Windows 7 - how to install font from CD

In XP Font folder, I could select "Install New Font", navigate to the CD, then browse the font names to find the one to install.

How do I do this in Windows 7? The fonts on the CD display as the file name (e.g. "Aachenb.ttf") not the font name. Yes I can right click on Aachenb.ttf and select preview or install, but since I want to install a family of fonts, I will have to do this for each file and it will be time-consuming and inconvenient, assuming I can guess the font from the file name. (What is "Swz721kc" ?)

I like Windows 7, but the font handling is horrible (I won't go into the inability to remove unwanted foreign language fonts).

Any help in installing fonts from CD will be appreciated.

 

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Last updated April 24, 2019 Views 3,097 Applies to:
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Just open %WINDIR%\Fonts folder and drag all files from CD into it. All fonts you've dragged will be installed.
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