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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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Ideal computer for running Tails and Tor on Windows?

I read the system requirements for Tor and Tails, but for Windows-based x86 (64-bit) systems, what properties or hardware should someone steer away from when making a purchase that might make the ...
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Besides MAC address, how else do public wi-fi networks identify connected hardware devices?

The list of connected WLAN clients (users) on my wi-fi only gives the following fields per user: Duration of time connected IP address MAC address Device name The last two fields are always unique ...
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Is There Any Way to Specify URL Hashing Algorithm?

Long-story short, I'm building a social network, where each of my users has an onion address, and can sign their status updates with their private keys (so their friends can share them when they're ...
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Tor Browser needs to be started twice

About 85% of the time, when I start Tor Browser, I get the "Something Went Wrong!" page and have to try a second time. Apparently, some initialization isn't finishing before the browser ...
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Can I install Firefox addons on Tor Browser?

I want to begin to use Tor Browser (on Windows) but before I need to know some issues. I have read Tor's six pillars and one of that is "Don't enable or install browser plugins". So my doubt is: does ...
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tor browser profile profile accessing problem

I am using tor browser on windows 10 pro, and recently I can not use it. when I start the program, I receive following message: ***Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please ...
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install latest tor on xp

On my xp SP3 machine I wish to install the latest TOR update. I am not interested in Windows upgrade. Only TOR upgrade. Since I cannot use the installer package, how can I continue to upgrade ...
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Tor Browser on ARM - Message regarding background update

My setup is Windows 10 (ARM insider Preview), on a Mac (the new ARM based processor). I installed Tor Browser and on start-up it says that an update has occurred in the background and I need to ...
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Setting country using command line in standalone tor distribution

My goal is to run tor as a socks proxy, mimicking user from Switzerland (on Windows). With "Tor Browser" distribution I was able to set country using torrc file by adding: ExitNodes {ch} ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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A Mozbackup (Firefox style) program for Tor Browser

I am trying to get familiar with the Tor browser. Import Export HTML does not seem to execute a retrieval/recovery. I have seen brief explanations on search. But is there anything more current and ...
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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 When I try ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Is it possible to make a tor browser

Ive had this idea for some time, in which I want to make a TOR browser, or just an onion browser.However, I cannot find any good information online. If you are able to make your own onion browser, ...
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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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why can't I install Tor browser?

I can download the browser, but nothing happens when I click on it. Well, actually I see the Aero graphic (little blue circle) for a brief instant, then nothing. I can't get anything out of the ...
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Send emails to external addresses

I would want to send emails to external addresses from an external web site (for example contact@mywebsite.com or .org etc) from my mail2tor account, but I received the next e-mail: Subject:   ...
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How to tunnel a VPN thru TOR (or VPN over Tor, rather) in Windows 10?

I would like to know how I can tunnel a VPN thru TOR. Like so, ME ---> TOR ---> VPN ---> WEBSITE This way, my visible IP address is that of my VPN, and not the TOR exit node. And, my VPN's ...
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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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I am missing a .dll file

i downloaded tor today and installed it. but I cannot run it due to an error. I am for some reason missing the api-ms-win-crt-convert-|1-1-0.dll file. what am I to do?
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Tor keeps shutting down after a few minutes. Help

So after updating Tor it uses about 50-60% of my cpu and crashes after a few minutes when I have 3 or 4 tabs open. should I just reinstall it or what should I do?
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How to use meek with Tor expert bundle?

I have setup the Tor browser bundle to use meek/bridges, etc... But I am trying to also use meek with the Tor expert bundle (Tor as as service) and I have no idea how to, I have Google and searched ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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Start Tor browser with maximized window

How to start Tor Browser maximized by default? I know it increases fingerprinting and is not advised, but I would still like to have an answer if it's possible. I tried making the shortcut run as ...
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Tor Browser already running when trying to start the tor browser on Windows

When starting the Tor Browser I get a message stating: Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Tor Browser process, or restart ...
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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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Is there an orbot equivalet app for Desktop?

I've been using Orbot for Android for a while and having a great experience with it. I always thought it would be slow and so on. Now, for Desktop, I can't find an equivalent to Orbot, that would ...
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Tor don't stop after terminal being closed

Tor stays at background after closing the terminal. How can I make it behave like in Windows (Tor only functions while the cmd is still running). I'm using Tor by just entering tor command in terminal ...
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Tor and Windows 10, a combination that can only fail?

i have been using tor on my older windows version without anything else. how does this look with windows 10? i don't trust windows 10 too much since beeing forced to have it.
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How do I create active enterprise policies for Tor Browser 9.0 on Windows? Please help, thank you!
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starting Tor browser (Windows 7 - 64 bit) - error message

When launching the Tor browser.exe, the following error message pops up: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again. Any ...
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How to setup nod route

now constantly encountering such chains: RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry02>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>&...
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How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check?

How to disable Windows Tor Browser 9.0 update check? I have traversed Stack Exchange and found no valid methods. Includes the following invalid articles: https://superuser.com/questions/1325421/...
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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 there a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time?

I wonder if there is a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time? There are too many steps to perform this. Too bad that ...
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firewall blocking tor browser on windows 10 pro

getting the homepage for less than a second before gah tab crashed error shows on tor browser 9.5.4 on windows 10 pro with quick heal antivirus. It works on linux vm on my pc and win10p on another pc ...
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What's the correct syntax for listing multiple ExitNodes?

In my torrc file, I'd like to exclude certain exit nodes from specific countries, like for example France and Germany. What's the correct syntax for this in torrc? I've found that when I try to list ...
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Where I can download tor expert bundle?

Why I can not find download link for tor expert bundle? Why torproject.org removed it?
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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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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?

When I open windows 10 settings and then "Network & Internet" I see: Settings -> Network & Internet 1. Data usage ...
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Is it possible to run a Tor middle node on Windows 10?

I have a Windows PC, and I'm wanting to run a middle node on it. The problem is, after a LOT of googling, I see nothing on how to run a middle node on Windows. In fact, on https://community.torproject....
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Can't start the Tor Browser if Tor is running as a Windows service

I have installed Tor as a service on my Windows machine, because I occasionally need to tunnel things through Tor (e.g., SSH-over-Tor) and want to be able to do this without having to run the Tor ...
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TOR BROWSER NOT OPENING

i just downloaded the tor browser but it's not opening after installation. It keeps saying "this application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close application" What do i do?
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I am new on Tor I need help with traces

I am new to Tor. I don't know if Tor saves my cache, cookies or any kind of data locally on my PC. I don't want to use Tails OS as it takes long to boot. I know that I can delete cookies and all ...
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Why I can connect to the Tor network normally, but i cannot reach any site?

I can connect to the Tor network normally, but if I try to access any site, the Tor browser always shows me "connection timed out". Why does this happen?
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“Could not connect to tor control port”

I installed tor browser bundle for windows on Windows 7, 32 bit. When I start the tor browser, in 80% of the cases, I get an error with "Could not connect to tor control port". I tried with disabled ...
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How to anonymize application that not support proxy by using Tor on Windows?

I just want to let all my network traffic go through Tor and I saw someone did it on Linux, but I've never seen this on Windows.

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