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Windows XP Text problem. Most text is in Symbol format. HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cvivinetto, Apr 7, 2004.

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  1. cvivinetto

    cvivinetto Thread Starter

    Feb 19, 2004

    When I turn on my computer, I get to the Windows XP user account screen and all the text is in a Symbol format. I sign in and All the text under the icons, the start menu, the text in some windows is also in Symbol format. I do not understand how this happened. I do not know how to change it because I can't navigate around to try and fix it because all the text is in symbol form and I do not know where i am. Please help me!! Thanks!!!
  2. Elvandil


    Aug 1, 2003
    Hard to say what happened, but I suspect that one of the system fonts has gone missing. Wihout being able to navigate, you better just do a repair installation unless you can navigate System Restore well enough to give it a try.
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