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November 18, 2006 12:03 AM

Broken: store locator

(Best Buy fixed their store locator - it now shows you what stores are within the proximity of your zip code, it no longer re-directs you to the Microsoft Windows mobile page. Good job Best Buy!)

BbstorelocatorNick Srinivasan writes in: I was on the Best Buy website trying to locate a store near my neighborhood. On the store locator page, after you input your zip-code under Store Locator and click "Go" to see the results, you are then re-directed to a Microsoft Windows mobile page.

Mmobile_1 The web developer must have forgotten to change a test link!


Either they fixed it already, or you did something wrong. It works fine.

However, this post is broken! The correct link to the store locator page is

Posted by: stoo at November 18, 2006 06:46 AM

It woks now. I even tried the zipcode you used, and it works. I think thats kind of funny.

Posted by: Aux10 at November 18, 2006 09:02 AM

well gudging by the dates, they were probably busy playing with their new ps3!

Posted by: n1nj4 at November 18, 2006 10:50 AM

If the link "redirected" the visitor to the Windows Mobile page, how come you can't hit the back button from the Windows site?, or did it pop up in a new window?

Posted by: Kyle Rosenberg at November 19, 2006 09:09 PM

Seeing how Best Buy is basically broken as a retailer, this was actually a public service.

Posted by: BklynJace at November 29, 2006 04:57 PM

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