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Should I remove Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,171
United States Rank #8,064
Reach 0.0352%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.94 days
322.82 days >
Average installed length: 169.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.9.6.0 68.42%
0.9.4.0 15.38%
0.9.2.0 2.63%
0.9.1.0 13.56%

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Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

What is Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on?  (from Google Inc)

To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, we have developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics. If you want to opt-out, download and in...  Read more

Overview

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is a software program developed by Google Inc. The most common release is 0.9.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 61% of users of Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\google analytics opt-out
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CE6F9778-35DE-42D1-8C61-C5C69DCF8927}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

  • gaoptout.dll - Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • gaoptout.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on' with the class of {75EF13CE-B59E-41ba-8A5A-A944031BD8B4}.

How do I remove Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on?

Quickly and completely remove Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#11,171

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows 8 24.09%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 5.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.84%
Windows 8.1 8.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.54%
Windows 10 Home 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.66%
  United Kingdom 17.40%
  Netherlands 4.70%
  Canada 2.98%
  Belgium 2.19%
  Australia 1.88%
  DK 1.57%
  India 1.10%
  Germany 0.94%
  Sweden 0.78%
  South Africa 0.63%
  Spain 0.63%
  France 0.47%
  New Zealand 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.41%
Dell 25.96%
Acer 14.10%
Toshiba 6.73%
Lenovo 6.41%
GIGABYTE 4.49%
ASUS 4.49%
Samsung 1.92%
Gateway 1.60%
Intel 0.96%
Medion 0.96%
Sahara 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.17%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.38%
ASUS All Series 2.38%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com

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