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Old 02-10-2015, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis Indiana
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Whenever I do a search or log into a website it shows that my location is "Hammonton NJ" instead of Indianapolis. Has someone in NJ hijacked my computer?
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Old 02-11-2015, 02:02 PM
 
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Is this just on a computer? Is it on a phone? Who is your ISP? Same for different web browsers?
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Old 02-11-2015, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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Clear out your cookies (browser). Does it happen after doing that?
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Old 02-11-2015, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis Indiana
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Yes, just the computer. Comcast Xfinity
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Old 02-11-2015, 09:46 PM
 
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When I go to Staples it shows my store somewhere in Texas until I actually log in to my account at Staples.
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Old 02-12-2015, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Call your ISP, somehow that got a bunch of IP addressed redirected to someplace where they also serve.

In Texas, I once found myself locked out of MLB.tv games in Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, but the blackout did not affect the Rangers or Astros. It seems that somehow my IP was identifying as Beckley, West Virginia. MLB.tv did a manual override for me, until my cable provider got it straightened out.
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Old 02-12-2015, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis Indiana
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