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  1. #1

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 CP


    How do I set location in a way that metro apps will understand, using my desktop PC? For example;



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  2. #2

    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7

    You mean like a 'favorite' in IE10?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 CP

    Not entirely sure; it just seems that a bunch of metro apps are looking for location and I'm wondering whether that's determined by some Windows 8 setting I'm overlooking *or* whether it's going to use my ISP location.
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  4. #4

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Jay,

    I believe it woud be your Location Settings from within the Control Panel like in Windows 7 in the tutorial below for this. However, it doesn't look like it's complete in Windows 8 yet.

    Location - Change Computer Default Geographic Location - Windows 7 Forums

    Hope this helps,

    I also found this in PC settings.

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  5. #5

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 CP

    Yea, after messing around for a while I came to the same conclusion.

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