Windows 10: Change Default System Font in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home Edition
       3 Weeks Ago #10

    I changed the default system font in windows 10 to "Segoe UI Bold", following the instructions here. After reboot, windows 10 Creator is stuck in time & date screen. Hitting enter always brings it back to the time & date screen.

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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
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       3 Weeks Ago #11

    Hello Renate, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Are you able to click/tap or swipe up on the lock screen instead to then be taken to the sign-in screen?

    I'm not sure how this could cause that issue, but you should be able to do a system restore at boot to undo it.

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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #12

    This is awesome , thanks Brink . And thanks for having this forum ...
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  4. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home Edition
       3 Weeks Ago #13

    Thank you for your help. I was able to restore my husband's HP Notebook using "Boot to Advanced Startup Option from Hard Reboot Option Six" and using your link for the tutorial "System Restore Windows 10 Option One to do a System Restore of Windows 10 at Boot". I need to let you know, changing the default font to "Segoe UI Semibold" worked OK. There may be a problem with Windows10 Fall Creator not allowing the use of 'Bold' fonts for system default. Renate
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  5. Posts : 28,638
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17655
    Thread Starter
       3 Weeks Ago #14


    I'm glad you were able to get it sorted.
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  6. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home Edition
       3 Weeks Ago #15

    Thank you, I restored Windows 10 Creator on HP Notebook succesfully

    Thank you, Brink! I used the 'Boot to Advanced Startup Option from a Hard Reboot, Option Six' and 'Option One, To Do a System Restore of Windows 10 at Boot'.<br>I need to let you know when I changed the Default System Font to "Segoe UI Semibold", Windows started OK after the reboot. It may be that Windows 10 Fall Creator can't use Bold Default System Fonts anymore.<br>Thank you very much for helping me to get my husband's HP Notebook working again.
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