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

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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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Recompile Tor 8.2 with MinGW-W64 bit

The new version of Tor-8.0 and above having some problem's with the recompiling. before the new version i used to download the source code, change it(change the number of node's for example) and ...
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What kind of information Windows 7 can leak through Whonix Gateway?

I have installed Whonix on Windows 7. I knew that Linux is better than Windows in privacy. If I have to use Windows 7 as a host for Whonix, what kind of information Windows 7 can leak through Whonix ...
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can't establish the a connection

10/7/18, 11:29:31.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 10/7/18, 11:29:46.164 [NOTICE] ...
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Which file to download from the archive?

I'm trying to install an older version of TOR Browser after dumping the latest update. I Want to find which file I download for use in 64 bit Windows platform, but all files in https://archive....
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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,...