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Microsoft Windows is an operating system developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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how to install tor on Windows 10 Mobile

Is Tor possible on Windows Mobile? On 32 or 64 bits? I downloaded but cannot install.
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Second Instance of Tor Browser

I followed the instructions in this link to create a second instance of the Tor Browser. However for the second browser instance, when I change extensions.torlauncher.control_port and network.proxy....
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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...
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Tor installing bug on windows 10

I am getting the following error when I try to open tor: Tor unexpectedly exited. This might be due to a bug in Tor itself, another program on your system, or faulty hardware. Until you restart Tor,...
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What is the safest OS to use Tor while being untraceable

I heard that Microsoft Windows and Mac OS were not safe, and that unix-like based OS like Ubuntu or Debian were better. Is it true? If yes, why the 2 first are not recommendable ? What is the ...
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Tor unexpectedly exiting in Windows 10

my tor browser is closing unexpectedly. And it's not opening any webpage and showing message that server refused your request.
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Import appliance error

When I tried to import Gateway & Workstation to Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager app according to the given instruction. For some reason an error occurred and wouldn't let me continue any further. It ...
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Tor unexpectedly exited (8.0.4) on WIndows 10

Windows 10 Pro, i7-7700, 16Gb. Tor Installer downloaded. (8.0.4) Anti-Virus off. Installs without error. Immediately on starting Tor Browser, it terminates "Tor unexpectedly terminated". I try to ...
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Tails 3.10.1: Can't boot Tails from 1st USB Drive - Caught in a loop

Hi. I'm a newbie to Tails and this is my first post here. Initially, I got the whole process to work, where I cloned Tails to the second USB drive. I have since upgraded to 3.10.1, upgraded UUI to 1....
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Trouble Connecting Tor Browser

I'm having trouble Connecting to Tor browser. At first I thought it was the wrong bit size but its not, so I downloaded the correct bit size ,and still unable to connect. I'm using mobile phone right ...
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How can I uninstall Tor from Windows 10?

I'd like to uninstall Tor but can't. I've deleted the desktop links and that didn't do it. I've searched my system for any other instances of "Tor" but the only remaining file is the installation ...
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Here Are My Specific Steps To Configure A Tor Relay On Windows 10, 8,, 7

To see my instructions, watch the YouTube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GlAhq-YSC0&feature=youtu.be
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HELP ME please i don't know what to do

HELP ME I got effected by GANDCRAB ransomeware and all my files & documents got encrypted and .SBEPM file extension got added orginal file name
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WIN7PRO 64 bit - TOR presses running after TOR is closed - secutiy issue

When I close down the TOR browser on Windows (WIN7PRO 64bit) the TOR application leaves behind multiple running TOR processes, as well as many Firefox processes with a Task Manager Description of "...
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Share Tor Browser without Tor Proxy & change browser name + logo | Windows System

It is good experience using TOR. I think its good browser compared to others. Also to know that I am using Tor browser without TOR Proxy, i mean with my real ip when i need it for normal use. Just ...
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Unauthorized Changes blocked by windows? Can't install or run without turning off firewall

I was using tor normally for the past year. Now, I just downloaded vpn software and ever since then I could not connect to Tor anymore. I then deleted the vpn service from my computer, tried to run ...
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Still using windpws xp

I am using windows xp and can't download Tor after numerous problems with Tor 7.5.6 Now after deleting tor and trying to reload it no luck. I am very technology challenged so any help would be ...
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How to change firefox.exe file Logo in Tor browser? For Windows system

Right now am using tor browser without tor network because I feel it gives me good privacy and security compared to default firefox with real ip. it is working good. But, when I downloaded second ...
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I got a message APP won't run

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 10. When I tried to download/run the TOR Browser I got a dialogue box saying: "This APP can't run on your PC. To find a version for your PC check with the software ...
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JAWS screen reader not working with Tor Browser 8.0

After Tor Browser updated from v. 7.5.6 to 8.0, my JAWS screen-reading software is no longer able to interact with the application in any way. I also tried with 8.5a1 which also doesn't work with JAWS....
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ultimate encryption and protection of sensitive data

I have many sensitive documentation which I am scared to lose or get somebody accessed. My question would be what is the ultimate encryption protection? I have read lot of articles saying that for ...
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Can´t start Tor

I´m using a netbook with windows xp. Here is the log: 7/25/2018 21:04:40 PM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Tor Browser stopped by Windows defender Controlled Folder Access

Tor browser is stopped starting /connecting by Windows Defender Controlled Folder access. I have in Windows defender registrated the Tor Browser .exe file, but Windows Defender Controlled Folder ...
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Tails v3.7 using VM = user agent Windows 7?

I'm trying to use Tails v3.7 via virtual machine. I've already tried VirtualBox, and VMware. And everything is OK, but..... when I've visited website https://2ip.ru to check my IP-address, I've ...
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Can I switch Circuit between Specific ExitNodes?

I want to use Specific ExitNodes and Switch between them only. I have tried modify TORRC using Code ExitNodes 153.126.210.34, 88.33.1.152, 103.28.53.138 , 104.200.20.46 StrictNodes 1 But ...
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Failure During Static Link of Version 0.3.3.5-rc

I had previously built a static Tor lib on tag 0.3.3.1-alpha in MinGW previously with the following configure: LIBS=-lcrypt32 ./configure --prefix=$PWD/dist \ --disable-...
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Always “An encrypted directory connection is being built.”

I changed the VPN in China, downloaded Tor-Browser, and always stayed in the "encrypted directory connection" when connecting Tor network. It's no use changing a lot of Bridges.What can I do ? windows ...
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Tor suddenly not working, attempted troubleshoot

Tor was working yesterday. It updated, and worked for about 30 minutes after. Now I cannot get back in. I am using a VPN that I have not had a problem with yet. Here are the things I have tried: ...
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ERROR Conexion is not Private [on hold]

I need your help, I try to go into some website and firefox send me an error and I can't do anything help!
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Error 1064 When trying to start tor service on windows 10

What i have done: Downloaded the tor expert bundle zip file extracted the zip file toC:\tor\ Add the C:\tor\Tor to the Path system environment variable Added C:\tor\Tor\tor.exe to the LOCAL SERVICE ...
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Windows 10 tor relay use 100% CPU

I setup tor relay on Windows 10 see https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/AD5B534F1CF8ABD17001817CC2ACF6D11345766F as windows service. At service start it use about 15% CPU. Then when it ...
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What does TOR protect me against?

I am thinking about using TOR on windows, all I know about TOR is, it redirects each packet through multiple nodes, websites only see the exit node. 1) This would only protect me against public IP ...
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Using Tor in a python script in Windows

I'm using the TorRequest library (https://github.com/erdiaker/torrequest) on Linux and it works fine, but I also need to run this script on Windows as well. In my distro, I installed only the tor ...
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Html5 android and win pc

I use google translate my two questions: Is it possible to learn the ip through html5 video if I have an android and orfox orbot or through a PC with Windows 7 and tor browser?
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Make same link use different IP in tabs? [duplicate]

I am using TOR for a quite a long time actually and what I want is a way of using different IP's in the same website URL opened in different TABs. I used "New Tor Circuit for This Site" but that ...
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“New Tor Circuit for this Site” changes all tabs IP addreses

I am new here so.. I'm having a rough day now, it's Tor the one responsible for this. So, the issue comes from "New Tor Circuit for this Site" option, it appears to change ALL the tabs IP addresses ...
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Make Tor download only HTML

I am using tor to play broswer games. However, these games are heavy with visual content such as images and animations, and with Tor those are realy slow. Is there a way to make Tor download plain ...
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Bypassing Youtube region restrictions

I am trying to use Tor to access videos with region restriction. When i use the ExitNodes and set the country, the browser and other sites like DNS leak test can see the new ip, but youtube still says ...
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How do I use TOR on a Windows computer securely?

I'm asking this out of curiosity rather than practicality: If I install TOR on my Windows machine, how do I use it securely without exposing my identity? Also, what if my machine has already contacted ...
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cannot connect to TOR because of wrong time

been having trouble getting on TOR, it gives me this log 3/11/2017 17:45:43.700 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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QUESTION ON TOR ANONIMIZATION

I have the following question: I downloaded a file through Torbrowser, clicking on it I was asked to open an external sw out to Torbrowser. If i start that sw are still in anonymous mode or not?
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. O/S Windows 7 Pro 64 bit [duplicate]

I have updated Tor to 7.0.7, from 7.0.6. I get the error messages below: 'Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 212.83.154.33:...
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How to Configure a tor on a domain-joined Windows at work

i can use tor at home with no difficulty,but i need use it at work too. my PC at work is a domain-joined PC and i have no right to change any thing like firewall. the PC is configured to connect to ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” Familiar message to many but no actual answers that I can find

I have been using TOR with no issue but with the last update I have lost the ability to access it on any of my systems. Every time I open TorBrowser on my systems running Win 10, it says "Tor ...
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Tor browser never crashed, now is

It worked for years. I wish I'd used it more, given that it mostly sat around unappreciated. I re-downloaded and re-installed it weeks ago and again just an hour ago and got the same results. The Tor ...
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Windows Firewall Config

I'm attempting to setup Tor for use behind a Windows 7 firewall, I have set the firewall to block all outgoing traffic except those with a rule and configured it at first allow traffic for the ...
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Tor fails to launch in Windows 10 when I click on the icon [closed]

Since an update about 3 months ago I have been unable to get Tor to launch when I click on the icon. The process firefox.exe appears briefly but disappears after a second or two without actually ...
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Cannot Install TOR on windows - Installer integrity failed

I downloaded the Tor installer and ran it on my Windows. An error message pops up saying installer integrity failed. How can I fix it? P.s - I have unblocked it by going to properties.