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Windows 7: Fixedsys as Console Font

📅 2010-Dec-10 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

 

It does not seem to be possible to set Fixedsys as the Console font for the Windows 7 command prompt. Setting it in the Registry silently fails and it does not appear in the Fonts list of the console. This might be due to several reasons:

If you really want Fixedsys as a console font, get a Fixedsys clone that is available as a TrueType Font (TTF). One such clone is FixedsysTTF which can be used on the console. Set it to size 16 and Bold and it looks exactly like Fixedsys does by default.