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How do I change my location in web browser search

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My computer keeps showing me as located in Dallas. I live in Jacksonville, Tx, near Tyler. Shopping searches are of no use unless I can correct the location. I've tried to change it, but with no luck.

My computer keeps showing me as located in Dallas. I live in Jacksonville, Tx, near Tyler. Shopping searches are of no use unless I can correct the location. I've tried to change it, but with no luck.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Adobe® Acrobat® Plug-in for Web Browsers, Version 10.1.9
  • Coupons Inc., Coupon Printing FireFox Plugin
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 20.0 r0
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.1
  • Unity Web Player version 4.3.5f1. (c) 2013 Unity Technologies ApS. All rights reserved.
  • iPhoto6

Application

  • Firefox 42.0
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:42.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/42.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/42.0/Darwin/en-US/

Extensions

  • 404 : File is Not Found ? Now it will be! 1.4.1-signed (waybackbutton@lazar.kovacevic)
  • FEBE 8.8.1 ({4BBDD651-70CF-4821-84F8-2B918CF89CA3})
  • Forecastfox 2.2.2.1-signed.1-let-fixed ({0538E3E3-7E9B-4d49-8831-A227C80A7AD3})
  • iMacros for Firefox 8.9.4 ({81BF1D23-5F17-408D-AC6B-BD6DF7CAF670})
  • PDF Download 3.0.0.2.1-signed ({37E4D8EA-8BDA-4831-8EA1-89053939A250})
  • ReminderFox 2.1.5.3.1-signed ({ada4b710-8346-4b82-8199-5de2b400a6ae})
  • User Agent Switcher 0.7.3.1-signed ({e968fc70-8f95-4ab9-9e79-304de2a71ee1})
  • Adobe Acrobat - Create PDF 1.2 (web2pdfextension@web2pdf.adobedotcom) (Inactive)
  • CustomizeGoogle 0.76 ({fce36c1e-58d8-498a-b2a5-66ad1cedebbb}) (Inactive)
  • Download Statusbar 0.9.10 ({D4DD63FA-01E4-46a7-B6B1-EDAB7D6AD389}) (Inactive)
  • Forecastbar Enhanced 0.9.6 ({3CE993BF-A3D9-4fd2-B3B6-768CBBC337F8}) (Inactive)
  • Map+ 1.2 ({5359A5B3-9AFD-49ee-8C39-0A8F97A2A2D6}) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x0640
  • adapterDrivers:
  • adapterRAM:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x10de
  • driverDate:
  • driverVersion:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'skia', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'none', u'AzureContentBackend': u'quartz', u'AzureSkiaAccelerated': 0}
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • supportsHardwareH264: False
  • webglRenderer: NVIDIA Corporation -- NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 OpenGL Engine
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: True
  • windowLayerManagerType: OpenGL

Modified Preferences

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
the-edmeister
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What does this webpage say about your location? http://whatismyipaddress.com/

What does this webpage say about your location? http://whatismyipaddress.com/

Question owner

Helpful as to finding why the issue but how do I select the correct physical address for my computer when my ip is in Dallas?

Helpful as to finding why the issue but how do I select the correct physical address for my computer when my ip is in Dallas?
the-edmeister
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You can't necessarily correct it yourself. See this to learn how to proceed. http://whatismyipaddress.com/change-ip

You can't necessarily correct it yourself. See this to learn how to proceed. http://whatismyipaddress.com/change-ip