1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10
       20 Jul 2016 #1

    My computer says I am in Romania!

    Whenever I go to an online store checkout page the country is often pre-filled with Romania it occasionally happens in other circumstances too - I am in Spain! What could be causing the confusion. I use Google Chrome Canary.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 533
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Jul 2016 #2

    Go to Control Panel/Region/Location make sure your location and time zone are correct.
    Make sure your location is correct in Chrome: How to Set your Location Manually in Google Chrome - Fake Geolocation
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,713
    Windows Home x64
       20 Jul 2016 #3

    Your country is picked based on your IP, so if you have a public IP or use proxy/VPN, it can happen.

    Share your location on Chrome - Chrome Help

    You can actually tell Windows, where you live exactly by setting your location.
    Settings - Privacy - Location - Set Default - Find yourself on the map - Set.
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