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jsf 04-01-2006 03:07 PM

Google Talk thinks I'm British?
 
Sitting in the US, and trying to download Google Talk. When I go to the page on the BB website on my 7100t and try to download, it says they've detected that I'm located in the UK.

I checked my Date/Time settings, and I'm set for Eastern Standard. Also tried it pulling my time from the BB and from the network.

Am I missing some random setting that's making the site think I'm located in the UK?

Thanks.

- Jordan

patrickh 04-02-2006 09:52 AM

It has to do with your ISP somehow.. locations on the internet are usually detected by IP address and who registered it, and it's not 100% reliable.

Try d/l it directly using the blackberry internet browser.

jsf 04-02-2006 02:27 PM

I've certainly seen funny stuff with IP's and locations when using a PC, but I got this error when trying to download from the Blackberry browser. That's the weird part.

I can try it using my desktop when I get to my office on Tuesday, but I suspect that when I try to register the app on the handheld after installing it, I'm going to get the same error.


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