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How can I make/get TOR portable?

I downloaded TOR from the Tor website and used it, it works, UNTIL I move the folder to a different location then it completely loses connection and doesnt work with any website. I found a few ...
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how do i set up a tor relay on windows 10 NT

how easy is it to setup a tor relay on windows 10 NT? Can someone point me in the right direct in setting it up on this OS? Thanks,
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I need an older version of Tor that will work with Win XP

I need an older version of TOR in order to make it work on my computer. I have had the same computer for 11 years. and it is still in great condition and is still fast. But, I tried installing from ...
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Mozilla has completely blocked Tor from installing add-ons altogether

My Tor can no longer install any add-ons whatsoever from Mozilla. All of them are blocked. The add-ons site says "Only with Firefox" for every add-on and bans you from downloading or installing them. ...
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Bookmark Removal

I am on Windows 10 with TBB version 8.0.8. I extracted the bundle to my desktop and used it form there for some time (Computer A). Of note, I created some bookmarks. I then moved the TBB folder to a ...
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Tor fuctionality on XP home service pack 2

XP is light and IMO just as fast browsing the internet then any later OS. Is there anything about Tor browser that doesn't work on XP home then a newer OS? What patches will I need if any?
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Setting up a private tor bridge on windows

I need to set up a private Tor Bridge on Port 80 to bypass censored connections. How do I go through this process on windows?
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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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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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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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How to solve this driver error when installing tortilla adapter on windows 8?

Getting error 'updatedriverforplugandplaydevice()' after creating tortilla.exe from tortilla.sln
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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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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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Tor Browser version 6 doesn't open on Win 7 64 bit; no error msg, also W10

Tor Browser v 6 doesn't open at all with no error on screen or event viewer. Tried upgrading then a new install with no joy. Have had no issues running the last 7 or so versions. Ideas? Security ...
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Tor portable not running

I have tor browser bundle portable on a usb stick. When I plug it in, and run tor, it works fine. However, I copied the files to a folder on the computer itself. When I run tor from there, it does not ...
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How to setup TOR wi-fi hotspot on Windows? [closed]

Windows PC is connected to internet via ethernet and shares connection via wi-fi hotspot. All traffic shared by hotspot should be routed through Tor. This is needed to enable connection to Tor network ...
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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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Can't get Tor browser wizard to work

I have installed Tor but every time I try and open the browser nothing happens, just a blue circle for a couple of seconds. I am sure I should get a Tor browser wizard. Have tried opening as ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect (“general SOCKS server failure”)

Can someone help me with the following error?? Below is my log and I'm not an expert, so please explain in simple terms! 9/14/2015 18:30:52 PM.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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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.
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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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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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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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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 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 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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How do I unistall Tor on Windows 10?

I tried searching for this question here and haven't found the specific question. I've tried uninstalling Tor on my Windows 10 laptop pc and I can't find it installed. I've gone to the usual places in ...
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Tor browser behaviour in Windows versus Linux

If I start the Windows Tor browser bundle using Start Tor Browser.exe and subsequently close the browser, Vidalia shuts down Tor and then exits. In Linux, if I start the Tor browser bundle using the ...
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Is using Tor on Windows dangerous?

One of my friends keeps telling me that it's useless to use Tor on Windows, as Windows is full of key-loggers, Trojans and other malware, and if they want to identify me it will be easy because of ...
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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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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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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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“Video or MIME format not supported” problem

In Firefox, a video file on a website that I want to watch opens up ... I can see about 2 seconds of the video and then I get the message "this is not available in your location" In Tor, I get the "...
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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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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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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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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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Routing Bittorrent through a Tor relay…

I am running a non-exit Tor relay on my Windows 10 machine. I have the ORPort as 443, while the SocksPort and ControlPort are 9050 and 9051, respectively. I devote 800 Kbps average, and 950 Kbps to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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“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 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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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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Failed to connect to Tor network?

I tried connecting to the Tor network. Each time it stops at Loading Network Status . This is the log file: 27-05-2015 10:54:40.877 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-...
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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?