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I was using my pc yesterday, and after i shut it down, and i tried to boot last night, it showed up without any fonts on the system, so what i am seeing right now, is similar to Wingdings and so on. I even tried to copy some from other pc's, but no luck.


Ok. New programs MultiAd Creator Professional 8, Baseball Mogul, Connection Keeper, Web Gallery Builder and ATK0100 ACPI Device Drivers.

I have Windows XP SP1
System Restore does not work - Tried it already.

All fonts dissappeared from c:\windows\fonts, so all i see, is: □ĺǿǼΨ□ҖҺд□ for My Computer, and everything else is similar.
No english.

I did not do any Virus scans as yet.
What i did though, is that i got a 16MB MMC Card from my uncle with pics of he and his son.
As soon as i put the pc on, i put the card in, and when the pc started fully, i saw what was shown above.
□□□□□□ and so on.

I may be able to get a screenshot.

Thanks for any ways you can think of to fix this trouble.
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Did you look in the recycle bin to see if the fonts were there? And do you have a restore disk or a restore partition on your hard drive? If so you can run it, the restore partition would be accessed by using one of the F keys, and restore the system files. The fonts may not be in the system files but it's worth a try, and there may be other files missing anyway. It might be wise to rebuild your registry too.
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I would check out THIS site.
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Did you look in the recycle bin to see if the fonts were there? And do you have a restore disk or a restore partition on your hard drive? If so you can run it, the restore partition would be accessed by using one of the F keys, and restore the system files. The fonts may not be in the system files but it's worth a try, and there may be other files missing anyway. It might be wise to rebuild your registry too.



Been there, done that...
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I would check out THIS site.



NOW THIS IS WHAT I TALKIN ABOUT!!!!!
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I take it that doing what was stated on that link worked?
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That would be right.....
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