So wierd. I faced this problem in my windows. I figured the issue could be similar with my tor browser aswell. The tor browser application is in a new folder in Desktop. Recently I move everything from my desktop to another new folder in my desktop. Started having this issue. I moved the files back to how it was and then tor started working. Hope this helps if anyone else is facing this issue on a windows.
I had the same issue and then I realized that I ignored the initial pop-up when starting Tor that suggests to move the downloaded. Just a note to myself, because the. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. The proxy server is refusing connections Ask Question. Asked 3 years, 7 months ago. Active 1 year, 9 months ago. Viewed k times. Catherine Catherine 81 1 1 gold badge 1 1 silver badge 2 2 bronze badges.
Closing Tor Browser, installing the browser in Applications, and restarting Tor Browser running from Applications fixed this error for me. See here tor project bug report : trac. Reinstalling worked for me. Most likely, this will work. But after rebooting the computer, the browser will receive an error about refused connection again.
In this case, your computer probably has some kind of program, that changes these settings. If the settings are correct, but the browser still has an error, then take a look at few more solutions:. There are frequent cases when the previously installed malware in the form of extensions and additions leads to such destructive work of the browser.