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I switched over to Cleartype on Windows XP about 3 years ago. And in the Theme settings I used Vista (made-for-Cleartype) fonts for all the UI widgets.

However, certain system dialogs of Windows and Windows utilities still show up in the older Windows font. That now looks butt-ugly under Cleartype. Anyone knows how to change this system font too?

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Could you take a screenshot of this and put it in the question? – Stefan Thyberg Jul 16 '09 at 11:21
    
Can you give an example of what exactly would you like changed ? – Rook Jul 17 '09 at 13:43

Sometimes the font is hard-coded into the application.

In that case you have no chance to change their font through the global Windows settings.

Remember when Microsoft decided to lighten the dialog background color a little bit? (Windows 2000/ME) Suddenly many applications had dialogs with a mixture of dark and light gray colors. (Most times when glyphs/icons were not transparent and instead had the old dialog color background)

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