Resolve MapInfo Pro Layer Control text appearing as squares

product affected: MapInfo Pro™


MapInfo Layer Control text is appearing as squares as shown below

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This is a problem with the version of .NET Framework.


UPDATED: December 4, 2019
To resolve:
  1. Uninstall MapInfo Professional via Start > Control Panels > Add/Remove Programs
  2. Uninstall all versions of .NET using the .Net Framework cleanup utility available at:
  3. Reinstall .NET 3.5 SP 1 from
  4. Reinstall MapInfo Pro
***Please note the above steps are specific for MapInfo Pro 10.0. For later versions of MapInfo Pro you will need a later version of .NET Framework, please refer to the Installation Guide for you version of MapInfo Pro***