I recently acquired a MacBook Pro for my mobile development and played around in Mac OSX before getting Boot Camp and Windows 7 installed. While exploring I kept reading text files in the Monaco font. I've known about it for a while and never liked it as a programming font. But I did like it for the console and SSH apps. But surprise when installing Windows, Monaco was not a available as a console font -- even after downloading it an configuring it for Notepad. So a little digging with Process Monitor I found the registry key needed to make it available:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont] "000"="Monaco"
Mmm....much nicer console.