Windows 10: Deleting non-Latin fonts in Windows 10 Home

  1.    20 Dec 2015 #1

    Deleting non-Latin fonts in Windows 10 Home

    This is my first post here. I have a new ultrabook (which I rather like) that came with Win 10 pre-installed. It has a slew of non-Latin fonts that I would like to delete (I have to wade through them all in pick lists on OpenOffice Writer). I have tried deleting them via Control Panel/Appearance/Fonts, with no success. Is there an easy way to delete the non-Latin fonts? Is there ANY way?

    Thanks in advance for any help.
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  3.    21 Dec 2015 #3

    Thanks for the suggestion, but, sadly, it does not. In addition, I have gone to the Font Management setting and followed Microsoft's directions explicitly. Win 10 will NOT let me delete any installed font (except ones that I have installed myself), and it will NOT let me hide any font at all. The 'Hide' setting says it will hide the font from applications, but EVERY application that offers a choice of fonts, whether from Microsoft (Office, Word, Wordpad, Notepad, etc.) or third parties (such as OpenOffice) shows ALL the fonts listed in the Font Management listing. Every. Single. One.

    There was a script for removing the non-Latin fonts from Win 7 that automated the process. That script does not work in Win 10. Is there one that does?

    Thanks in advance for any help/
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  4.    22 Dec 2015 #4

    Um... Would you please be so kind to explain, what on Earth is a "non-Latin font"? Windows is a Unicode system and has been for quite a while. It uses Unicode fonts, for which there's no such thing as division into "Latin" or "non-Latin".

    Can you provide an example of what you are trying to delete?
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  5.    22 Dec 2015 #5

    non-Latin = characters from other alphabets, such as Thai or Arabic

    Non-Latin fonts:
    ming LiU
    Traditional Arabic

    The list goes on. All of these came pre-installed with Win 10. Most are grayed out, which should indicate they are 'hidden', but they ALL still show on EVERY program that allows font choices.
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