How to change the default font and font size in Windows 10

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Over the years and the advancement of technology , today we have the ability to customize almost every aspect of our devices. Before, we had to make do with the features our devices came with by default or from the factory.

How to change the default font and font size in Windows 10

Things like choosing a background, change the font or letter type, customize the colors with which we want our device to appear and even choose a ringtone, change or customize the color of the folder icon , things that seem basic to us today, came by default.



In other words, it was impossible to modify or customize them to our liking. However, as already mentioned, technology has allowed us to choose part of the design of our devices.

We know about ours mobile devices such as phones and tablets it is quite easy to configure some options to our liking, as well as customize the theme and wallpaper of your PC . In fact, many of these things can be changed by the device itself. However, there are also apps that allow you to make other kinds of changes that wouldn't otherwise be possible.

Now, does the same thing happen with our computers? Can they be customized too? In this article, you will learn how to do it using Windows 10. Before that, let's learn some other Windows 10 features that you can adjust to your taste.

      How to customize Windows 10?

      Customizing Windows is very easy and you don't need to know much about technology or programming to do it. As if that weren't enough, you also have the option to show or add a custom message when Windows starts. Also, from time to time, Windows makes updates that change other visual features of your computer. To make any such change you just have to follow the steps that you will see below.



      Step 1:

      Press the magnifying glass icon located in the bottom bar to start a search. Type in these "Settings", click on that option and it will open a menu where you have to choose "Personalization" . You can also access that menu by right-clicking anywhere on the desktop and then pressing "Personalize."

      Step 2:

      Once there you can choose between several customization options like changing the background of a photo on your computer, even to a solid color that you can choose from that menu.

      You will be able to download the official Windows 10 themes and change the theme, interface colors, taskbar, start menu and title bars. You also have the option to choose between dark and light modes depending on what you want and the time you usually use your computer.

      You will also be able to choose a different background when lo screen is locked and the waiting time. Among other features you can change. Now, sadly, the option to change the font has been removed. Yet there is a method that allows you to do it. What is it about?

      How to change font and font size in Windows 10?

      Although, as mentioned above, it is no longer available to freely access this option in Windows , if possible using another method. You just have to follow the following steps.

      Step 1:

      Following the first step exposed in the previous block, go to " Settings ” and then press “Personalization”. Click on "Fonts" and choose your favorite without closing the window. Then you will need to replace "INPUT-FONT-NAME" with the font name you chose earlier. Open Notepad and copy and paste the following:



      • Windows Registry Editor version 5.00
      • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionFonts]
      • "Segoe User Interface (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI semibold (TrueType)"=""
      • "Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"=""
      • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsNTCurrentVersionFontSubstitutes]
      • "Segoe UI"="ENTER-NEW-FONT-NAME".

      Step 2:

      Click on “File” and then on "Save with name". By default the file will be saved with the terminal ".Txt" which you need to change to “.reg”. You can choose any name you want, but make sure it ends in ".reg". Finally press "Save" and go to the search engine or file explorer to locate the file you just saved.


      Step 3:

      When you found it, right click on it and press "Merge", then press "Yes" and finally "Ok". Then you just have to restart your computer and the changes in the source will be visible.

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