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    System messages received from MSN/Outlook.com account in foreign language

    Hi

    Recently one of my older Hotmail accounts was hijacked (and was being used by a person in Mexico, and in Spanish), don't know how they did it because the name is not easy and the password was way too hard (15 random characters). Anyway, I managed to get ownership back and restored the settings (name, location, phone number, language and removed the hijackers detail). Please note the language setting on the account is now set to US English.

    When I send an email from this account it is in English, however, whenever Hotmail/Outlook.com send an email to me (to the secondary email address for verification etc.) it is in Spanish.

    I have hunted Google for a fix but the results only say how to change the main account language, which of course has already been done. Many of these same articles refer to Hotmail/MSN/Live.com as it used to be and not as they currently are (all redirect to outlook.com)

    Does anyone have any idea where I go in Outlook.com Settings to change this behaviour?

    Thanks in advance

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    Try going to outlook.com and sign in. Click on your name and select Edit Profile. Click on Contact Info and then Edit. Make sure your Country/region is set correctly.

    Jerry

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    Thanks Jerry
    I've checked both the field displayed in that area and they are both set correctly to New Zealand.
    Any other ideas?
    Last edited by colinsw; 2012-12-11 at 02:15.

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    Have you tried to contact Outlook/Hotmail support?

    Joe

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    O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!

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