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For making some kind of font installer, after some install and uninstall, my windows 8 Font cache , damaged, so in Microsoft work or other application that uses windows fonts, when I select any 3rd party font, system generated below error:

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all fonts that listed in applications like Word, is not listed in Fonts applet in control Panel, So is there any way to reset font cache in windows 8 pro?

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the font cache is only used by WPF and Direct2D applications and not by GDI applications like Word.

The fontcache should be this file: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\~FontCache-System.dat. Delete the file and let Windows generate the file again.

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After Deleting those files in safe mode, Nothing Happened... – Kaveh Mar 6 '13 at 20:35
run Process Monitor while satrting the apps to see more details:… ,…. Look at the result column to see which calls fail. – magicandre1981 Mar 6 '13 at 21:34
It's Seems that process Monitor is not Compatible with win8 Pro X64 because nothing happens after extract and run Procmon.exe – Kaveh Mar 7 '13 at 0:02
It works fine in Win8. Looks like you have some serious issues which maybe only solved by a reinstall. – magicandre1981 Mar 7 '13 at 5:08

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