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Tor Dns , Multi Instances [closed]

when using tor expert bundle as a socks proxy dns traffic still appears unencrypted . what are the solutions tor provides for dns ? how can i run multiple instances of tor.exe each with a different ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Tor browser will not open - tried everything I know

My Tor browser just randomly stopped launching. I'm running Windows 10. I have tried to delete everything tor related and re-download multiple times, messed with the firewall settings, etc. The ...
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Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. The old Tor Browser process must be closed to open a new window

why do i keep getting'Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. The old Tor Browser process must be closed to open a new window.' even when i turn off my computer and turn it back on or ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Tor completely broken on Windows 10 after upgrade

Tor has been working fine for ages, but after prompting to upgrade itself can no longer start, constantly saying that it had 'unexpectedly exited'. I looked here and the advice was to delete the ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Error when executing “Tor Browser”

First: I've never used Tor Browser or similar applications, so please forgive my noobness. I'm pretty sure I've done everything correctly, but I still can't seem to connect. I've downloaded the ...
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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 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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Multiple instances of Tor in Windows

I want to try multiple instances of tor. I tried different datadirectory and pidfile with --DataDirectory and --pidfile but only the first tor instance is listening. I also have different controlport ...
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Tor doesn't connect to censored ISP - Stuck on Establishing an encrypted directory connection [duplicate]

I am on a connection where I have to sign in, when a browser starts. Here is the log, how should I make it work?: 06/10/2015 15:36:32.500 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept ...
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After installing Tor, I get this: “Another program is currently using this file”

Just like this: https://gyazo.com/b3f0e90e84fad2c3335b5873733e6d24 I have opened up Task Manager, and I cannot find any firefox or Tor processes. I a on Windows 8.1. I have never tried using Tor ...
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Connected to Tor Network, still not able to browse the web

I have got a peculiar problem. I try to use Tor 5.0 with Windows 7. When I start Tor a Tor circuit is established and the Tor homepage shows up. Yet, I am unable to browse the web, as no webpages seem ...
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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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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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Can I just run tor and obsfproxy on windows platform without having to start tor browser

Does anyone know how to start tor.exe and obsf4proxy.exe on WIN32 platform without having to launch Tor browser? For instance in order to use a 3389 client to access the 3389 server by tor, I must ...
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Running multiple TOR instances in TOR browser versions 5+

I have checked around but haven't found an answer to running multiple instances for V5+ Closest was for v4.5 Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5 Anyone have any updates for this ...
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How can I run a relay on Windows?

As the question says, how can I run a relay on Windows XP or Vista? I have looked and can't find a solution. I did run one from an Android tablet but that is not always on. My PC's are running 24/7 ...
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windows 10 javascript problem

i cant enable javascripts at windows 10 any prblem ? just updated my OS up to win 10 and cant enable java in TOR browser