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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. ...
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Firefox can't establish a connection to 'x' server.(I've already allowed Tor through my Firewall

I've been getting this error on way too many sites, and other than allowing Tor through Windows Firewall, I do not have the expertise to fix this issue, so I turn to you guys. Help, please?
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Can't start the Tor Browser if Tor is running as a Windows service

I have installed Tor as a service on my Windows machine, because I occasionally need to tunnel things through Tor (e.g., SSH-over-Tor) and want to be able to do this without having to run the Tor ...
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so torrc doesn't let me alter it

i put HiddenServiceDirectory C:\Users\pedro\Documents\tor\hidden_service HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:8080 into torrc on the right spot but it just tells me tor unexpectedly quit. if u know what to ...
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If I use Tor browser, can websites know my OS?

If I use Tor browser, can websites know my OS? For example, if I use different OS than Windows and websites know it, I will be different and it would reduce my anonymity.
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Tor browser never crashed, now is

It worked for years. I wish I'd used it more, given that it mostly sat around unappreciated. I re-downloaded and re-installed it weeks ago and again just an hour ago and got the same results. The Tor ...
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Tor fails to launch in Windows 10 when I click on the icon [closed]

Since an update about 3 months ago I have been unable to get Tor to launch when I click on the icon. The process firefox.exe appears briefly but disappears after a second or two without actually ...
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Trying to start Tor but Firefox starts instead

After clicking on "Start Tor browser" Firefox starts but not Tor. Problem started after update about 2 weeks ago. Using Windows 7. Tried reinstalling Tor but problem remains. There are no error ...
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Can't get Tor browser wizard to work

I have installed Tor but every time I try and open the browser nothing happens, just a blue circle for a couple of seconds. I am sure I should get a Tor browser wizard. Have tried opening as ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty ...
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Tor Doesn't Open after Initial install - Windows 10

I haven't been able to get Tor v7.0.1 to run on my Windows 10, 64 bit system. As has been mentioned in previous posts, Tor just doesn't open - no error messages, no nothing. I have tried to download ...
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TorBrowser version/OS release matrix

I looked everywhere on the Tor Project site and tried to find a document or page that lists the version of TorBrowser and the OS version that it supports. So far, I haven't found anything. I can't ...
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tor for windows command line problem

I have a problem specifying command line options to tor. trying to execute like this: C:\path-to-tor\firefox.exe -help doesn't produce anything Just C:...\firefox.exe http://someurl.com works and ...
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configuration to run tor as relay, crashing tor browser in windows

My experience of using tor on a windows machine is not good (see this). I have successfully used tor as a relay on my Linux virtual machine (just to test how it works) and it worked fine. So, I know ...
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How to start Tor with Windows 10

I downloaded the latest Tor/windows (tried v 6 and 7). At college I can access a windows 7 machine, and it runs Tor fine from a usb key (I have only limited access privileges) - no settings changes. ...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 0.0.2.0:3) [duplicate]

Can anyone help me out. My Tor Browser was working perfectly fine until I did an update for my windows 7 laptop. Now i keep getting an error message mentioning failing to establish connection. I have ...
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run Tor relay only my overnight when not deducted from my data allowance

my ISP limits me to 10Gb per month. I do not want Tor using this. However from midnight to 8 am the allowance is not affected so i could run a Tor relay. Editing my Windows XP torrc file C:\Documents ...
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Can't start tor

Tor seems to give me this error everytime I try to connect using obfs4. None of the provided bridges seem to work. 12/26/2016 12:55:11 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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Unable to establish a connection even after configuring bridges [duplicate]

This is what my log looks like. Please help. 21/11/2016 23:58:29 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Send request to the custom host/site through the Tor network programmatically, without Tor Browser installing (C++ Qt, using Winsock2)

Show me please any minimum-worked example of C++ Qt (or pure C++) code, which sends request via sockets to IP 123.45.67.89 on port 12345 through the Tor network - without Tor Browser installing, of ...
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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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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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“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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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TOR 4.0.2 not working [duplicate]

I've just downloaded Tor browser version 4.0.2, it connects to the Tor network and the web browser but comes up with this message Something Went Wrong! Tor is not working in this browser. I am ...
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Privoxy with multiple instances of Tor

I am running (testing environment) Windows 8.1 64bit and I have configured multiple instances of Tor. I am using Privoxy to use .NET C# HttpWebRequest. It work perfectly, with single Tor instance. Do ...
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Tor crashes while browsing

I use Windows 7 64 bit on a premium computer running Windows 7 64 bit with 1 TB HDD 8GB RAM Core i7, so no reason for me to run into any problem. Tor installs itself on my desktop. However, when I try ...
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TBB fails to run on Windows 7

I have installed TBB on Windows 7 Ultimate 64. When I double click either the link or directly on the Firefox icon in the TBB map on my desktop (both normal and as admin) I can see in task scheduler ...
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Unix Proxifier? [W7/Ubuntu]

I'm currently running Tor on Windows 7 with Proxifier and there I can set up that certain websites will connect through certain ports that's connected with Tor: That means that each time I go to http:...