Application using this process: Tor Browser


Application using this process: Tor Browser

What is tor.exe doing on my computer?

tor.exe is the process of Tor Browser, the web browser designed to view pages on the Tor Network and any other page on the internet anonymously. The Tor Browser is a safe process, however it can be vulnerable if scripts (such as Javascript) are enabled when browsing. That's why, and beacuse of the illegal content on the Tor Network, law enforcement will do their best to exploit this vulnerability to break the anonimity of Tor and its users.

Non-system processes like tor.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is tor.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
tor.exe is a moderate process

Can I stop or remove tor.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. tor.exe is used by 'Tor Browser'.This is an application created by 'Tor Project'. To stop tor.exe permanently uninstall 'Tor Browser' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is tor.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is tor.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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