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Computer thinks it's in Chicago


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#1 Ed Ashworth

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Posted 28 November 2010 - 09:49 AM

The computer I'm using (HP Compaq running XP-Pro SE3) was originally set up new in Chicago, Illinois.
I inherited the machine and it is now in Ohio.
The problem is that some applications I use and many internet sites I go to always think that the machine is still in Chicago. Even Internet Explorer thinks it's is still "presented by Comcast", the old Chicago ISP.
I have looked for files that contain the word "Chicago", but never turned up anything that would solve the problem.
Anybody know how to fix this machine's location data?
Thanks.
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Posted 28 November 2010 - 10:38 AM

Info on how to change the default location:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Set-a-geographic-location-for-your-computer




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