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How to open a .onion site?

I heard of the Tor browser from friend and downloaded it. I'm curious to see what exists on the .onion sites but all the ones I tried shows me an error message telling me that there is a connection ...
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Tor 7.0.1 App Crashes when I try to open it

I have Windows 7 Service pack 1 and my browser is opera. I downloaded Tor but on trying to connect I got the following: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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TOR/Firefox freeze on fresh Windows 8.1 install

(yeah - I know - 8.1 sucks but I need this install for a work gig) Just wiped a system, reinstalled w/ W8.1 (x64), 8 gigs of RAM, i5, SSD - runs like a champ. Downloaded TOR, saved it to my Downloads ...
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facebookcorewwwi problems on Tor

I am trying to access https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/ but it fails after login on https://facebookcorewwwi.onion/checkpoint/?next with the error message Sorry, something went wrong Please try ...
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Tor browser downloading MPEG-4 videos instead of playing them

a pop up window shows up asking what to do with the file instead of playing it in the browser. I just reinstalled tor and before the reinstallation it worked just fine
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How to set up a SOCKSport?

I'd like to know how to set up a SOCKSport on Tor Windows and how to create a SOCKS policy. Thank you very much.
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My tor browsers closes seconds after opening

Every single time I try to open tor it almost immedietly closes. This happens every single time. I am on a mac.
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How to log out from from THIS site?

I'm a green newbie here and I coudn't find the smooth way to log out. Closing the page(s) is the way I did it so far, but I woud prefer logging out in a less abrupt manner.
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How to solve "Failed to bind one of the listener ports"?

Can someone please help me with this, or give me a contact email who can? I accidentally did something with the proxy when Tor was open and now I can't reopen it to fix it. 3/21/19, 05:42:30.670 [...
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Tor Failed to connected tor network

here's my log i don't know why it wont work. i have even tried using a windows 7 virtual machine. sometimes after hours of trying to getting it to work it does and i don't know what is the issue. my ...
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Pornhub showing 12 video thumbnails+user icons and blank afterwords

The only reason I downloaded TOR was to watch porn to be honest, but this is really ruining my experience. Can someone please help me? I really feel frustrated.
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After the latest update of Tor, I lost all bookmarks and it will no longer work

I am running an old laptop with Windows Vista and Tor worked fine up until the last update Jan. 25, 2018, I believe. After that the browser screen was different, all my saved bookmarks were gone, and ...
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How to use tor?

So I have tor or tor browser installed on my PC I have medium security setting on but what now am I safe to search?? I'm new to this whole thing and I've got it on mobile but I don't really know what ...
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Nothing shows up

I am trying to use Tor Browser. I've tried to get to one or two sites. When I use the browser, it loads, then it acts like it is done. However, I am just getting empty white displays -- the websites ...
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my tor connection timed out?

when I tried to close it I couldn't it looks like it froze or something, do I have to update my mac?? its not opening, I fixed my timezone (I use a mac OS X version 10.9) here's the log: 8/13/17, 2:...
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Orfox wont load?

My orfox browser won't load. I start orbot, and it loads successfully. But when I try to open orfox, the window just closes. I've uninstalled and reinstalled,as well as restarting my tablet, but ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited macOS

I have MacBook Pro mid 2014 with macOS Sierra v.10.12.4 (16E195). After launching tor (v.7.0.2) produces a message: After restarting nothing happens. Continue button does nothing. Copy Tor Log To ...
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Can't get Tor browser wizard to work

I have installed Tor but every time I try and open the browser nothing happens, just a blue circle for a couple of seconds. I am sure I should get a Tor browser wizard. Have tried opening as ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty ...
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How to limit the memory used by my TOR navigator?

my tor navigator is using something like 260mo of memory. Is it possible to low this by a factor 5 ? What risks do I have ? What if Tor encounters a out of memory ? Thanks for helping !!
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. - Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed

For some reason I can't get to use Tor... First, I got an error that one error and, after trying something that I saw in another question (using bridges), I got another (?) I dont know if its the ...
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browser configuration

Recieved this notice when trying to browse for the first time time. "Your IP address appears to be: 109.163.234.8 However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser. Click here to go to the download ...
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Installed Tor, tried to run got message "could not connect to Tor control port"

New to Tor. I've had it before on an old laptop with no issues but I recently installed it on my desktop and haven't been able to run it. I've tried reinstalling and disabling all firewalls and ...
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Tor connection in guest OS is being blocked by unknown firewall At Host OS part 2

a few days ago i have posted this: I am having a problem setting up tor through virtual box and let me give you guys some details: I have installed tor bundle on win xp that is installed on virtual ...
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Can't Connect to Tor Network, failed to Establish Network

I'm trying to browse tor on my university wifi, but whenever I try to connect, it doesn't connect after a long time. I've used some bridges and it still can't connect. Log: 1/31/2017 10:31:11 AM.200 [...
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Text To Speech after El Capitan Upgrade

I'm dyslexic and I frequently use TTS for reading long emails or pages with long threads/posts (Like this one). Last night I finally upgraded to El Capitan (10.11.6). Ever since then, when I use Tor, ...
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How exactly does Tor prevent ISPs from viewing internet activity?

From what I understand, I am connected to the internet via my ISP. Therefore, all my internet requests are going from my computer through my ISP to wherever. So, my question is, how does Tor prevent ...
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What do I do when install doesn't seem to complete?

Cannot get Tor to start\open after install. I have both d\l's available to use for my install; neither apparently works, or I am missing something. If I use the 'wizard' installer, it gives me 4-5 '...
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Failed connection to the Tor Network

I've just started using the latest Tor Browser, connecting through my university connection. When I try to connect, it failed to establish connection with the network after waiting for a long time. ...
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Tails Graphics/driver help

New to Tails and would appreciate some assistance. I currently have a Geforce GTX 970 with a 1920 X 1080 monitor (primary) connected via DVI-D and a old 1024 X 768 VGA connected using a DVI-I adapter....
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How do I use Kindle Fire Tor App?

I have downloaded and opened Tor, and it goes into the app but it says I am not using Tor and won't let me access Tor, so how do I fix this so I can use it?
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Running multiple TOR instances in TOR browser versions 5+

I have checked around but haven't found an answer to running multiple instances for V5+ Closest was for v4.5 Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5 Anyone have any updates for this ...
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I download the english tor for 32bit windows. I install tor. I cannot use tor as it has no language, just llllllllll lll llllll lll. huh?

I can not change the language as I have no way of reading anything. the setup looks like my old firefox setup, but icons do not match up so I can't guess which icon matches to language!! the language ...
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Google Play Store detects wrong IP address when using Tor

I use Tor when accessing the Play Store. I have Tor to use US exit nodes only and I've confirmed by looking up my IP while using Tor that I indeed have US IPs. However, when accessing Play Store, Play ...
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Connection Problems

I am having problems connecting to sites with Tor. I made sure that all my firewall settings were properly allowing Tor and sure that my system clock was set to the proper time. It was set to the ...
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Unable to pick a suitable Tor Browser version for OSX 10.5.8

Is there a version of Tor browser for OSX 10.5.8 PPC G5? The only thing available for my OS I see is for 10.6 and above. Thanks.
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tor keep give me restart

im having problem with tor browser after it make the connection and it open the browser after 10 to 15 sec it display a massage to me say: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in ...
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Static/Portable Tor Build For MacOS

Pretty much what the title says, is it possible to get a static Tor build running with modern code? All of the examples I've seen of this are from years ago, mostly on Linux too. I'm in an environment ...
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What precautions should I take if I want to use Tor to hide my traffic from my University?

I am student at university and use university internet. I am interested in using Tor to prevent my university from seeing what sites I visit and what I am doing on those sites. As I understand it now, ...
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Why do I get "invalid argument" when trying to verify Tor Browser's signature on Windows 10?

this is a copy of the cmd window: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.985] (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:\WINDOWS\system32>gpgv --keyring .\tor.keyring Downloads\torbrowser-...
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Is there a safe way to access this site

" https://thewest.com.au/digital-edition?utm_source=SSW&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=digital-edition&utm_term=read-the-digital-edition&utm_content=top-nav " I am a paid ...
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Tor 10.0.12 | No Checkboxes displayed

I am facing this issue since 10.0.10 on Manjaro Linux. Now I am on a fresh install of 10.0.12. Since the update no checkboxes in forms are displayed any more. Even this is the case when I try to ...
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many IP tor in blacklist?

too many tor ip's have been blacklisted. When I try to login gmail, google, youtube. I'm tired of having to verify captcha constantly. Is there a way to exclude the IPs that have been blacklisted. Or ...
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react-native-tor response -> {"_U":0,"_V":0,"_W":null,"_X":null}

I'm playing with react-native-tor NPM. When testing get request try { // Use built in client to make REST calls to .onion urls routed through the Sock5 proxy ! const resp = await tor ...
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Loading slow & times out

Solutions only for developers. Useless for individuals. Please prove to me that if resolved for individuals, some of whom are also developers, none of those developers are or could be scammers. The ...
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Can I get a T-shirt by donating Tor $75 via cryptocurrency?

Recently, I donated Tor $25 via Bitcoin, but then I realized that they’re running a campaign that they will give people who donated $75 or more a T-shirt. Just wondering if I can send them $50 more ...
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using proxy after tor

I'm looking to use proxychain to make a chain connection LOCAL -> Tor -> Residential Proxy -> My VPS. Could you please give me an advice how to configure the iptable to allow proxychain using ...
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Disconnect after X minutes inactivity?

I read somewhere its not a good idea to remain connected to TOR network for long periods of time because it gives an attackers more opportunity to de-anonymize. The machine I am using is unatttended ...
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New to tor, is not working :(

I downloaded tor which ran but was "unable to connect" when I tried to access any sites. I uninstalled it and reinstalled but now it is just displaying: "Unable to connect to listener port" 8/30/19,...
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I can't download TOR. When i try it says "This app cant run on your PC. To find a version with your pc, contact the software publisher"

I have a windows 10 Laptop. I tried to download TOR, and when I downloaded the first file, the one on their website, it had that message. I downloaded it successfully, but when i tried to open it, it ...