UI Fail: Windows XP font importing

Sometimes, you’re replacing a PC for someone, and they notice afterwards that a bunch of cool fonts, the names for which they’ve forgotten1. “No bother”, one thinks, “I’ll just copy and paste the contents of c:/Windows/fonts across from one PC to the other”.

“And then I’ll click ‘OK’ 296 times because “Yes to all” still hasn’t made it into MS’s vocabulary.

WinXP's mass font import UI

  1. quite understandably. font names are never sensible []