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Re: [tor-talk] Downloading files when using Tor.
On 2016-04-03 12:32, Nicolas Vigier wrote:
On Sun, 03 Apr 2016, blobby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Just to check: I am using TBB and I download a file (PDF, EXE,
the box comes up which says "Tor Browser cannot display this file. You
need to open it with another application", presumably if I click "OK"
the download happens via the Tor network.
In other words: the download cannot happen outside of the Tor network.
Yes, the download will be done through the Tor network. However the
application that you use to open the file could do connections without
Thanks. That's what I thought. Some time ago I looked at what happened
in Wireshark and it showed heavy traffic while downloading between my IP
and the exit node IP.
However, the previous commentator before you did seem to think something
different for some reason.
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