My Location misread by websites.

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  • Updated 4 years ago reads my location as being in Senatobia, MS rather than in Benton AR. Could you reset my ISP or router code so that it shows correct location.
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Larry Rodgers

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Posted 4 years ago

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Bev, Champion

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You won't get the correct location with satellite internet, the software that determines that has to basically guess based on your gateway and Acceleration server. For me it usually claims Wichita, KS but has claimed other locations over the years. (I'm in Southern AR.)

 Bing things I'm in IL, probably because I frequent a couple of IL bushiness sites and search for things in IL fairly often due to my partner's work but, most sites thing I'm in KS.
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i don't get it on ATT or TMobile, either. One thinks I'm a 100 miles from here in one direction and the other thinks I'm about a 100 miles in the other direction.
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Whispering Squash

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Databases of IP addresses don't necessarily map your IP address to your location in the real world consistently, much less accurately. I googled "where is my IP address?" the other day and got six different results, none within 75 miles of where I am. I'd be very surprised if this problem was fixable.