How To Install and Use Tor Browser To Surf Web Securely and Anonymously? – POFTUT

How To Install and Use Tor Browser To Surf Web Securely and Anonymously?

Tor is a popular project which is created to provide anonymous and secure web access to peoples around the world. Tor project provides different components like Onion VPN protocol, Tor Web browser, etc in order to complete the secure and anonymous web access.

What Is Tor Web Browser?

Tor web browser the GUI part of the Tor projects which can provide access to the web pages and applications. The underlying Onion protocol and system provide secure and anonym network and internet access over the world.

In general Onion Vpn network consist of multiple servers and hosts. These servers and hosts join to the Tor network voluntarily or with sponsors. A session between a client and server redirected randomly between these servers and hosts with very little information to protect against tracking.

Download Tor Web Browser

Tor browser is supported in different operating systems and platforms like Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Android. As the Tor project is an open source project its source code can be downloaded and reviewed easily.

Download Tor Web Browser

Download Tor Web Browser

We can download the Tor browser from the following link according to our operating system. In this example, we will download for Windows.

https://www.torproject.org/download/

Tor Browser supports 25 different languages. We can download specific language from the following link.

https://www.torproject.org/download/languages/

Tor Different Languages

Tor Different Languages

We will click to the English 64-bit Windows installer to download it.

Tor Browser Windows 64-Bit

Tor Browser Windows 64-Bit

Install Tor Browser

Generally downloaded Tor setup file can be found in Downloads. The name of the downloaded file is torbrowser-install-win64-8.5.3_en-US where is specified 64 bit, English and version 8.5.3. Please double click to the installation file.

torbrowser-install-win64-8.5.3_en-US

torbrowser-install-win64-8.5.3_en-US

We will select the installation language in the first step. Keep in mind that this is just installation language, not Tor Browser language.

Start Tor Browser Installation

Start Tor Browser Installation

We will see the following screen where we can set the Install Location which is the current user desktop C:\Users\İsmail Baydan\Desktop\Tor Browser. Then we will click to the Install which will start the installation process.

Choose Install Location

Choose Install Location

We will see the following screen which provides progress information about the installation.

Tor Install Progress

Tor Install Progress

After the installation is completed successfully we will see the following Completing Tor Browser Setup screen. Here we will click to Finish but we can run Tor Browser with Run Tor Browser checkbox and Add Start Menu& Desktop shortcuts.

Tor Installation Completed

Tor Installation Completed

Configure Tor Browser

We will see the following screen with the Tor browser which is derived from Mozilla Firefox.

Configure Tor Browser

Configure Tor Browser

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