Change the country or region setting


The country or region setting in Windows, referred to as location, indicates the country or region that you're in. Some software programs and services provide you with local information, such as news and weather, based on this setting.

Watch this video to learn how to change the country or region setting (0:51)

To change the country or region setting

  1. Open Region and Language by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Region and Language.

  2. Click the Location tab, select your location from the list, and then click OK.



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