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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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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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Problems with starting the tor service on Windows 10 (Error 1064)

Goal: start the tor service on Windows 10 with specified torrc. My attempt: 1 step. tor --service install -options -f C:\TorBrowser\torrc 2 step. Trying to start the service... I get the error. ...
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Howto to install a Tor middle relay on a working Windows VPN Proxy?

I've looked through the existing descriptions and tried many ways to do this - but don't believe it's ever worked for me. I have a Windows 7 pro machine which has been running for years with only two ...
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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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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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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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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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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection “missing pluggable transport” [closed]

I was using tor browser on my previous Windows XP installation without any problem, but after I installed Tor Browser version 4.0 on my fresh Windows XP-SP3 I can not connect to Tor network. I choose ...
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Run multiple Tor browsers [duplicate]

I want to run multiple instances of Tor browser with each having their own unique IP. How can I do this on windows server 2012?
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Setting up Tor relay and port reachability test failed error message [closed]

Greeting earthlings, I am attempting to set up Tor relay and the only issue I am encountering is a message stating that Server Port Reachability test failed and directory port reachability test ...
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Tor not making connection to the network [closed]

In Windows XP, after long history of correct wotking without problems, there is one now. After run a "Start Tor Browser.exe", a window "connecting to the Tor Network" shows up but the progress bar don`...
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Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously?

Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously? The Windows Store uses its own customized app for access and apparently isn't accessible from normal ...
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How to pause Tor with new 3.5 firefox bundle (no Vidalia) [closed]

With Vidalia I would stop Tor, change my firewall profile, and then use regular Firefox. I could switch back over the same way, and my TorBrowser tabs were still opened. With this new setup, when I ...
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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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Having trouble editing Torrc

I have downloaded and installed the Tor bundle for Windows and all is working fine. I would like to configure it so that it restricts my IP address to Australia only. I have read the edit my torrc ...
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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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Refreshed Tor and lost log-in,home page and icons

Clicked on "refresh tor" and lost my homepage and log-in. still have utilities but browser is now Firefox. I clicked on Utilities, then Help (?), then troubleshooting information, On this page you ...
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Why the link for tails done this?

I dont speak well english so, in "normal style" is my fuckin english style** and in bold is the GoGol translate :) Windows 10 user I have no confidence in this system. So I came here logically. When ...
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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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Does opening files in Office “Protected View” de-anonymize my browsing?

I have read and understand that you should not open files like PDF and Microsoft Office while using Tor because they can access the internet and reveal your real IP address without your knowledge. I ...
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Why there is no easy method for running a Tor relay?

Running a Tor relay is too hard and complicated for many people who may want to help Tor. Why there is no click-to-run method for running a Tor relay? Like Tor Browser Especially for Windows users
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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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Let me set the defualt window size!

It's really irritating when people block me from making My PC do what I want! IE: Microsoft, google, any mobile device and now TOR! I know the security concerns and "I" still want the browser to open ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tor update 20 October fails to work

I opened Tor today and updated as advised. The installer downloads and opens, so I saved to desktop, but now Tor won't open. Running Windows 8.1, Comodo antivirus ( which has been adjusted to allow ...
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Need help compiling Tor really bad [closed]

I'm a newbie Tor programmer and I've just edited source code for first time, but I simply can't compile it in my Windows environment. Could someone help me or, if possible, compile it for me, since I'...
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Configure Tor as the predetermined browser in a PC Win Vista

Although I stick to the predetermined browser option when installed it doesn't work when a link (http) is opened. What's the matter? Further more, Tor doesn't appear among the installed programs list ...
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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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How can I uninstall Tor from Windows 10?

I'd like to uninstall Tor but can't. I've deleted the desktop links and that didn't do it. I've searched my system for any other instances of "Tor" but the only remaining file is the installation ...
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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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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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Is Windows safe for using Tor? [closed]

Is it dangerous to use Tor in Windows if: I have all the latest updates that protect from Etherblue exploit. my PC is not infected with any viruses. I does not have any anti-viruses that log my ...
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Download size differs. Did I install the real browser?

I installed Tor browser from https://www.torproject.org to my Windows machine. The size of the browser is 137 MB instead of 65 MB as shown in the installation instructions from the Tor's website. Did ...
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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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Getting XML parsing error in tor. Is my tor compromised?

while browsing a website using tor i got the error as shown in image. I was shocked because error shows my name and path in my system. Is the above error something to be worried about or is it ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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tor processname / Service name would tor run?

Under which process name would tor run and would there be any differnce between browser and or relay? Would there also be a installed windows service?
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Start TorBrowser with “firefox.exe” instead with “Start Tor Browser.exe”

I usually execute TBB from an usb key but sometimes, firefox does not start correctly. I've try to start TBB directly with "firefox.exe" and seem to be all ok, but start TorBrowser with "firefox.exe" ...
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Is it OK to use plugins on other browsers while simultaneously running the Tor browser?

I understand that it's foolish to enable plugins on the Tor browser, because it could compromise my anonymity. However, I'm pondering whether it would be wise to just use another browser (like IE or ...
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Exit Relay Warning: All nameservers have failed

Shortly after starting my exit relay I start to get a spam of messages that look something like this: Jun 20 17:09:48.269 [Warning] eventdns: All nameservers have failed Jun 20 17:09:54.253 [Notice] ...
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Cannot connect to Tor network

When I double click on the tor.exe, a window comes up saying "connecting to the Tor Network". The status bar goes almost half way and stops. I am using Windows 7 64 bit and NOT using any proxies. ...