We all know the Tor Browser is one of the best open source web browser for anonymity and security, but unfortunately few of the online services people use like banking and shopping websites won’t let users to visit on the Tor Browser, because they want to confirm your online identity that you’re a legitimate user or not through their tracking system, and some companies make your profile in their database by collecting your personal and hardware information, or in other words they are spying on you.
Internet Security & Privacy Solution
We have some solutions available out there to browse the Clearnet anonymously, like VPN and VPS etc., but it’s hard for most of the users to use VPN, that’s why we are looking into other options, like this one by tweaking the Tor Browser to connecting over system network and proxy, you can use all the Tor Browser security features except hiding your IP address.
Disable Tor Launcher & Remote DNS Connection
- Type “about:config” into the URL bar and hit enter, accept the warning.
- Enter “network.proxy.socks_remote_dns” into the search box of the configuration option, and doble click the option change value from “true” to “false“.
- Enter “extensions.torlauncher.start_tor” into the search box of the configuration option, and doble click the option change value from “true” to “false“.
Change Tor Browser Network Settings
- Type “about:preferences#advanced” into the URL bar and hit enter, and click on “Network” and then “Settings“, select the option “Use system proxy settings“.
That’s all, now you can use Tor Browser for Clearnet, and you won’t be able to connect over Tor network.
If you are looking for a quick and easy web browser solution for better privacy, then this tutorial can be a best choice for you, by configuring the Tor Browser to connect over computer system network, you can visit websites those restricted over Tor. Tor Browser provides best anonymity features and prevent your hardware and browser information from website tracking software’s.
Although above Tor Browser configurations works fine, and there is no reported errors or problems, it still under the testing process, that means you can use this tutorial on your own responsibility. To submit errors or problems, please use a comment box below.