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Re: [tor-talk] Downloading files when using Tor.

On 2016-04-05 17:33, blobby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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, whatever) and the box comes up which says "Tor Browser cannot display this file. You will need to open it with another application", presumably if I click "OK" then
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 other
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.

I meant Wireshark showed traffic between my IP and the Tor node entry IP not the exit node IP.
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