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Re: Tor does not support W95

I have OSR2 and the latest dun and winsock also.
 [notice] Tor opening new log file.
 [err] crypto_seed_rng(): Can't get CryptoAPI provider [1]
 [err] tor_init(): Unable to seed random number generator. Exiting.

The second line above-cant get cryptoapi,....etc. also appears with the
earlier version that works, but is not anonymous. however the latest
"stable" version give the "unable to seed random number generator.
exiting and then closes. I guess I should not have expected it to work
since the description doesn't mention that win95 is supported. 

On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 00:12:08 -0400, "Nick Mathewson"
<nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 11:33:05PM -0400, phobos@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > I'm looking for the actual text from the dos window when running tor.
> > Does it really simply say "Cannot start random no. generator"?
> Ah, I think I might know what this is, and why it might seem that we
> "dropped" w95 support.
> We use the CryptGenRandom function to get entropy from windows.  This
> function was introduced in win98; to get it in win95, I think you need
> OSR2 or later, or a later version of IE.  I'm not sure if this is
> what's up in your case, but it might help.
> yrs,
> -- 
> Nick Mathewson

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