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Old Aug 24, 2007, 02:27 AM   #1
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Google Maps Won't Find my Address!

My address comes up fine on my pc but on my mbp it wont find my address on google maps or google earth. any help?
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 06:41 AM   #2
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it doesn't sound like a software problem. u sure u input the correct address?
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 07:29 AM   #3
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Maybe google maps has some kind of funky abbreviation for your street. My street name ends in Trace but if I put it in that way google maps won't find it so I have to abbreviate Trace as Trce. Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me, but who am I to question Google?
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 07:32 AM   #4
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I would panic, if Google can't find you chances are you don't exist.

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Old Aug 24, 2007, 07:39 AM   #5
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Can you find it in mapquest or yahoo maps?
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 07:49 AM   #6
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Try finding a time when it did find it in your history perhaps? It's not likely to be down to your macbook pro seeing as Google Maps is an online system.
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 07:54 AM   #7
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I doubt that this is a problem you can troubleshoot. Google maps/earth is a big program, it is next to impossible to put everything in. It may work on a PC but they might of lost somethings when making it for Mac. I can't get you a real answer, but I don't think it is something you can do. Sorry. E-mail Google

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Old Aug 24, 2007, 08:40 AM   #8
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I doubt that this is a problem you can troubleshoot. Google maps/earth is a big program, it is next to impossible to put everything in. It may work on a PC but they might of lost somethings when making it for Mac. I can't get you a real answer, but I don't think it is something you can do. Sorry. E-mail Google

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I think OP was talking about http://maps.google.com rather than a app called google maps.

Google Earth is a different story.
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 11:05 AM   #9
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I doubt that this is a problem you can troubleshoot. Google maps/earth is a big program, it is next to impossible to put everything in. It may work on a PC but they might of lost somethings when making it for Mac. I can't get you a real answer, but I don't think it is something you can do. Sorry. E-mail Google

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Seriously?

Google Earth needs an internet connection to work because it's constantly going online and downloading the information you requested. I used to think that everything was stored locally (actually, I never really cared about how it worked). Then I tried GE without an internet connection and lo and behold it didn't work. GE is just a front-end for stuff that's stored on a server.
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 06:13 PM   #10
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it works fine on my dell laptop. the exact same addresss. iono why.
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Old Aug 24, 2007, 06:16 PM   #11
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i finally got it working. i guess in safari i needed to use a diff street spelling.
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