If it's old, could be Checkmate but there are no kosher links to it (DXS also did a knock off)
Very much looks like it's based on or adapted from this (at least in part)
looks like this to me (*cough* Specsavers™)
Comic: causing or meant to cause laughter.
It's a Chancery of some type (maybe Apple using alternates?!). This ones in the ballpark, but not an actual ID. If you can find an even smaller example, that will really help with an ID.
You'll need to be a bit more specific to get a coherent solution to your problem.
A) Which font are you having problems with?
B) have you read the FAQs here:
regarding installing the font correctly?
If you are trying to open a downloaded font with Office as far as I'm aware you will get errors. Install it according to the instructions on the FAQs and that should sort you out.
Looks like a bit of added manual shear…
Looks like Lithos, but seems to have an added stroke and some scaling…
'Workingman's' looks to be based on this…
Looks very much like this, but may have an added stroke so confusing my old eyes (Specsavers™ visit long overdue)
Mixing up Parfumerie Text & Parfumerie Curly…
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