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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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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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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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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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Pass URL Arguments to Tor Browser in Windows

I would like to be able to test out some web pages that I am making with the Tor Browser (v3.6.6) to make sure that they work with it. I can currently take the URL of the page I am working on and ...
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Is this possible to provide command line arguments for TOR Expert Bundle?

I've downloaded TOR expert bundle from an archive from this directory (exact download link I used). When I run the tor.exe, this is what I get in cmd: Jul 21 09:11:11.941 [notice] Tor 0.4.5.9 (git-...
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Ideal computer for running Tails and Tor on Windows?

I read the system requirements for Tor and Tails, but for Windows-based x86 (64-bit) systems, what properties or hardware should someone steer away from when making a purchase that might make the ...
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Besides MAC address, how else do public wi-fi networks identify connected hardware devices?

The list of connected WLAN clients (users) on my wi-fi only gives the following fields per user: Duration of time connected IP address MAC address Device name The last two fields are always unique ...
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Is There Any Way to Specify URL Hashing Algorithm?

Long-story short, I'm building a social network, where each of my users has an onion address, and can sign their status updates with their private keys (so their friends can share them when they're ...
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tor browser profile profile accessing problem

I am using tor browser on windows 10 pro, and recently I can not use it. when I start the program, I receive following message: ***Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please ...
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Tor keeps shutting down after a few minutes. Help

So after updating Tor it uses about 50-60% of my cpu and crashes after a few minutes when I have 3 or 4 tabs open. should I just reinstall it or what should I do?
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How to setup nod route

now constantly encountering such chains: RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>>RandomCountry02>>>RandomCountry1 RandomCountry1>>&...
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Start Tor browser with maximized window

How to start Tor Browser maximized by default? I know it increases fingerprinting and is not advised, but I would still like to have an answer if it's possible. I tried making the shortcut run as ...
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Is there a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time?

I wonder if there is a graphical interface for Windows to run Tor Browser using specific list of ExitNodes rather than editing torrc every time? There are too many steps to perform this. Too bad that ...
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Tor Browser needs to be started twice

About 85% of the time, when I start Tor Browser, I get the "Something Went Wrong!" page and have to try a second time. Apparently, some initialization isn't finishing before the browser ...
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Is it possible to run a Tor middle node on Windows 10?

I have a Windows PC, and I'm wanting to run a middle node on it. The problem is, after a LOT of googling, I see nothing on how to run a middle node on Windows. In fact, on https://community.torproject....
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How to run multiple Tor browsers with different IPs on version 9?

I've read This Instruction but it's outdated and I couldn't comment on it because of reputation. I would like to run multiple Tor Browsers all at once, with each having a unique Tor IP address. And I'...
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Is it possible to make a tor browser

Ive had this idea for some time, in which I want to make a TOR browser, or just an onion browser.However, I cannot find any good information online. If you are able to make your own onion browser, ...
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How to use meek with Tor expert bundle?

I have setup the Tor browser bundle to use meek/bridges, etc... But I am trying to also use meek with the Tor expert bundle (Tor as as service) and I have no idea how to, I have Google and searched ...
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Tor Browser already running when trying to start the tor browser on Windows

When starting the Tor Browser I get a message stating: Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Tor Browser process, or restart ...
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Is there an orbot equivalet app for Desktop?

I've been using Orbot for Android for a while and having a great experience with it. I always thought it would be slow and so on. Now, for Desktop, I can't find an equivalent to Orbot, that would ...
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Tor and Windows 10, a combination that can only fail?

i have been using tor on my older windows version without anything else. how does this look with windows 10? i don't trust windows 10 too much since beeing forced to have it.
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TOR BROWSER NOT OPENING

i just downloaded the tor browser but it's not opening after installation. It keeps saying "this application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close application" What do i do?
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How to active enterprise policies in Tor Browser 9.0?

How do I create active enterprise policies for Tor Browser 9.0 on Windows? Please help, thank you!
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I am missing a .dll file

i downloaded tor today and installed it. but I cannot run it due to an error. I am for some reason missing the api-ms-win-crt-convert-|1-1-0.dll file. what am I to do?
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Solved “Proxy error: General SOCKS server failure” when connecting to tor hidden ssh server from putty on windows 7

I would like to access my raspberry pi via ssh over tor. This works from a Linux client, but not from a windows client. When I try it from putty on a windows machine I get "Proxy error: General SOCKS ...
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using tor-win32/TOR as a proxy for newsgroup software

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32) as a proxy. where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server ...
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I can't download TOR. When i try it says “This app cant run on your PC. To find a version with your pc, contact the software publisher”

I have a windows 10 Laptop. I tried to download TOR, and when I downloaded the first file, the one on their website, it had that message. I downloaded it successfully, but when i tried to open it, it ...
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A Mozbackup (Firefox style) program for Tor Browser

I am trying to get familiar with the Tor browser. Import Export HTML does not seem to execute a retrieval/recovery. I have seen brief explanations on search. But is there anything more current and ...
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I need an older version of Tor that will work with Win XP

I need an older version of TOR in order to make it work on my computer. I have had the same computer for 11 years. and it is still in great condition and is still fast. But, I tried installing from ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections on my windows P.C

My Computer is a PC, not a MAC. But I cannot connect to the Onion sites. Whenever I try, i get the following message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy ...
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How to set up the Tor browser on Linux Mint in a VM with a VPN on the Host

(Forgive me, I don't know whether to post this here for in the "Information Security" community) I'm brand new to Tor, I understand the basics of how it works and the Do's & Don'ts. I have a ...
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Can´t start Tor

I´m using a netbook with windows xp. Here is the log: 7/25/2018 21:04:40 PM.800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing ...
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Can I switch Circuit between Specific ExitNodes?

I want to use Specific ExitNodes and Switch between them only. I have tried modify TORRC using Code ExitNodes 153.126.210.34, 88.33.1.152, 103.28.53.138 , 104.200.20.46 StrictNodes 1 But When I try ...
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Failure During Static Link of Version 0.3.3.5-rc

I had previously built a static Tor lib on tag 0.3.3.1-alpha in MinGW previously with the following configure: LIBS=-lcrypt32 ./configure --prefix=$PWD/dist \ --disable-...
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Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. O/S Windows 7 Pro 64 bit [duplicate]

I have updated Tor to 7.0.7, from 7.0.6. I get the error messages below: 'Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed (done - 212.83.154.33:...
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Tor stuck on loading network status [duplicate]

I've used tor before on my current ISP and never had issues until I upgraded my hard drive and reinstalled windows on it. I've tried opening Tor on 2 of my virtual machines from oracle virtual box. ...
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I can't use the Tor search, or go to darknet

When I run DISCONNECT.ME to search, it's redirected to DuckDuckGo, and if I enter an onion address, I receive a 404 error. I am new with this browser and I think that the configuration is not right. ...
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Latest Tor upgrade not working on Win10 X64 [duplicate]

I have two different Win10 X64 machines. The Tor browser told me it was out of date, so I let it upgrade 6.0.1 This was this week. Now Tor will not even open the page that says loading Tor browser. ...
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Tor Browser version 6 doesn't open on Win 7 64 bit; no error msg, also W10

Tor Browser v 6 doesn't open at all with no error on screen or event viewer. Tried upgrading then a new install with no joy. Have had no issues running the last 7 or so versions. Ideas? Security ...
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Send emails to external addresses

I would want to send emails to external addresses from an external web site (for example contact@mywebsite.com or .org etc) from my mail2tor account, but I received the next e-mail: Subject:   ...
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...

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