XP Office Word

By ksenapati · 5 replies
May 23, 2008
  1. The setting for the FONT, some how has been changed. The result is, wheneven I open new document in WORD the text does not look good. Earlier, the default setting for 'FONT' was such that the text used to look nice. Now , I can't get the same type font. How do I re-change the setting like before ?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Repair Office, from Add/Remove programs Microsoft Office Xp (pretty sure it has that)
    You'll probably need your Office Cd (and key, just in case it asks)
  3. ksenapati

    ksenapati TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It is not getting repaired inspite of repeated effort.
  4. ksenapati

    ksenapati TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It is not getting repaired. Its not asking office software or the relative key also.
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,473   +126

    Go into your FONT folder located in C:\Windows\FONT you can check to see what's going on with the fonts choose the font that is giving you trouble and double click on the name of the font.

    You can turn on the printer and see what it looks like printed when you press print.

    Remember to check for office updates for word, and you might have run the CD again to repair office. If it doesn't work then uninstall office. Download CCleaner run that for junk and registry files. Reboot the PC Login back and install office again but this time with all the updates for it.

    You should be okay... If not then look into 2003 or 2007 office.
  6. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Locate Normal.dot and rename it.
    • Start-->Search
    • Maximize the Search box
    • “All files and folders”
    • type in: Normal.dot in the field labeled, "All or part of the file name:"
    • click on the drop-down menu arrow next to, “Look in”
    • Select "Local Disk (C: )
    • click on the drop-down menu arrow next to, “More advanced options”
    • check the box next to, “Search hidden files and folders”
    • Select Search
    For each occurrence of Normal.dot that appears, right-click the file and select, "Rename" from the drop down list. Rename the file to "oldNormal.dot"

    Restart Word. Microsoft Word will now launch, and after not finding its previous default template file, it will build a fresh one on its own.

    Did that work?
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