Windows - Where is app850.fon ?
"app850.fon" is the font file used for the DOS window under '95/'95/NT. You should find it in your c: hidden. If you search from the Explorer->Tools->Find "app850.fon" it should be found in the fonts directory. There is nothing to be done - the file exists and is in the correct location.
If you do not have this file then, you might have "appXXX.fon", or some other fixed font. You can locate the file that you want as follows:-
Display the font list as 'details'. Within that list you should find a "MS-DOS CPXXX" entry. It will be a red font (if you are in monochrome then it will have a 'A' in the box rather than a 'Tt'). This is a fixed font and will be a good alternative to "app850.fon", you can also try the "Fixedsys" font file which has some weird name.
To be honest I do not know what Microsoft are currently shipping. Most of the Windows platforms that I have used have been upgrades or been abused by so many people you never know what is original !!
We would be interested in any details of other fixed fonts, which support the full OEM character set that are better alternatives to the DOS ones.
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