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Fonts and Document Corruption


How to determine if a Font is missing or corrupted


Document corruption is not necessarily caused by anything that the application has done.  Sometimes, it is what is missing or broken within the document that causes issues.  Even something as simple as a font that is corrupted or missing will cause issues with being able to view or even open a file.  To determine whether a font is corrupted or not, please follow the steps below:


For Windows 7 and Vista users:


1.  Click Start

2.  Click My Computer

3.  Click on Drive: C

4.  Open the Windows folder

5.  Open the Fonts folder

6.  Set the view to Details

7.  Arrange fonts by Size

8.  Check if the missing font has 0KB size

9.  Delete the font

10.  Click "Yes" to permanently delete the font

11.  Download and re-install the font from it's original source once again.

 

 

For Windows XP Users

 

1.  Go to Start

2.  Launched My Computer

3.  Click on Drive: C

4.  Open Windows folder

5.  Look for "Fonts" folder

6.  Set the view to Details

7.  Arrange fonts by Size

8.  Check if the missing font has  0KB size

9.  Delete the font

10.  Click Yes to permanently delete the font

11.  Download and re-install again the font

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