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Install Custom Fonts in Windows [How To]

Posted by Rich On January - 18 - 2009

There are many free fonts available online; to install a new font (note: if you’re an XP user, scroll down to the XP Method Section):

  1. Download a font
    If the font file is in a .zip archive, right click the file and click Extract
  2. Right click on the font file and click Install

Install a New Font – Method 2

To install a font through the font manager, do the following:

  1. Download a font
    If the font file is in a .zip archive, right click the file and click Extract
  2. Click the Start button, type font, and click on Fonts
  3. Drag the font file into the Font manager

XP Method

For Windows XP users:

  1. Download a font
    If the font file is in a .zip archive, right click the file and click Extract
  2. Open C:\Windows\Fonts
  3. Drag the font file to the Fonts folder:

Enjoy your new fonts.

Sync System Clock with Internet Time [How To]

Posted by Rich On January - 15 - 2009

Starting with Windows Vista and on through Windows 7 and 8, you can synchronize your clock with an internet-based server. This will ensure your computer time is always correct. Having the correct time is essential, especially when you want to search for files modified on a specified date; if the date is incorrect, you will have trouble finding your files.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to sync your clock’s time with time.windows.com’s time. This guide also applies to Windows Vista.

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