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Topic # 113711 25-Jan-2013 13:36 Send private message

Somehow I've managed to make my browser text bold. It's the same in FF and IE:



I want it back like it is on my other PCs:



Any idea what I've done?

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  Reply # 750706 25-Jan-2013 13:39 Send private message

Try holding the <ctrl> key and rolling the mouse wheel.



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  Reply # 750710 25-Jan-2013 13:49 Send private message

Klipspringer: Try holding the <ctrl> key and rolling the mouse wheel.


It's not that. The text is bold, not zoomed. And it's only on some sites too - this forum text is normal.

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  Reply # 750714 25-Jan-2013 13:53 Send private message

Have you updated system fonts?






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  Reply # 750717 25-Jan-2013 13:58 Send private message

freitasm: Have you updated system fonts?


Not intentionally. I recently installed CS6, could that have done it?



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  Reply # 750718 25-Jan-2013 14:00 Send private message

Yep, if it installed fonts...







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  Reply # 750724 25-Jan-2013 14:05 Send private message

freitasm: Yep, if it installed fonts...



What package do I need to install to revert them? I've already tried one, and it didn't make any difference.

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  Reply # 750725 25-Jan-2013 14:07 Send private message

I have no idea - not my strong area. Get a VM and install CS6 there and see if it affects that as well. Uninstall and see if it reverts.





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  Reply # 750730 25-Jan-2013 14:10 Send private message

That text on Google is Arial so installing extra fonts shouldn't have affected it, unless you actually replaced Arial with something else.



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  Reply # 750779 25-Jan-2013 14:38 Send private message

Behodar: That text on Google is Arial so installing extra fonts shouldn't have affected it, unless you actually replaced Arial with something else.


I took the Arial from my other PC and 'installed' it, overwriting the existing one. Now browsers appear to be normal. Hopefully this won't mess up whatever changed it in the first place.

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