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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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Would using Tor help keep hackers from getting passwords or other private info?

Would Tor help protect against hacks/ID theft? My particular concern is for when Windows XP security patches are no longer available as I really don't want to upgrade my OS.
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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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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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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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Tor Browser for Windows Says that Firefox is Already Running

The question Tor Browser Says Firefox is Already Running is very related to this issue but I couldn't add a comment as I am new to this site. I have noticed ever since 3.6.4 that although the Tor ...
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What do these Tor warnings imply?

The Following warnings have been observed during Tor operations. [Warning] onion_skin_client_handshake failed. [Warning] circuit_finish_handshake failed.* [Warning] connection_edge_process_relay_cell ...
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Are Tor's downloaded files really secure? Also why not zip package?

Linked from download page: http://www.torproject.org/dist/vidalia-bundles/vidalia-bridge-bundle-0.2.4.22-0.2.21.exe Why this tor.exe is bigger than TBB's one? Also, why TBB's tor.exe is not 0.2.4.22? ...
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Install a Tor relay on Windows with Tor Browser Bundle

I can not install or configure a Tor relay. I had Tor downloaded, installed several times on Windows XP. There is no Vidalia in it or came with it. The union button gives me no options like Vidalia ...
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Torrent outside the Tor network

I have set up a non-exit Tor relay on my Windows 8.1 64 PC. When I use uTorrent, outside of the Tor network, but on the same pc, a lot of trackers become unreachable, not all of them though, just ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Language.bin file have been found on my system after using Tor Browser

Recently, I have noticed a lot of language.bin files on my system after using Tor for a while. The process I implement after closing Tor (or any other program, being VPN or direct connection) is to ...
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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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“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 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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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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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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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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Is it possible to run Tor before windows login?

I have set a computer at my home as Tor proxy server that pass the traffic of my internet users through the Tor network. Whenever my server restart I have to manually login my server to let Tor expert ...
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I can't access ANY website: Connection refused (WSAECONNREFUSED)

I have a Windows ultimate/32 PC. Sometimes when I try to open Tor, the Launcher indicates "Connection Refused" as stated above. Other times the Launcher message is "Tor failed to establish a Tor ...
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Error message “Close Firefox” when trying to execute “Start Tor Browser.exe”

When I try to open "Start Tor Browser.exe" the error message "Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your ...
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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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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor. Is there a way to view this process with TBB 3.5 or newer?

Utilizing Vidalia, one was able to view the process of connection to Tor perior to Tor version 3.5 (This was possible by opening the message Log of Vidalia Control Panel). Now, even if one enable ...
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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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Tor 7.0 or 6.5.2 not starting at all after Win 10 Update an even after new installing

last night a windows update KB4022716 was installed automatically but now Tor won´t start at all. A windows failure dialog pops always up that Tor ist nor working properly and will be closed. ...
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Tor Browser Will Not Start

(Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit Operating System, x64-based processor) Tor Browser will not start. When clicking the "Start Tor Browser" icon all I get is the "Tor unexpectedly exited" message. Pressing the ...
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How to install 64-bit Tor Browser on Windows 10

I've downloaded the Windows Tor Browser package from here. I installed the Tor Browser on Windows 10 64-bit. Task Manager shows Tor Browser, tor.exe running as 32 bit processes. The installation ...
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Tor Browser Downloaded - Where do I go from here?

I've downloaded the tor browser (Windows). Now where do I go from there and how do I actually open the browser? I see the browser-download is in my map of downloads, but nothing happens when I try to "...
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64bit Windows and Mac Tor Browser Bundle downloads always have the wrong sha256 hash. What is wrong?

I mostly run Ubuntu versions and never have problems verifying signatures and sha256sum on the Tor releases for Ubuntu. However, when I attempted to put tor on a windows7 machine, torbrowser-...
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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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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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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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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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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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dom.storage.enabled in Tor Browser 4.0.2. Security problem?

According to http://ip-check.info/?lang=en dom.storage.enabled is on and this is a problem. The site recommends it to change to false. Is this a security problem? Is this a wrong setting of 4.0.2? ...
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Windows Tor Browser Bundle check if relays is off

I read an article (about that Tor underground raid)) in that articel they said that installing the Tor browser bundle could be dangerous as it acts also as an relay and that illegal data could be ...
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Tails in my Windows 8 UEFI

I would like to know how can I run Tails in my windows 8 UEFI. I have a Tails usb that works in my windows 7 (64), but when I put my usb in win 8, my computer does not start on usb, my screen switch ...
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Search detection on Tor browser

Once you close your Tor browser, is there any way to detect what you searched for on your computer at a later date?
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Can I use Tor for applications like Thunderbird, Torrent etc.?

My college provides internet access via wifi and uses a proxy server. Every time when I open my browser I have to enter user name and password for internet access. I used Tor for anonymous surfing. ...
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Anonymous Tor middlebox

I am new here and have a question about using Tor as an anonymous middlebox. I have a Windows machine and I want to anonymise my internet useage from time to time. The Tor browser is a fantastic ...
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Tor Browser Bundle will not open

In Windows 8.1 when I open "Start Tor Browser.exe" in Windows Explorer nothing happens. Firewall and Antivirus are disabled
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How can I set up logging with latest Tor Browser?

The current version of the Tor Browser Bundle doesn't contain Vidalia. Therefore it is quite hard to have a look in the log file and to find relevant messages. What is the best way to set up logging ...
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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 ...