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Windows 7: Default Physical Location

4 Weeks Ago   #1
baumgrenze

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 
Default Physical Location

I am running the latest Mozilla SeaMonkey browser under Win7/Pro x64.

Where do websites get their information about my physical location?

For example, almost any time I open the Home Depot website HD decides I want to shop a store 17 miles away (95050) when there is a closer one a mile away in 94303. I tell the store to make the closer one 'my store.' It remembers until I reboot. Other websites assume I am in Cupertino. Can I tell my OS where I am?

thanks,
baumgrenze


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

It best guess from your IP unless you have other location services running
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