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I just want to get rid of Courier/Courier New on my system. It looks just horrible. I tried to replace it with FontSubstitutes key in the registry.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]

"Courier New CE,0"="Consolas"

"Courier New CE,238"="Consolas"

"Courier,0"="Consolas"

This didn't help. After reboot applications still use Courier/Courier New font.

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Ok, I have figured it out. You need to set "Courier New"="Consolas" and "Courier"="Consolas". Don't even touch keys mentioned above. –  Teddy Jul 14 '12 at 6:58
    
Calling people names like that is completely unacceptable here on Stack Overflow. You were probably downvoted because your question is Off-Topic here. Downvoted again and migrated to Superuser.com. –  ThiefMaster Jul 14 '12 at 9:36

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Seriously, you shouldn’t.

This font is needed by Windows and applications. It is protected for a reason.

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Try use Mactype, it simplifies all the manually settings for you.

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