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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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Why does tor browser say “Tor Disabled”?

Just recently, the onion icon to the left of the address bar started showing a grey onion with a red X through it. If i hover over it, it says Tor Disabled. Tor still appears to be working however, ...
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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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Cannot compile on Windows with MinGW GCC

Using GCC 8.2.0 Rev1 on MinGW64 (Msys2) for Tor 0.3.4.7-rc, ./configure returns some weird results about type checking: checking size of int8_t... 0 checking size of int16_t... 0 checking size of ...
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tor browser not working in window 7

14/08/2018 14:15:21 p.m..000 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 14/08/2018 14:15:21 p.m..000 [NOTICE] ...
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Alternative to Tortilla in Windows 7

Tortilla is nice project ; However, it is in Beta version and looks like will stay Beta forever & it does have two main problems: =>1. Doesn't support udp protocol. =>2. Doesn't hand huge tcp ...
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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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Have to reboot Windows7 in order to re-launch Tor. Also no way to terminate lingering tor.exe process.

Tor runs fine on my system. But if I close it, and then try to re-start it later, it often will not relaunch. It gives an error message, something like Tor failed to launch. In Windows Task Manager, ...
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unable to connect some of the '.onion' sites [duplicate]

I recently searched for a .oninon site it showed me a message saying 'unable to connect.' I'm able to visit some of the .onion sites. Is it something from the proxy or anything else...... please help
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Tor Bridge Setup Windows 10

I'm looking to setup a tor bridge on my personal laptop which runs Win10. I know this isn't the optimal hardware or OS to make setup easy, but tor is best when all kinds of users participate, so I ...
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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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Tor Browser 7.5.5 in Windows 10 crashes constantly

I downloaded and installed Tor Browser 7.5.5 for Windows on June 22. It worked great for about a day. Since then it has become unusable, with three symptoms. First, it is very slow to launch (approx. ...
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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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Setting Stream Isolation in Torrc

I have heard it is a good idea to set stream isolation on the ports use by Torified programs, by uncommenting a certain line in \TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc. However, I have no such relevant line in my ...
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How to disable nag “…attempted to extract HTML5 canvas…” Tor Browser

Constant Nag: "this website (...) attempted to extract HTML5 canvas image data, which may be used to uniquely identify your computer." There's an option to "remember for this site," which has NEVER ...
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Can't connect to Tor after adjusting clock

The time on my computer was a few minutes off, so I corrected it. Now when I try to connect to Tor it says "Loading network status failed(clock skew -3586 in directory from DIRSERV). After "DIRSERV it ...
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ERROR Conexion is not Private

I need your help, I try to go into some website and firefox send me an error and I can't do anything help]1
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Windows 10 - Can't browse with TOR Bundles

I have tried installing torbrowser 6.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3 en-US, but none will connect to the tor website. The message shown below is displayed: The website in question being www.torproject.org. SYSTEM ...
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Connection problems on work PC

I want to browse anonymously at work and am unable to even get on the tor download webpage on my work PC. I had to download the application at home and upload it via a USB. I have been able to connect ...
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Can I disable *all* images in Windows Tor Browser?

Setting the Permissions.Default.Image value to 2 seems to disable all images, but it actually doesn't. For example, on some darknet markets, product images will still be quite visible. The market logo ...
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If I use tor browser bundle on my laptop but make data connection using USB tethering via android, then can it compromise my anonymity in any way?

I just want to know if my ISP knows what data I'm sending and where? Or can any of the apps installed on my android can compromise security? Or is there any other associated threat that can harm my ...
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nothings working only browser

been having a lot of problems recently concerning my laptops internet connection most my applications(except chrome and Microsoft edge ) will not work and i have no clue whats causing it except an ...
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Windows hidden service hosting crashes tor

after update to v7.5.3 starting tor with added those lines to torrc file get me stuck in tor unexpectedly crashed restart loop. HiddenServiceDir "C:\xxxx\zzzz" HiddenServicePort 9412 127.0.0.1:9324 ...
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Can someone help me with this crash @ cmdshim32.pdb

My TOR is crashing on startup and I opened it in my debugger and it says it is having this issue... Unhandled exception at 0x7392135B (cmdshim32.dll) in firefox.exe: 0xC0000005: Access violation ...
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“No data was received” — Tor Browser 7.5.0 on Windows 10 1703 x64 — can't update TB

tried to update Tor Browser 7.5.0 on Windows 10 1703 x64 to 7.5.1 on 15-th and 16-th of March 2018 but no luck. On Vista, other machine, the updating was successful. The win10 is fully updated, ...
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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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“Gah. Your tab just crashed” (since w10 v1709 update tobuild 16299.251

Tab crashes repeatedly upon opening since windows updated. Never had a "tab" crash before. Specifically KB4090913. The top menu bar is flashing as well, like from active windows to inactive window,...
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Would running background data on Android lead to data leaks in Tor browser which is connected via tethering on the desktop?

Quick question: If I enable a hotspot from my Android mobile phone and use it to tether it to my Windows 10 laptop and run the Tor browser there, in the event that apps consume background data on my ...
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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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I found a way to run a TOR relay on Mac OS X and Windows. Is there a way to share this with TOR Project

I found a way to configure the TOR browser on OS X and Windows to run a relay. If this was doable, it would be fantastic for tor project because more people would be able to run relays without the ...
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Is it safe to use TOR on a Mac?

I was reading a post about how Windows wasn't secure for using TOR on because its closed-source. Therefore, by this logic, wouldn't operating systems such as a Mac OS because its also closed-source?
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The new (1/2018) Windows update keeps crashing my Tor Browser

The new (1/2018) Windows update keeps crashing my Tor Browser: Has anyone else experienced this? Windows settings that fix this problem?
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Just installed updates, now Tor won't start

I logged into Tor Browser and it started downloading an update for the first time since I can remember. Then after it finished, I got this error message and now I can't get access to the browser. ...
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Failing to establish connection

Running Windows 10 Version 10.0.16299 Build 16299, I have run through the troubleshooting that the support wiki has offered, I have disabled firewall/antivirus, reinstalled tor, confirmed my time zone ...
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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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changing channels for torbrowser, 7.5a9 and 64-bitness of torbrowser-bundle

I was looking at How to install 64-bit Tor Browser on Windows 10 and seeing that I went to https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en and downloaded the alpha build which was released with ...
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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 ...