I haven't been able to get Tor v7.0.1 to run on my Windows 10, 64 bit system. As has been mentioned in previous posts, Tor just doesn't open - no error messages, no nothing. I have tried to download v5.5, but none of the links worked any longer.

  • Reboot windows into Safe Mode with Networking, then run it. If it works, there's some other software you've installed that is interfering with Tor Browser. – cacahuatl Jun 17 '17 at 20:35
  • I installed TOR 7.0.1 on a USB and booted my Windows 10 64 PS (AMD) into safe node with Networking. TOR worked fine. I then booted into regular set up (I run MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware, Windows Defender but not other "restrictive" packages. TOR did not start. I turned off the MalwareBytes, Windows Defender, and SuperAntiSpyware one at a time in that order and after each one stopped, I tried restarting TOR. I did not get TOR to start, So I gave up and went back to TOR 6.5.1. I'm not sure what software is interfering with TOR starting. It doesn't show up in the Task Manager even when It's tr – Ron Jun 19 '17 at 2:15
  • And in Safe Mode with Networking, as suggested? Often "stopping" antivirus isnt sufficient. Safe Mode with Networking is the best way to ensure it isn't loaded. – cacahuatl Jun 19 '17 at 5:16
  • Thanks for your help. I am reading up on the safe start-up. Have been out of town quite a bit and haven't been able to devote any time to this. I tried disabling the antivirus without effect. I will look at that later this week. If I get tor to work in Safe Mode will it then work in Normal mode? Thanks again. – RetiredCSM Jun 26 '17 at 14:56
  • here is the reason I found in my case: EUS:Win32/CustomEnterpriseBlock!cl<br> Alert level: Severe<br> Category: Enterprise unwanted software.<br> This file has been identified to pose a security issue and was blocked by your IT security administrator. – andrii Sep 29 '17 at 22:45

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