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We have a Windows Server 2008 machine which we need to perform report template design work on (I realise this is not ideal - it's simply down to budget). As many/most of the fonts on my Windows Server 2008 installation are hidden, this causes an issue as certain fonts assumed to be active are not. Is there an problem if I Show (i.e. make available) all currently hidden fonts - eg. for reasons of memory, exposes vulnerabilities, etc
Many thanks

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Turns out there's a Microsoft KB article about disappearing fonts in Windows Server 2008 and Vista. It appears there is a hotfix, although I'm not sure which specific one, but it does suggest updating to the latest Service Pack for Windows.

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I can see all the fonts (the hidden ones are greyed out waiting to be shown if desired), however I wondered whether I should "Show" the ones that are hidden (note that there are more hidden fonts than those shown) - i.e. what are the ramifications - memory, vulnerability, etc – Travis Ingram Mar 14 '12 at 0:18

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