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iantommo123
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where am I

last night I found out that my ip address had changed, upon checking I now find out that my l am now in Surrey, which is rather strange as I am in Rotherham S. Yorks (area14)Smiley Very Happy , any ideas ?

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Re: where am I

Wait for the geolocation companies to realise the IP address has been reassigned and update their databases.  Post here that explains how it works, or doesn't work:

http://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Tech-Chatter/Geo-IP-Myths/td-p/3039178

There is a link the post linked above that might be of some help in giving these companies some feedback:

https://whatismyipaddress.com/update-location

I have seen anecdotal evidence that accessing Google maps from a phone with GPS switched on via your home WiFi can help feedback your IP's location to Google and possibly other providers.

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