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Geolocation Incorrect

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Very weird problem. I moved from Pennsylvania to New York 2 months ago. Randomly, via Firefox desktop on Windows 10, it gives off my OLD address. Random sites that ask for location that is. I'm baffled because:

Clean Firefox Install (v75 64 bit) Clean Windows 10 Install

I used Firefox account password reset, even that email gave the correct info:

Firefox on Windows 10 My Town, NY, United States (estimated)

But:

https://browserleaks.com/geo (shows my old Pennsylvania town) https://whatismyipaddress.com/ (shows correct NY current location) Google = shows correct NY current location Home Depot = shows old PA town Maxmind = shows correct NY current location IP2location = shows correct NY current location

Firefox Options / Privacy & Security / Saved Addresses = EMPTY

The baffling thing is Windows 10 weather app and maps app does the same thing, shows old PA town. Others complain of the same bug in Window 10 too.

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I'm not behind a VPN either.

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Same Internet Service Provider now as when you were in PA? If so, is the I.P.Address the same as you had in PA?

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No.

Different ISP Different IP address Clean Firefox Install + Profile Clean Windows 10 Install

Works fine in Safari iPhone on the same WiFi network/IP address too.

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Sorry, that's all I have for ideas.

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Anyone else?

Replicated on LTE also, in Firefox, Edge, Windows 10 apps.