How to Backup and Restore Font Settings in Windows

A font is a graphical representation of text that may include a different typeface, point size, weight, color, or design.

If you like, you can backup your font settings to be able to restore them as needed.

Font settings include:

This tutorial will show you how to backup and restore font settings for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.



Backup Font Settings of Current User

1. Open a command prompt.

2. Copy and paste the command below into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

reg export "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Font Management" "%UserProfile%\Desktop\My Font Settings.reg"

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3. You will now have a My Font Settings.reg file on your desktop. This is the backup of your font settings. You can move this .reg file to where you like to keep it saved at.

You can rename the My Font Settings.reg file if you like.

4. You can close the command prompt if you like.


Restore Font Settings to any User on a PC

1. Sign in to the account on the PC you want to restore your font settings backup from Option One.

2. Double click/tap on the My Font Settings.reg file from Option One to merge it.

3. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

That's it,