Off-topic, I know, but.. how to avoid being redirected ... Solved

  1.    14 Nov 2015 #1

    Off-topic, I know, but.. how to avoid being redirected ...

    This may/may not have something to do with Windows, I have no idea.

    I am using Windows 10 x64 Pro 1511 bld 10586.3 (English version) and Firefox v42.0
    When doing a 'Google-search' and get all results in English language, rightfully so.
    However, at selecting a Microsoft link, I am redirected to the Microsoft site in my native language (non-English).
    (most probably that has something to do with the Windows regional settings?)

    I prefer English sites though.

    How to solve this?

    I am unsure about the effects... when changing the Region and Language->Country.

    (just changed Control Panel -> Clock, Language and Region -> Change date,time or numbers formats
    'Date and time formats' to English and adjusted date/time settings to dd-mm-yyyy and hh:mm:ss
    That didn't change anything.


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  2.    14 Nov 2015 #2

    Try going to (it will redirect you to I suppose), go to the bottom left of the page and change your language there. It seems to stick if you don't clear cookies.

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    For onedrive, you can change your language on your account settings...

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    Then change at bottom of page

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    Office online I can't change. For Excel it is particularly annoying as formulas have non-English names and I need to use comma instead of period for decimal separator. MS said to change it on your MS account settings (as above) but it doesn't work for me.
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  3.    14 Nov 2015 #3

    Thanks a lot! That, indeed, did the trick!
    Again - thanks.
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