2016-03-07 16:14:02 UTC
infect any computer with a Windows location of either Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova,
Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan. (Those
are the post-Soviet States minus the Baltic States). See the early
I'm not likely to become infected, but I've set my computer's location
to Russia, to see how the change might affect my use of the computer.
So far, I see no change, as I expected. (It's not a language change,
just a location change.)
If the change is inconsequential, I might perform this change on
the Windows computers of those of my clients who are a little
sloppy in their Internet use and have crucial files.
Does any of you know of a potential drawback to changing the
location to Russia on the computers of my clients?
How to change the location code:
Table of location codes: