Instructions:
Block Google Analytics

These instructions provide the step-by-step procedure for adding a simple line of script to a file named "Hosts". In PCs with Windows, the following steps should be followed in order to modify the file and block Google Analytics:

  1. Go to the Start menu
  2. click Run
  3. Type Notepad C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc\Hosts
  4. Hit the Enter key
  5. Move the Curser to the end of the file
  6. Add "127.0.0.1 google-analytics.com" to the end of the file.
  7. Save the file and exit Notepad
    1. Pull down the file menu, click on Save
    2. Pull down the file menu, click on Exit
  8. Shutdown and restart the computer

The Hosts file is located in different locations in different operating systems and even in different Windows versions; please see Hosts file in Wikipedia.

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