It is very easy to change the default fonts in Android or iOS devices, but only a few have actually cared to change the default font in Windows 10. So if you have been using Windows OS for a while and you do not know how to remove the system font, here is how to access the personalization option to change the system fonts.

Unlike Windows 7, it wasn’t possible, except with the use of some software which there is no assurance your computer will continue working properly after then, but now in Windows 10, you can change the ‘Segoe UI’ font that is used everywhere in the system including the notepad software. Previously you could easily change the system fonts, now it has to be done differently by accessing some registry values, so here is what to do.

How to Change the Default Font in Windows 10

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Here in this article, we have decided to share a complicated, yet working method to change the default font on Windows 10. The good thing is there are varieties of fonts to choose from, and they are applied to all settings in Windows 10. So let us see how to change the default font on Windows 10 computer.

#1. Search for ‘Control Panel”, next select ‘Fonts’.

#2. Now all fonts available on your Windows 10 computer will be shown, now screenshot or save the names of the system fonts.
– Note down the exact name of the font


#3. Open ‘Notepad’ on your computer, and then copy and paste this code below into ‘Notepad’.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


"Segoe UI (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)"=""



#4. Now the last part of the code has the name ‘ENTER-NEW-FONT-NAME’, so replace it with the one you want.

#5. Now click on the ‘Notepad’ file and select Save As, choose to save it as ‘All Files’ with any name, but extention must end with .reg since we are editing the Windows registry.

Change Windows 10 default font

#6. Open the location where you saved it and double-click the file, and click ‘Ok’ when the popup displays.

#7. Now restart your computer to see the newly applied font on your system.
– You might need to create a system restore point in case of anything bad that happens

How To Roll Back the Font Updates?

If you just wanted to see how this works and want to roll back to the default fonts on Windows or you want to change the font, follow this method below.

#1. Open ‘Notepad’ and paste the below code in it.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts]
"Segoe UI (TrueType)"="segoeui.ttf"
"Segoe UI Black (TrueType)"="seguibl.ttf"
"Segoe UI Black Italic (TrueType)"="seguibli.ttf"
"Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"="segoeuib.ttf"
"Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"="segoeuiz.ttf"
"Segoe UI Emoji (TrueType)"="seguiemj.ttf"
"Segoe UI Historic (TrueType)"="seguihis.ttf"
"Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"="segoeuii.ttf"
"Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"="segoeuil.ttf"
"Segoe UI Light Italic (TrueType)"="seguili.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"="seguisb.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semibold Italic (TrueType)"="seguisbi.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semilight (TrueType)"="segoeuisl.ttf"
"Segoe UI Semilight Italic (TrueType)"="seguisli.ttf"
"Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"="seguisym.ttf"
"Segoe MDL2 Assets (TrueType)"="segmdl2.ttf"
"Segoe Print (TrueType)"="segoepr.ttf"
"Segoe Print Bold (TrueType)"="segoeprb.ttf"
"Segoe Script (TrueType)"="segoesc.ttf"
"Segoe Script Bold (TrueType)"="segoescb.ttf"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]

"Segoe UI"=-

#2. Select ‘Save As’, under the ‘Save as Type’, choose ‘All Files’ and name it anything you want, again, take note of the file extension, it should end with .reg.

#3. Now open the location ‘File’ where it was saved and double click the reg file to open the registry.

That is it, just restart your computer to roll back the previous changes.

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So this article has taught you how to change the default font in Windows 10 computers. You might have doubts concerning this and there must be a reason, so let us known in the comment section box below why it will be well appreciated. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also.

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