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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
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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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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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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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Can I track other users on Tor?

I'm an admin on a Windows 8.1 computer and I want to know if I can see what another user is doing on Tor. Would I just use Microsoft Family Safety? I know that the government can spy on Tor, but can I ...
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Is it possible to use a windows environment path to configure the torrc file?

is it possible to set an environment path in windows environment like this: %tor% = "C:\users\user\blah blah\tor" and then configure the torrc file to use this path for Data Directories? Like this: ...
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I can't get Tor to work with Vista

I downloaded Tor for Vista but when I click it the hourglass comes up for a moment and then goes away without opening the program. Any ideas on how to open it?
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How do I tunnel SSH though tor(windows)

I'm using Windows. Whats the best way to securely tunnel and use SSH though Tor, could you guide me to a right direction? I cannot risk stuffing this up and I cannot leak my real IP address, I'm using ...
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How to install TAILS as the primary OS on my Hardisk?

Before you refer me to it, i have read this I would like to know how I can install TAILS as the primary (ideally the only, as I would like to wipe others) OS on a windows computer. I have access to ...
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Error message “Cannot load XPCOM” at the start of Tor Browser [duplicate]

I don't have webroot. TOR worked 2 days ago, now I get error and won't open.
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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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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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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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how to use tails for ssh connection to windows vps?

My friend has Windows VPS and he used Windows Remote Desktop tool and it was OK, but when he tried Tails, it was not working. Maybe you have some other advice than me, he didn't succeed with my ...
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Using the tor expert bundle on windows

I'd like to use tor as a proxy for curl requests in php. I've downloaded the Expert Bundle and extracted the contents, which is a bit confusing since the description of that download says: Contains ...
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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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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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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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Why does my Tor browser not run? [duplicate]

My operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate I get two options after clicking on Start Tor Browser green globe. The first is I would like to connect directly to the Tor network... (Connect) And below ...
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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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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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Configuring Relay on Windows

I know this question has been asked tons of times, I've read some answers and tor faq and manual, but still I'm unable to make it work. I downloaded Expert Bundle from https://www.torproject.org/...
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Tor expert bundle on Windows - no installation instructions

Before there was a installer. Now it's just a zip file with no installation instructions. Where do I put the DATA directory? Also when I run tor.exe nothing happens, I see no command line options ...
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Continue running middle relay with Vidalia 0.2.21 (Tor 2.4.23)?

The Vidalia bundles are still advertised in the TBB3 FAQ, but no longer available to download. What should Windows users who want to run a middle relay do? Conversely, should operators stop running ...
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Multiple Tor Browser instances without using VM/Sandboxies [duplicate]

On Windows is it possible to have multiple instances? I tried to copy paste Tor browser folder and running Tor Browser from it but did not worked.
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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 can't be installed on Whonix GPG download signature could not be verified

I have virtualbox installed on w7 and there installed the gateway and the workstation. Now if I want to use the Tor browser it says it's not installed and if I want to install it. Then I get this ...
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What to do about Foxacid [closed]

8 days ago in Germany where my Windows 7 PC is located I upgraded its U.S. Firefox browser by hitting the Help/On Firefox tab (I think it was ver 35.0a1, or something like that), I was focibly ...
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How to get around China's policy of Internet censorship using Tor?

I have a trip planned to go to China in a few months, but many websites are blocked over there because of the country's policy of Internet censorship. Honestly, all I want to get to is Facebook and ...
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Updated Tor Browser - constant “Tor has unexpectedly exited”

(Running Windows 7) I updated my Tor Browser Bundle to 4.0.3 yesterday. Initially, I tried to overwrite the existing install (making a backup copy beforehand). When I try to launch it, I get "Tor has ...
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IP address tracking by accessing personal accounts

If I use Tor to log into my personal accounts (gmail, facebook, hotmail) I know I won't be anonymous anymore but is there any way they can trace my IP address? Either my ISP or anyone else? I"m mostly ...
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Create a wifi hotspot by a laptop which pass all traffic through Tor (Windows)

I know the product Anonabox which turns a normal connection into wireless Tor traffic. Because the process of creating a wifi access point is relatively easy, I'm wondering is there a way I could ...
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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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The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)

I've just downloaded Tor browser package for Windows XP 64bit but when I try to make it work it gives me the above message. Can anyone tell me why it is doing this and what I can do to make it work?
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Tor bridge on Azure Windows Server 2012

I am trying to set-up a Tor Bridge on Windows azure using Vidalia (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition R2 in a VM) and while the Setup is no Problem and it connects to the Tor Network I don't ...