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You won't be able to vote or comment. 575859Windows 8.1 System Language changed to Wingdings (self.techsupport)submitted 3 years ago by lacaplolHello, hoping this is the right place to post this. He has tried to change the settings but cant navigate anywhere because its all in symbol language. I am now one update behind on MWB, so might turn Comodo off to carry out the update, whilst I have an hour to spare, to put things right if it With my limited knowledge of problems, I don’t think the actual program is a factor, as it can be quite a few, reputable programs that can cause it to occur. weblink

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Just lost all of my installed programs; could be worse. Obviously, in my case, I need to update Malwarebytes as & when and other readers will need to update their own programs. Wha...?

Windows Font Changed To Wingdings

It looks like the text just corrupted somehow, it's sort of what text looks like when you open a text file with the wrong encoding. It also lists (and attempts to display) the equivalent Unicode characters. Try to research your issue before posting, don't be vague We are not a review site.

  1. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]BobHogan 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago(7 children)Its in the Control Panel.....Thats not buried very deep, and a simple batch file written by someone who knows what they are doing could
  2. I've also tried to do a restore from a previous point, but the restore point window is covered in wingdings...
  3. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]lacaplol[S] 7 points8 points9 points 3 years ago(11 children)I considered this, and it'd be one hell of a prank...
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All of my Windows 7 machines have the Character Map application listed in the Start Menu, under Accessories --> System Tools. Thank you for your assistance! Got help? Install Wingdings Font My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built Desktop By DataTech OS Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 CPU Intel i5-2550K, Differing ~4.4-4.8GHz No built in GPU Motherboard ASUS

Fusion power supply, 1.21 gigawatts. Windows 10 Wingdings They give you stickers! I'm pretty sure you'd need to save it with a particular file name+location, at least. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/191515-wingding-type-problem.html Avast, AVG, iTunes, and Steam are other programs which we have seen cause varied issues.

And to my surprise, it did! Windows 8 Font Changed To Symbols permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]s0berage 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Your computer got gonnorhea. Bytegeist08-04-2011, 11:05 AMThere's no Windows logo in Unicode, but there is such a glyph in the Wingdings font, mapped to code 255. All of my Windows 7 machines have the Character Map application listed in the Start Menu, under Accessories --> System Tools.

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You then need to drag the fonts within the downloaded folder onto this page. https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/3nimxl/windows_10_font_got_changed_to_wingdings/ Do not 'backseat moderate' - Report any rule breakers to moderators. Windows Font Changed To Wingdings permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]phreeck 105 points106 points107 points 1 year ago(2 children)I can't tell if this is a cruel joke or actually helpful... Windows 8 Font Changed To Wingdings Might even be useful occasionally.

Fear Itself08-04-2011, 11:48 AMÿ .. http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/font-smoothing-windows-10.html Virus Removal Thread Tools Software DDS (Startups/Diagnostics) HDTune (HDD) Hiren's BootCD HWMonitor (Temp Monitoring) MemTest86+ (RAM) Ninite (Downloader) OldTimer's ListIt (Diagnostics) WinDirStat (File Usage) Tutorials CCNA Professor Messer (CompTIA) Having Tech permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]justo316 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Lol reminds of the days we'd change a mates Nokia 3210 language to chinese permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(11 children)For anyone who It's just garbled corrupted text, much like would occur if you opened a text file with the wrong encoding. Windows 10 Fonts Corrupted

dstarfire02-28-2013, 08:43 PMBack to the OP, if you're writing key combinations, the standard is simply "win", like "ctrl" for (what used to be labeled the control key but is labelled simply As always, use your own discretion with all advice here. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. check over here You say you have MalwareBytes, Essential security & Comodo, these could be the problem source.

I would check that you have latest drivers and BIOS if it happens again. Windows 10 Font Problem And I'm fairly certain you can't even change the system font in Windows 8.1. Fear Itself08-04-2011, 12:14 PMApparently, not universal.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]thesuperevilclown 11 points12 points13 points 1 year ago(2 children)is there a way to do this easily, quickly and deliberately for pranking purposes, with reversal just as easy and fast?

I did a little research & it seems that when this effects us, it’s usually after downloading something or updating something – quite innocently. Support that violates other's privacy, or breaks terms and agreements is not allowed. Sort of like a familiarity test or puzzle game. Windows 10 Change Default Font If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

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Wingdings 2Unicode CharacterDecHexPS NameCharacterDecHexNameRange !330x21penballpoint🖊128394U+1F58ALower left ballpoint penMiscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs "340x22penfountain🖋128395U+1F58BLower left fountain penMiscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs #350x23brush🖌128396U+1F58CLower left paintbrushMiscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs $360x24crayon🖍128397U+1F58DLower left crayonMiscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs %370x25scissorsoutline✄9988U+2704White You should memorize wingdings and keep it like this. MORE INFORMATION You can change the character that displays in the logo by modifying the file SSFLYWIN.SCR as follows: Make a backup copy of the SSFLYWIN.SCR file.