Questions tagged [windows]

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

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Warning in log file “Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities”

Since today I've got a very strange warning in my log files: Sep 19 23:16:48.372 [Warning] Received http status code 404 ("Consensus not signed by sufficient number of requested authorities") from ...
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Setting Tor Browser as default browser in Windows

I would like to set the Tor browser as my default browser in Windows 7, but the setting in options/advanced is not working or will not hold. How do I fix this?
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Need help compiling Tor really bad [closed]

I'm a newbie Tor programmer and I've just edited source code for first time, but I simply can't compile it in my Windows environment. Could someone help me or, if possible, compile it for me, since I'...
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I get a load balance error 429 on a particular website [closed]

In particular I get "Load Balancer Error: 429 Someone on your network is abusing this site with automated malicious software" when connecting to torrentz.eu or any mirror site. If I connect via my ...
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I can't set up a hidden service, can anyone tell me what the problem is?

I'm running Windows 8 and Savant 3.1. I have the DNS set to localhost:80 and it works in a normal browser. Here's where the problem sits. I add the following to the bottom of torrc: HiddenServiceDir ...
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Tails in my Windows 8 UEFI

I would like to know how can I run Tails in my windows 8 UEFI. I have a Tails usb that works in my windows 7 (64), but when I put my usb in win 8, my computer does not start on usb, my screen switch ...
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Multiple instances of Tor in Vidalia Relay Bundle? [closed]

How can I run multiple instances of Tor via the Vidalia Relay Bundle for Windows?
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Configure Tor as the predetermined browser in a PC Win Vista

Although I stick to the predetermined browser option when installed it doesn't work when a link (http) is opened. What's the matter? Further more, Tor doesn't appear among the installed programs list ...
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Search detection on Tor browser

Once you close your Tor browser, is there any way to detect what you searched for on your computer at a later date?
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Run multiple Tor browsers [duplicate]

I want to run multiple instances of Tor browser with each having their own unique IP. How can I do this on windows server 2012?
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Is it possible to run Tor before windows login?

I have set a computer at my home as Tor proxy server that pass the traffic of my internet users through the Tor network. Whenever my server restart I have to manually login my server to let Tor expert ...
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Exit Relay Warning: All nameservers have failed

Shortly after starting my exit relay I start to get a spam of messages that look something like this: Jun 20 17:09:48.269 [Warning] eventdns: All nameservers have failed Jun 20 17:09:54.253 [Notice] ...
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What do these Tor warnings imply?

The Following warnings have been observed during Tor operations. [Warning] onion_skin_client_handshake failed. [Warning] circuit_finish_handshake failed.* [Warning] connection_edge_process_relay_cell ...
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Can I use Tor for applications like Thunderbird, Torrent etc.?

My college provides internet access via wifi and uses a proxy server. Every time when I open my browser I have to enter user name and password for internet access. I used Tor for anonymous surfing. ...
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Anonymous Tor middlebox

I am new here and have a question about using Tor as an anonymous middlebox. I have a Windows machine and I want to anonymise my internet useage from time to time. The Tor browser is a fantastic ...
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Tor Browser Bundle will not open

In Windows 8.1 when I open "Start Tor Browser.exe" in Windows Explorer nothing happens. Firewall and Antivirus are disabled
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Using the new browser bundle with IRC [closed]

I am a Windows user. And in the past I used a solution to connect to IRC which involved: IRC Client ---> FreeCap ---> Tor Now I understand XChat supports SOCK5 proxy connection, which is what I ...
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Setting up Tor relay and port reachability test failed error message [closed]

Greeting earthlings, I am attempting to set up Tor relay and the only issue I am encountering is a message stating that Server Port Reachability test failed and directory port reachability test ...
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Windows Installation Location

The installation instructions don't cover this. I'm trying to install Tor Bundle for the first time and the setup prompts me for an installation location, defaulted to a folder on my desktop. This ...
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Is all traffic using the file protocol (file://) for smb/samba shares routed through Tor using tor browser?

I need to connect anonymously to a remote samba server. This is possible using an url like: file:///ip.to.the.server/share in the Tor browser bundle - I've checked. My question is, can I be sure ...
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Are Tor's downloaded files really secure? Also why not zip package?

Linked from download page: http://www.torproject.org/dist/vidalia-bundles/vidalia-bridge-bundle-0.2.4.22-0.2.21.exe Why this tor.exe is bigger than TBB's one? Also, why TBB's tor.exe is not 0.2.4.22? ...
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Any way to use Flash with Tor (to ONLY view country-blocked video streams)?

How can I configure Tor, with the Flash player, for ONLY accessing region-banned videos?
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Having trouble editing Torrc

I have downloaded and installed the Tor bundle for Windows and all is working fine. I would like to configure it so that it restricts my IP address to Australia only. I have read the edit my torrc ...
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Tor not making connection to the network [closed]

In Windows XP, after long history of correct wotking without problems, there is one now. After run a "Start Tor Browser.exe", a window "connecting to the Tor Network" shows up but the progress bar don`...
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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs?

I would like to run multiple Tor Browsers all at once, with each having a unique Tor IP address. I would like to do this with the latest Tor Browser. Please post simple instructions, as I'm new to ...
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I can't access ANY website: Connection refused (WSAECONNREFUSED)

I have a Windows ultimate/32 PC. Sometimes when I try to open Tor, the Launcher indicates "Connection Refused" as stated above. Other times the Launcher message is "Tor failed to establish a Tor ...
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How to block all traffic except Tor on a Windows machine?

Windows 7 has a firewall. I have tried blocking all the traffic from a box except that of Tor and Firefox (which uses Tor). It doesn't work. Does anyone have any experience with this?
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Tor Browser Bundle for Windows without installer?

I can't find a non-installer download for the browser bundle for Windows anymore. I still see non-installers for Mac/Linux. Did they remove it? Why??? I hate installers since you don't know if they ...
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Error message “Close Firefox” when trying to execute “Start Tor Browser.exe”

When I try to open "Start Tor Browser.exe" the error message "Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your ...
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Tor in WINE = Anonymous?

Could you tell me whether running a Tor.exe in the WINE emulator under Debian might compromise anonymity? Background: I need to run Tor Browser together with a password manager. The only option I ...
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Set TBB as the default browser in Windows XP?

I would like to set the Tor browser as my default browser but the setting in options/advanced is not working or will not hold. How do I fix this? I'm running Windows XP / Firefox 27.0.1
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Silverlight not working [closed]

When I try to load a Silverlight application in the Tor Browser, I get an error saying Silverlight could not be found. I clicked yes when it asked me if the browser should load external content but ...
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Failed to connect Tor 3.5.2 on Windows [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to Tor recently. I have got following log: 25-02-2014 20:53:08 PM.370 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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What does “[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed].” means?

What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means? Vidalia occasionally gives this warning.
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...
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Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously?

Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously? The Windows Store uses its own customized app for access and apparently isn't accessible from normal ...
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Arm may not be usable for TBB windows users. What are the alternatives?

The anonymizing relay monitor (arm) may not be usable for TBB windows users (or is it?). What alternatives exist for TBB window users?
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Install a Tor relay on Windows with Tor Browser Bundle

I can not install or configure a Tor relay. I had Tor downloaded, installed several times on Windows XP. There is no Vidalia in it or came with it. The union button gives me no options like Vidalia ...
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...
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How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?

The current version of the Tor Browser Bundle doesn't contain Vidalia. Therefore it is quite hard to have a look in the log file and to find relevant messages. What is the best way to set up logging ...
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The Hidden Wiki not opening

After installing the last version of Tor, connection works good (I checked it ). When I open the hidden wiki, it doesn't work. After long time loading it tells me The connection has timed out. Is ...
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Would using Tor help keep hackers from getting passwords or other private info?

Would Tor help protect against hacks/ID theft? My particular concern is for when Windows XP security patches are no longer available as I really don't want to upgrade my OS.
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Cannot connect to Tor network

When I double click on the tor.exe, a window comes up saying "connecting to the Tor Network". The status bar goes almost half way and stops. I am using Windows 7 64 bit and NOT using any proxies. ...
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Is there a recommended and/or compatible antivirus software and/or tool available for Tor Browser Bundle

Specifically, for window OS, is there a recommended and/or compatible antivirus software and/or tool one can use to increase the security of the system. The point being, if there is a malware on the ...
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How to pause Tor with new 3.5 firefox bundle (no Vidalia) [closed]

With Vidalia I would stop Tor, change my firewall profile, and then use regular Firefox. I could switch back over the same way, and my TorBrowser tabs were still opened. With this new setup, when I ...
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Language.bin file have been found on my system after using Tor Browser

Recently, I have noticed a lot of language.bin files on my system after using Tor for a while. The process I implement after closing Tor (or any other program, being VPN or direct connection) is to ...
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Why is Tor not visible in my Programs and Features in the Control Panel?

After installing Tor (browser bundle) on my Win7-64 machine, it doesn't show up as an installed program in Programs and Features in the Control Panel? Is this normal or is this a glitch?
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Torrent outside the Tor network

I have set up a non-exit Tor relay on my Windows 8.1 64 PC. When I use uTorrent, outside of the Tor network, but on the same pc, a lot of trackers become unreachable, not all of them though, just ...
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Firefox can't establish a connection to 'x' server.(I've already allowed Tor through my Firewall

I've been getting this error on way too many sites, and other than allowing Tor through Windows Firewall, I do not have the expertise to fix this issue, so I turn to you guys. Help, please?