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Firefox connects to google-analytics for some sites, and then gets stuck, and I can never get onto the site. How do I prevent Firefox from connecting to google-analytics? I use XP with service pak 3 in English

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Firefox connects to google-analytics for some sites,when i click on links in websites or emails and then gets stuck, and I can never get onto the site. Or opens a new bower behind the one i'm usind that's blank i don't even know it's there untill i close the one i'm using. How do I prevent Firefox from connecting to google-analytics? Or opening a blank bowser behind the one i'm using. I use XP with service pak 3 in English

This happened

A few times a week

== a couple months ago

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Question owner

I got the same issue.

I go on a website and all the sudden another window pops up with "results.google-analytics.com" or "search.google-analytics.com". It has often ads for other sites for example. black single dating site

how can I can I stop that from happening again? I didn't download or do anything, just visit websites, that I visit on a regular basis.

OS: Windows XP Firefox Version: 3.6.6

Question owner

What i did worked for me, i hope it works for you. I put Add Block add on to firefox then the next time i got miss directed i added a fliter which blocks my brower from allowing this and from being highjacked anymore.

Question owner

ghostery add on blocks 238 web trackers (including the web trends tracker on this page). ghostery will sort the problem by blocking google analictics and there other seven trackers

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/search/?q=ghostery&cat=all&lver=any&pid=1&sort=&pp=20&lup=&advanced=

guruyaya 0 solutions 1 answers

Hay! I've found that disabling firecookie, the problem stops.