Is there something about the design of TorBrowser that blocks the ability to upload files to Web sites, or is there something wrong with my TorBrowser installation?

UPDATE: I figured out that TorBrowser won't access files that aren't on a local drive. When I copied the files I was trying to upload to the Desktop, everything went fine - but attempting to access \\SERVER\SHARE\file.ext fails silently. It also fails reading HTML files this way, which still leaves the question: Why?

  • Must be your installation because I'm able to upload files through Tor all the time. – Jimbo Jim Sep 4 '18 at 4:33
  • Have you tried to split your file ? – user22983 Sep 7 '18 at 13:37
  • It seems like a security measure to refuse access of non-local files. Otherwise specially crafted URLs might cause a leak. – nobody Jan 5 at 14:58

Normally not a problem if the file is not too big.

Btw: Tor isn’t designed for up/downloading huge files. VPN or i2P would be better in this case.

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