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Windows 7: Tor.exe?


30 Jun 2012   #1

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Tor.exe?

O keep seeing a program running called tor.exe. then pctools told me it was trying to access the net and asked me whether or not to let it. When I looked for it it's located in c:\program files. When I pulled up the properties, absolutely nothing listed.
Does anyone know if this is a windows program or if not, is it safe?


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30 Jun 2012   #2

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Tor is an addon for Anonymous Web Browsing... What browser you using?
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30 Jun 2012   #3

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As mentioned, TOR is for anonymous browsing:

https://www.torproject.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network)

It is used in the programs Privoxy or Polipo, and other TOR enabled browsers such as OperaTor .

Have you, or someone using the PC downloaded and used such a program?

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04 Jul 2012   #4

windows 7 Home premium x32
 
 

I use Mozilla Firefox.
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