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How to Change Font Style in Windows 10 (and Restore Default Font)

Windows is undoubtedly the most used OS on PC. And there are many reasons behind this claim and an easy user interface is one of them. Windows allows its users to customize their desktop or even entire system themes. There are many softwares like Rainmeter that allow such tasks. But if you just want to change the font on Windows PC, you can also do that. Here you will know how to change fonts on Windows PC. Yes, it will work with Windows 7, Windows 8, and also Windows 10.

Using a personal computer with a similar visual appearance for many days can be boring and at that time you can customize your computer to give a refreshing look. It includes changing wallpapers, themes, fonts, and even icon placements. All these are easy tasks and don’t affect Windows performance. So, it’s a win-win situation for users as we didn’t get a major UI change in Windows for years.

Change Font in Windows 10

There are many different fonts available on our Windows PC by default, but we cannot use any of them from settings or control panel. If you are thinking of trying some new fonts, then you are not alone. Most of us like to change the appearance of Windows frequently. And fonts are a basic requirement for changing the look of a desktop. You can choose stylish fonts, bold fonts, small fonts, large fonts depending on your preference.

How to Change Font in Windows 10

If you are using Windows for a while, then you must have come across the fonts section either in Settings or Control Panel. If not then you can search for it in the Windows search bar. It shows the available fonts on your system. And if you want to install a custom font then it will reflect in the font section. However, you can’t apply fonts directly from there.

Fortunately, Windows allows us to play around with registry editor files that control all the system settings. You can change who can take action on files, who can uninstall or install apps, and also you can set default fonts in Windows. 

Registry Editor is a powerful tool in Windows but you should only change registry files that you know of. If not, it can affect your PC and you may not even know how to fix it. So, make sure you know what you are doing in the Registry editor. Well, here we will guide you on how to change or set custom fonts in Windows.

Now if we talk about ways for changing system fonts in Windows 10, then there are multiple methods. You can choose any software like Windows 10 Font Change that allows us to change the font of the whole system or even allow changing font for a particular page or instance. But here we are going to share the easiest method which doesn’t require any software for changing the default font in Windows. Let’s now check what are the prerequisites you need to follow before attempting to change fonts in Windows.


  • Create a restore or backup point
  • Download and Install custom fonts that you like
  • Follow the steps carefully
  • Download this text file

Steps to Change Font Style in Windows 10

  1. Open font settings on your PC (either from Windows Settings or control panel). You can search for it in the Windows search bar.How to Change Font Style in Windows 10
  2. Pick your favorite font from the list. Here you will also find fonts you have manually installed.
  3. Note down or copy the full name of that font.
  4. Now open the text file you have downloaded from prerequisites.
  5. You will find pre-written code in the text file. In the last line replace the FONT NAME with the exact font name you copied earlier. Remember it is case sensitive.
  6. After inserting the font name click on File > Save As.How to Change Font Style in Windows 10
  7. Now in ‘Save as type’ select All Files and set the file name with .reg extension (eg anything.reg).
  8. Save the file and remember its location.How to Change Font in Windows 10
  9. Now double click on the new file with .reg extension and click OK if a pop-up appears.
  10. You will receive a new popup with information that the registry has been added.How to Change Font in Windows 10
  11. The change will not reflect without reboot, so reboot your Windows and enjoy the new font.

This way you can set any font you like in Windows 10. If you have a doubt that you can set a custom font in Windows 10 or not. Then the answer is yes, as long as it is installed on your phone you can set the font style with the given steps.

Now, what if you want to restore the default font in Windows 10. Then in that case you can follow the steps below.

Steps to Restore Default Font in Windows 10

  1. First, download the Restore Font.txt file on your Windows pc.
  2. Open the text file and click on File > Save As.
  3. Now in ‘Save as type’ select All Files and set the file name with .reg extension (eg anything.reg).
  4. Save the file and remember its location.
  5. Go to that location and double-click on the reg file.
  6. It will show a pop-up for your permission so click on OK to continue.
  7. Restart your Windows PC and the default font will be back in your Windows PC.

So now you know how you can set font style in Windows 10 and how to revert default font in Windows 10. I hope you find the guide helpful. And if you did, make sure to share with your friends who own Windows PCs. So that they can also enjoy new custom fonts on their computers. And if you have any queries regarding the topic, then let us know in the comment box.

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Ashutosh singhhttps://www.ytechb.com
Ashutosh is a game lover and tech enthusiast, He likes helping others by posting solutions regarding Windows and Android operating systems problems. He enjoys movies and games in his free hours.

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