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Privacy limitations of Windows

Windows is not optimal OS for privacy. Some Windows features like tracking activity for makreting purposes, wi-fi sharing and especially windows 10 keytracking which monitors your typing  can compromise your privacy.  


To improve your privacy these features can be turned off by installing additional software like W10Privacy or using tails as mentioned  before. To learn more visit this website.

Downolading Tor

1. Access Tor website 

2. Click Download

3. Select windows and click download. To check authenticity of the link click signature, this ensures someone has not tried to slip you false link.

Installing Tor

1. Run the downloaded program.

2. Select your prefered language and click ok.

3. Select destination folder (desktop is advised) and click install.

4. Tor will take a moment to install after that final window will pop up. Click finish and tor will start automatically.

Using Tor

1. After running Tor will ask you if you want to Connect or Configure. Click connect if you are connecting from country with legal use of Tor. This guide will not show the configure option advised for countries with monitored web for sake of being brief. Please seek proffesinal help if you need help with configuration.

2. And voilla u are using Tor.

3. Now when you search something you can see your location is altered, Tor assigns you a location automatically but you can select any location you want.

4. If you want to get new ip adress click top right and choose new circuit. This creates new circuit for new tab.

5. There is also option new identity which closes tor and all open tabs a runs it again. This is extra useful if you dont wont your previous activity linked to your new searches. 

6. Another useful is setting security level. You can find it in top right corner.

7. You can select from standart, safer and safest option. Using safer option some funtions like playing video or viewing images may become inconvinient, you have to click to load them. In safest option only the bare minimum is allowed.

NOW THAT YOU HAVE INSTALLED TOR AND KNOW HOW TO USE IT CLICK BELLOW TO LEARN USEFUL TIPS ON HOW NOT TO GET COMRPOMISED USING TOR

Made by Vojtěch Kolář as a seminar projekt at Prague University of Economics and Bussines for seminar Bitcoin and Blockchain
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