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msc249 
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17
As stated in the description, my subtitle settings in Video Preferences keep switching to Spanish. Nothing cataclysmic, but definitely annoying. What is causing this, and how do I fix it?
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17
This does not happen by itself. You should change your password, as it was likely stolen in the hack of another website. Someone from South America is likely leeching off your account right now and keeps changing the language.
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17
First, change your password immediately...

Go here and read about needing to use a different id/password combination on every site where you have set up an account: https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Deactivate any devices that aren't yours here: /acct/?action=devices

Unfortunately, you can't force a cookie on someone else's PC to expire, so you may continue to have a problem until it expires on its own...
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17
cripes, thanks for your help everyone
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17
about how long does it take for them to expire?
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Posted 8/30/17 , edited 8/30/17

msc249 wrote:

about how long does it take for them to expire?


I don't have an official answer, but think back and try to remember the last time you had to re-enter your own password to use the website yourself... It will be at least that long. For me, it feels like it's maybe been about a month, but that's really a guess; I haven't actually logged any records of it.
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