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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:...
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Installing TBB w/Sophos

I have been using TBB for over a year now. I am a student who values privacy very much, and I install Tor on every computer I use. However, my school is updating their computers and many of them use ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited.”

I have been using the TBB on two different computers (running win7 and win8) and have noticed that if I leave it running long enough that I always end up with an error message "Tor unexpectedly exited"...
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"Load Balancer Error: 429 Someone on your network is abusing this site with automated malicious software [closed]

"Load Balancer Error: 429 Someone on your network is abusing this site with automated malicious software" when connecting to torrentz.eu or any mirror site. Recent occurance with no change to prompt ...
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I can't set up a hidden service, can anyone tell me what the problem is?

I'm running Windows 8 and Savant 3.1. I have the DNS set to localhost:80 and it works in a normal browser. Here's where the problem sits. I add the following to the bottom of torrc: HiddenServiceDir ...
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Multiple instances of Tor in Vidalia Relay Bundle? [closed]

How can I run multiple instances of Tor via the Vidalia Relay Bundle for Windows?
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Using the new browser bundle with IRC [closed]

I am a Windows user. And in the past I used a solution to connect to IRC which involved: IRC Client ---> FreeCap ---> Tor Now I understand XChat supports SOCK5 proxy connection, which is what I ...
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Silverlight not working [closed]

When I try to load a Silverlight application in the Tor Browser, I get an error saying Silverlight could not be found. I clicked yes when it asked me if the browser should load external content but ...
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Failed to connect Tor 3.5.2 on Windows [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to Tor recently. I have got following log: 25-02-2014 20:53:08 PM.370 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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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 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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Routing Bittorrent through a Tor relay…

I am running a non-exit Tor relay on my Windows 10 machine. I have the ORPort as 443, while the SocksPort and ControlPort are 9050 and 9051, respectively. I devote 800 Kbps average, and 950 Kbps to ...
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How can I make/get TOR portable?

I downloaded TOR from the Tor website and used it, it works, UNTIL I move the folder to a different location then it completely loses connection and doesnt work with any website. I found a few ...
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Tor fuctionality on XP home service pack 2

XP is light and IMO just as fast browsing the internet then any later OS. Is there anything about Tor browser that doesn't work on XP home then a newer OS? What patches will I need if any?
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ultimate encryption and protection of sensitive data

I have many sensitive documentation which I am scared to lose or get somebody accessed. My question would be what is the ultimate encryption protection? I have read lot of articles saying that for ...
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Problems setting up a “Single Onion Service”

I'm doing some Tor tests, and I want to set up a "Single Onion Service". However, when I try to set it, Tor Browser crashes when starts (the exact error is: "Tor exited during startup. This might be ...
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Why would a Tor site need my EMail,does this not defeat the Tor anonymity?

I want to volunteer to be a Tor Relay,but all the mumbo-jumbo about using two flash drives or a DVD, I just do not seem to get to work! Do they sell a Tor Relay disc? And what are safe emails to use ...
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Encryption by EFS

I have the Tor folder in Desktop of Windows 10. If I created another folder, encrypt it by EFS and put the Tor folder inside of it, do I gain any advantage for security? I suppose temporary files ...
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How do I make a Tor HSP on IIS / ASP.NET Core?

I want to run ASP.NET Core on a non Windows machine with Tor. How can I configure IIS / ASP.NET Core to publish an HSP endpoint?
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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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Arm may not be usable for TBB windows users. What are the alternatives?

The anonymizing relay monitor (arm) may not be usable for TBB windows users (or is it?). What alternatives exist for TBB window users?
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Can the USB drive containing Tails OS be shared with other files?

If Tails OS is installed on a USB drive, can other files of considerable size not related to Tails also be saved on the same USB drive in a separate folder, or is this not recommended? If not, why?
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How to anonymize application that not support proxy by using Tor on Windows?

I just want to let all my network traffic go through Tor and I saw someone did it on Linux, but I've never seen this on Windows.
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

How does Tor browser handle opening, local files such as html pages & php stored on my own computer. would it a) just open it directly from my pc hard-drive. or b) re-route it via several other ...
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I am new on Tor I need help with traces

I am new to Tor. I don't know if Tor saves my cache, cookies or any kind of data locally on my PC. I don't want to use Tails OS as it takes long to boot. I know that I can delete cookies and all ...
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How to prevent an extension from being disabled or removed?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. I want to prevent disabling or removing the extension in TOR browser. I found the following ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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how do i set up a tor relay on windows 10 NT

how easy is it to setup a tor relay on windows 10 NT? Can someone point me in the right direct in setting it up on this OS? Thanks,
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What is the safest OS to use Tor while being untraceable

I heard that Microsoft Windows and Mac OS were not safe, and that unix-like based OS like Ubuntu or Debian were better. Is it true? If yes, why the 2 first are not recommendable ? What is the ...
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HELP ME please i don't know what to do

HELP ME I got effected by GANDCRAB ransomeware and all my files & documents got encrypted and .SBEPM file extension got added orginal file name
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install latest tor on xp

On my xp SP3 machine I wish to install the latest TOR update. I am not interested in Windows upgrade. Only TOR upgrade. Since I cannot use the installer package, how can I continue to upgrade ...
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Still using windpws xp

I am using windows xp and can't download Tor after numerous problems with Tor 7.5.6 Now after deleting tor and trying to reload it no luck. I am very technology challenged so any help would be ...
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Tails v3.7 using VM = user agent Windows 7?

I'm trying to use Tails v3.7 via virtual machine. I've already tried VirtualBox, and VMware. And everything is OK, but..... when I've visited website https://2ip.ru to check my IP-address, I've ...
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What does TOR protect me against?

I am thinking about using TOR on windows, all I know about TOR is, it redirects each packet through multiple nodes, websites only see the exit node. 1) This would only protect me against public IP ...
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Using Tor in a python script in Windows

I'm using the TorRequest library (https://github.com/erdiaker/torrequest) on Linux and it works fine, but I also need to run this script on Windows as well. In my distro, I installed only the tor ...
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Html5 android and win pc

I use google translate my two questions: Is it possible to learn the ip through html5 video if I have an android and orfox orbot or through a PC with Windows 7 and tor browser?
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How do I use TOR on a Windows computer securely?

I'm asking this out of curiosity rather than practicality: If I install TOR on my Windows machine, how do I use it securely without exposing my identity? Also, what if my machine has already contacted ...
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QUESTION ON TOR ANONIMIZATION

I have the following question: I downloaded a file through Torbrowser, clicking on it I was asked to open an external sw out to Torbrowser. If i start that sw are still in anonymous mode or not?
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited” Familiar message to many but no actual answers that I can find

I have been using TOR with no issue but with the last update I have lost the ability to access it on any of my systems. Every time I open TorBrowser on my systems running Win 10, it says "Tor ...
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“Failure from drain_fd: No error” Tor Windows

What does it mean? This is the latest version of the Tor expert bundle. The error appears regularly on the cmd terminal window.
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How to enable NTLM auth in Tor Browser on Windows?

How I can enable NTLM auth in Tor Browser on Windows? I tried to change network.auth.force-generic-ntlm-v1 to true, but it not works. I need to authenticate on IIS 8.5 server that require NTLM ...
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Tor on windows Xp not work

Why Tor is not running anymore on Windows XP? torbrowser-install-6.0.5_en-US.exe In previous version after 10-20 restarting browser was loaded, but now it is not loading. No appear this screen ...
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Tor is not connecting (how to overcome provider's blocking) [duplicate]

Long story short - I've download Tor and it worked fine for the first time. Day later is not connecting at all. I have tried to run it manually using bridges, but unfo it didnt work either. p.s. ...
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Can this anonymous email be traced back to me?

I used TOR browser and guerillamail to send an email anonymously (or so I think). Is there any way this can come back to me? I used my own laptop on my home wifi network. I just opened Tor, did some ...
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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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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