How to Block Google Ads Permanently

Google AdSense is a free program that allows website publishers to publish advertisements, chosen by Google, on their websites. In return, website publishers receive money each time users click on the advertisements. While these advertisements are beneficial to website publishers, many Internet users find them annoying and confusing. Fortunately, by following a few simple steps, you can block Google ads permanently.

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Download Firefox if you do not already have it. Firefox is a free web browser that can be used on both PC and Mac.

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Open up the Firefox web browser and Go to https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865.

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Click on "Add to Firefox."

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Click "Allow" and then "Install." Wait for the program to finish installing and then restart Firefox.

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Click on "Tools" and then select "Adblock Plus Preferences" from the Firefox menu.

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Click on "Filter" and then select "Add Filter" from the drop down menu.

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Type the following into the box that opens: http://_.googlesyndication.com/_. You have now successfully blocked all Google ads.