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Using Tor with ProxyFirewall

by goblinbee / August 24, 2011 12:27 PM PDT

I have both the Vidalia client and ProxyFirewall installed. In PF, I
have created an open SOCK5 proxy with an IP adress of using
port 9050. I have also created a rule for the .exe file I want to use
with Tor via PF, which sets it to route through a single proxy, the
proxy I have just created. However, the .exe doesn't seem to be going
through Tor at all. I have tried this with Internet Explorer, Firefox
and Chrome with no effect, my IP address remains the same. I must be
doing something wrong here. Any ideas?

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Interesting. But one big question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 27, 2011 6:11 AM PDT

How would one get support for such a setup?

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by goblinbee / August 27, 2011 10:32 AM PDT

Oh dear, I seem to have accidentally hit the button that marks your post as answering my question. That was dumb, I suppose I won't get any more replies to this thread.

Anyway, what do you mean by support? You mean customer support, as in tech help? You wouldn't get any customer support, which is why I came here.

I think I'll make a thread on the Tor forums, perhaps this setup isn't is well-known as I had imagined, or perhaps just not in this community. I've gotten good help here before which is why I thought to post here first. Oh well.

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The Tor forums are a good idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 28, 2011 1:23 AM PDT
In reply to: support?

Such setups are indeed rare and rarely needed. Most of the time I'm uninstalling such things to get the system to work again. While I do a lot of networking I find folk want it to work so we undo all this.

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