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How to copy a font from one machine to another

A font is a graphical typeface used by the programs (word.excel etc) installed on your computer. A font can change the style, mood, or feel of a document or image and are in invaluable to creative professionals. Installed fonts on one computer can easily be transferred to another to ensure uniformity across different workspaces and projects.

  • Open Windows Explorer and navigate to your Font folder C:\\Windows\\Fonts.
  • Select the fonts you want to transfer. You can select multiple fonts by pressing and holding CTRL and clicking each font or by dragging and highlighting if they are grouped together.
  • Right-click on your selection and click \”Copy\” from the resulting menu.
  • Insert a USB flash drive or external hard drive and navigate to it.
  • Right-click on the drive and click \”Paste\” from the menu.
  • Insert the USB flash drive or external drive into the computer to which you want to transfer the fonts and navigate to its location.
  • Select the fonts you want to copy, right-click on the selection and click \”Copy\”
  • Open Windows Explorer, navigate to C:\\Windows\\Fonts, right-click on an empty area and select \”Paste\”.  Windows will install the fonts on your computer.


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