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Unable to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5

I am running Windows & want to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5. I have private proxies and when I tried any of them, all I am getting are these errors logs. 19/07/2015 02:31:24.671 [WARN] Could not ...
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How to run multiple instances of Tor easier?

I need to use multiple instances of Tor with different IP addresses on each. I looked it up on google and found this link. So far I was able to make use of the "manual way" of editing everything and ...
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cant establish a encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

just downloaded tor on windows 10 very new to it and wont connect at all. used bridges and also used the connections like meek and others and nothing works please help. There has never been a ...
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How to use obfs4proxy.exe merely in a console?

I'm trying to use obfs4proxy compiled from Yawning/obfs4, but when I run it in the console, it says [ERROR]: obfs4proxy.exe - must be run as a managed transport I have seen this question. However, ...
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Does windows 10 compromise TOR?

Does running Tor on Windows 10 compromise my security? And further from that, are there any issues I need to be aware of while using Tor on Windows 10?
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Couldn't connect to server through obfsproxy( & where to get the latest document)?

I'm recently running openvpn in openwrt-x86-generic, and I want to use obfsproxy to obfuscate the traffic. The problem is that the package of obfsproxy in openwrt(which I use as a openvpn server) has ...
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windows program “webroot” blocks access to tor download

just sent a friend to https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en she has something called webroot installed, and this is the error message; Suspicious attack ahead Webroot has blocked ...
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I cant connect to tor websites [duplicate]

i have already seen similar questions asked in this website but it is always answered by the site is "actually" down.my problem is different.the site i am trying to access shows" Unable to connect ...
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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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Tor Browser Bundle v4 will not launch - possible Trusteer Rapport Interference

For the last three days I have been trying to get the Tor Browser Bundle v4 to work on Windows 8.1. I have installed and removed the program and reinstalled probably ten times. I have downloaded the ...
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Latest Tor upgrade not working on Win10 X64 [duplicate]

I have two different Win10 X64 machines. The Tor browser told me it was out of date, so I let it upgrade 6.0.1 This was this week. Now Tor will not even open the page that says loading Tor browser. ...
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“Start Tor Browser” shortcut don't respond when I double click it on my windows 10 [duplicate]

I downloaded and reinstalled Tor browser many times to make it work but it doesn't. Once the installation is complete, I click Finish to launch Tor Browser's wizard, but nothing happens. Then I go to ...
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Tor browser 4.0 doesn't start but process is running (win7)

I'm using Tor Browser 4.0 in Windows 7 32bit. When I start firefox.exe (or click the Start Tor Browser link, which is the same) a firefox.exe process starts, but no window shows up and after some time ...
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6.01 Opening Error Windows 10: (0xc00000022) [closed]

The complete error message is: The application was unable to start correctly (0xc00000022). Click OK to close application Previous versions of Tor have worked perfectly, and there have been no ...
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How to assign new identity when using the “advanced” version?

So how do I do this in MacOS Yosemite and Windows 7 ? In the previous windows releases Tor wasn't running in the background so I could just close the app and run it again. But in the new version when ...
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TOR 6 Not Working on Windows 10 32 Bit

After automatically updating to TOR 6 on Windows 10, I cannot now run it. The TOR browser process starts then dies with no error reports. I have tried new installs but all do the same thing. I have ...
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tor wont start in windows 8.1 - used to [duplicate]

My TOR was working fine for some months. Just recently it wont open. I am on win8.1 - the little circle goes round for a bit and nothing happens. SO I deleted the folder with TOR in, downloaded it ...
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Can not connect to TOR network [duplicate]

Tor was running well, but yesterday it stopped connecting. Here are the logs: 07.06.2016 17:29:27.400 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. ...
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Windows 10 causing error on booting Tails from USB

I get an error that says "WARNING: No configuration file found" and my screen turns bright red and doesn't do anything. I disabled "Safe Boot" the Bios option, and it won't boot via USB. I am using ...
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Open ports in Tor Browser vs other browsers

I checked for open ports using GRC Shields Up website, obtaining a perfect stealth score on the following platforms and browsers (latest version of each one up to 06/06/2016): Windows 7: IE, Chrome, ...
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Is it a better practise to use DNSCrypt over Tor or is it useless?

DNSCrypt already gives you a protection layers against Man-in-the-middle attacks and should obscure your the traffic your ISP sees.. is it, combined with Tor, a good extra protection or does Tor ...
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Tor no longer works on sites that want to block it

I heard that people can block the "exit nodes" IPs which are public so nobody can use tor to access their websites. Is this true? Doesn't that make tor useless in that case?
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Can't find Tor Browser in the bundle

I would like to use Tor via a thumb drive. I have gone thru a youtube video claiming that I have to download Tor bundle and extract the content to a thumb drive. I did follow the instructions, however,...
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torcc directory paths not parsed

Some if not all of my projects contains folders with symbols in them. Often a leading # hash character or $ dollar sign. When i try to set such a directory within a path like so; DataDirectory Y:\...
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Tor Browser stops working notice when I try to install new 5.5.5 update [duplicate]

My Tor browser was working fine until this last update (5.5.5), ran through the site to download new update, it installed to the point where I'm asked if I want to run the Tor Browser and install ...
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Start only TOR without Firefox

I have installed the tor-browser-package and I'd like to use tor only in combination with Thunderbird\torbirdy and without Firefox therefore I tried to start only tor.exe (I also tried tor.exe with ...
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arm for windows?

Does arm for windows exists as binary? Or how do I compile it? I've tried arm for linux to connect to a winbox running a bridge using arm -i $IP:$CONTROLPORT but I just get a timeout. Should this be ...
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Tor doesn't connect to proxy server

I have installed the Torbrowser, but since the installation, Tor configuration box appears and it does not connect. Below is the log I copied from Dialog Box: 04-May-16 15:19:19 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...
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What do I do when install doesn't seem to complete?

Cannot get Tor to start\open after install. I have both d\l's available to use for my install; neither apparently works, or I am missing something. If I use the 'wizard' installer, it gives me 4-5 '...
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Install bundle 'missing' files to open program [closed]

I downloaded both the browser installer, and the 'expert' packages. After getting error with the 'wizard', I tried the other; neither works. I see the Tor Browser (wizard) has a note it is an ...
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Why does Tor Browser auto-reset DisableNetwork setting to 1 after Tor Browser Exit?

1.) Why does my Tor Browser auto-reset the DisableNetwork setting to "1" after Tor Browser shutsdown for a clean "Exit"? 2.) How should I stop this settings auto-reset behavior so I do not have to ...
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tor not connecting [duplicate]

I've just started using the latest Tor Browser, connecting through my university connection. When I try to connect, it failed to establish connection with the network after waiting for a long time. I ...
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Tor with Windows RT [closed]

I get as present a used Surface 1 with Windows RT 8.1. Is there a possiblity to use Tor on a Windows RT Tablet? Thanks for your Help
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How to specify country (ExitNodes) on command line

I'm a Tor newbie using the current version (5.5.4) on Windows 10. I'm using it so that I can browse as if from other countries. I will be changing the country frequently so I want to specify the ...
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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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why do I get “Access Denied” at certain web sites when I didn't last year?

I'm using Tor Browser 4.5a5 (based on Mozilla Firefox 31.6.0) on Windows 7/64, home router environment. Several iterations back, I could access http://www.foxnews.com/ . Now, no matter how many times ...
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TOR aborts, locks up computer

Various web pages cause Tor Browser 5.5.4 on Windows 7 to abort which, in turn, locks up the computer. Can only reboot with NMI. Are there readable abort logs? This started happening in 5.5.3
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Add bridges on expert bundle

I want to add bridges to my expert bundle but have no idea how to create and what to put in the torrc file. First of all, there is no torrc file in the expert bundle, so I assume I have to create it ...
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Hosting hidden service

I am trying to set up my own hidden service. My last problem with torrc file has been sorted, I still have another problem. Website is not loading on tor, at all. It is accessible via Chrome at 127.0....
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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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Is the latest Tor-0.2.5.10 Expert Bundle broken?

I downloaded the latest Tor Expert Bundle here for Windows 7 and extracted the files and directory structure of the .zip to G:\tor-0.2.5.10. In case it matters, my extracted Tor directory structure is ...
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TOR/Firefox freeze on fresh Windows 8.1 install

(yeah - I know - 8.1 sucks but I need this install for a work gig) Just wiped a system, reinstalled w/ W8.1 (x64), 8 gigs of RAM, i5, SSD - runs like a champ. Downloaded TOR, saved it to my Downloads ...
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How can I start obfs4proxy.exe without starting Tor Browser?

Under WIN7 platform, when I start tor browser, there is a job running in taskmanager named `obfs4proxy.exe. How can i start it through command-line since I don't need tor browser? By the way, I can ...
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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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How do i set up tor command line

I'm using the tor expert bundle for a project and need to configure tor to make a password for control port access to use for an auto switcher. Tried to do tor --hash-password Password but seems like ...
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HTTP proxy over Tor

Can somebody suggest me some HTTP proxy app for Windows? There are a few apps I wanna use over Tor, but they don't support SOCKS proxy, only HTTP proxy. So I need an HTTP proxy that's able to be ...
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Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5

I'm aware this has already been asked, but with an update to Tor browser it seems a bit more difficult to manage. See here: How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs? It requires editing ...
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Can't connect to Tor using expert bundle on windows, works if Tor is started by Tor Browser

I'm having problems with correctly starting tor.exe process and connecting with telnet/tcp to Tor in order to send commands. When the tor.exe process is started by Tor Browser (Version 5.0.4) I can ...
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How to install Tor on Windows 7 for running a hidden service?

If I want to run a hidden service on my own Windows, how should I install Tor software on it and then configure the torrc file to add those 2 lines needed for running a hidden service?
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Can't open any pages in Tor [closed]

When I try to open any kind of page in the Tor Browser, the page will load forever and be white all the time. This started to happen out of nowhere some day. I have already reinstalled Tor. Has this ...