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Weather.com won't allow me to change my location, says I have to use Chrome. What to do?

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This is frustrating. My Google News items are slanted toward another city several hundred kilometres away. Don't know how Weather.com settled on that location! I have a feeling that this is a recent change. The message is "Oops, this is not supported on this browser…use Chrome…"

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It is possible that they are not liking the older Firefox your running and will not provide service to it. There is nothing that can be done about that.

Use this www.speedtest.net/ to see which main server you get connected to. It is probably the same place that is several 100k away. It should be taking your location from a Hub near you. This should be closer https://mylocation.org/

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Can you post a link to a publicly accessible page (i.e. no authentication or signing on required)?

Note that this could be because you are on a no longer supported Mac OS X 10.6 operating system and have to use an older Firefox version.