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    Trimming Fonts

    I use Win 7 SP1, and have Office 10, Photoshop CS6, & PS Elements 10, & Premiere Elements, and Premiere Pro installed. Each of these programs have installed a slew of fonts, way over 1,000 at the last count, so many that it's tedious to find the ones I do want. A large number of these are foreign language fonts, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek and on and on. I have tried to delete the obviously useless ones, useless to me anyway, some were deleted, but many produced a warning about deleting a system file. If I use File Assassin, or some other, utility will Windows simply re-create the deleted ones? Is there a better way?

    David

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    Here's a good article on the subject:
    http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/abo...overload_2.htm

    Jerry

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    Have a look at this article and the associated BATch file to remove the non-Latin fonts from Windows 7.

    I've used it, and it works, but it is a good example of inelegance in BATch file programming...
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    Thanks to both of you, will read up on it and hopefully prune the fonts folder to a reasonable size.

    David

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