getting the error 'error 1907.Could not register font. Verify that you have sufficient permissions to install fonts, and that the system supports this font.'

Thanks for any help.

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Smashpmk712
Smashpmk712
Posts: 313

are you running the install as admin?

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coates719
coates719
Posts: 102

Yeah, i right clicked and selected 'run as administrator'

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Smashpmk712
Smashpmk712
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does it give a file name with the error?

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coates719
coates719
Posts: 102

No just the error above.

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Smashpmk712
Smashpmk712
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Try reading this thread .... it might help.... http://forums.techarena.in/showthread.php?t=762178

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coates719
coates719
Posts: 102

Thanks,

I gave it a go but it didn't work i still get the same error message.

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whs
whs
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From which file did you delete the fonts?

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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

did you try to check the recyclye bin if your fonts are there?

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coates719
coates719
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I deleted the fonts from the Fonts folder,

I was trying to get rid of all the fonts i don't use.

I was happy with what i did at the time but now some program try to use the fonts that aren't there.

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whs
whs
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You may try 3 ways:
1. Type SFC /SCANNOW into Command Prompt(Open as Admin) - make sure there is a blank in front of the /. This may repair it and it cannot harm anything.
2. Delete the whole Fonts folder and reboot. This may bring it back. On that, however; I woulf first like to hear comments from other people because I am not 100% sure.
3. Try a system repair.

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coates719
coates719
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Thanks WHS.

Trying the system scan now.

How do i do a system repair on Vista?

I have a recovery partition but i haven't created a disc.

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whs
whs
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1. If you have not yet burnt a recovery disk from the recovery partition, you should do that asap - unless your PC manufacturer provided you with a recovery disk. Try to type REC into the Start search field and see whether you find a "recovery disk manager" or a "recovery disk creation wizard". But that differs from manufacturer to manufacturer.
2. For repair: when you restart your system, the first screen should tell you which Function key (Fx?) you will have to push for repair. This also varies by manufacturer. Once you found it, keep clicking it after you restarted the system again and pick up the Fonts folder. If this does not work, let us know. There are also other (more involved) ways to do that.
3. On my suggestion #2 above let's wait until we have comments from other friends. I am not 100% sure whether that will work in this case.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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When you delete a font (in the Windows folder) it is gone, doesn't even take a trip to the recycle bin.

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whs
whs
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OK, I'm glad you clarified this. But what if you delete the whole folder? I know some folders come back if you delete them completely but was not sure about the fonts.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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You want me to try?

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whs
whs
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NO, I want you to speak out of authority, not wreck your system (maybe).

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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But it's what I do!

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whs
whs
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You do what? Speak out of authority OR wreck your system?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

wreck my system. (in the advancement of knowledge (or to solve others problems))

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