Geolocation wrong (really wrong) in Edge but correct in Chrome

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This is probably a Windows 10 API problem not an Edge issue, but geolocation is wrong - usually really, really wrong - in Edge... while Chrome gets my location dead-on.  On the same computer.  At the same time.

 

Before we get into any 101 fixes - I deal with location tech in my job, and I know W10 well enough to know how to correctly configure my country, and clear my location.  This is a problem that exists on fresh installs of W10 and Edge.

 

I can send some screenshots to engineers who may be lurking.  The distance off is around 500 miles or so.  It is locating me in a place that I've never visited.

 

This has been a problem for years and a few (Google) searches shows that it pops up in the Feedback Hub, the user forums and other places every now and then, with no fix.

 

I really want to use Edge.  But correct geolocation is so fundamental to everything associated with search-based services today, and it gets old getting recommendations to walk down the street to a store that is 500 miles away.

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@vovchyk

have u found out an answer why edge and maps are not finding our location correctly and google chrome is?

thanks

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