Windows 10: PC reports location in different state

Discus and support PC reports location in different state in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; My PC is reporting its location in Salt Lake City, UT. I live in Kansas. This is a problem. It affects my time zone and location services. I have... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by j. derekreeves, May 12, 2020.

  1. PC reports location in different state


    My PC is reporting its location in Salt Lake City, UT. I live in Kansas. This is a problem.


    It affects my time zone and location services. I have been unable to force my default location to change.


    Any suggestions?

    :)
     
    j. derekreeves, May 12, 2020
    #1
  2. Rose Cal Win User

    Again, Location is not correct on the maps, Showing me in another state!

    Hi Wael,

    Wrong region settings or corruption may be the possible reason why a location was not correct or showing a different state. To assist you better, we'd like to gather more information:

    • Have you made any recent changes prior to this issue?
    • Are you getting any error messages when you tried to change it to the default location?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far aside from making sure that region settings was correct?

    Meanwhile, we suggest that you follow the steps in this
    article
    to troubleshoot Cortana. You may expand each section and try performing the instructions that you have not yet done.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rose Cal, May 12, 2020
    #2
  3. Rose Cal Win User
    Location

    Hi Paul,

    Wrong region settings or corruption may be the possible reason why a location was not correct or showing a different state. To assist you better, we'd like to gather more information:

    • Have you made any recent changes prior to this issue?
    • Are you getting any error messages when you tried to change it to the default location?

    Meanwhile, we suggest that you follow the steps in this article to troubleshoot Cortana.
    You may expand each section and try performing the instructions that you have not yet done.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rose Cal, May 12, 2020
    #3
  4. PC reports location in different state

    Unable to turn on Location in Windows 10

    Hello,

    We regret the inconvenience. Let me assist you.

    Before we proceed further, let us know a few more details on the below questions.


    • Did you make any changes to the computer prior to the issue? Is it an abrupt issue?

    • Do have any System Restore point set in Windows prior to the issue?

    • Did you check if the same issue occurs when you log in to Windows using a different Local Administrator user account?

    As an initial recommendation, I suggest you to follow the steps to try and fix the issue:

    Step 1:

    Follow the steps to change the region:

    a) Type “Region” on the Search and click on
    Change your country or region option from the search results.

    b) Now choose the location from the drop down menu to change the region. (As per your location)

    Move to the next step.

    Step 2:

    I would suggest you to turn On Windows location platform on the computer and check if it helps.

    You can follow the steps:

    a) Type
    location
    on the Search.

    b) Click on
    Change Location settings
    .

    c) Check the box which states “Turn ON Windows location platform” and “Help improve Windows Location services”.

    e) Click on Apply.

    Proceed to the next step.

    Step 3:

    If you are trying to use location settings for an app, I would suggest you to turn ON the settings to allow apps to use the location on the computer.

    Follow the steps:

    a) Type
    l
    ocation on the Search.

    b) Click on
    Location privacy settings
    .

    c) Move the slider towards the right to turn ON settings for ‘Let Windows apps use my location’.

    Restart the computer once after making the changes.

    Write to us with the updated status and the required information related to Location service in Windows, for us to be able to assist you further.

    Thank You.
     
    Sayan_Ghosh, May 12, 2020
    #4
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