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[liberationtech] Help test the new Tor Browser!

Mike Perry mikeperry at torproject.org
Mon Jun 17 17:34:57 PDT 2013


Kody Leonard:
> I get the same error on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. It will run when Windows
> XP is selected under Compatibility mode.   I had the same issue with other
> languages.  This is logged in the event viewer when it doesn't run as-is:
> 
> Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 17.0.6.0
> Faulting module name: d2d1.dll, version: 6.2.9200.16492
> Exception code: 0xc0000005
> Faulting application path: C:\XXXXXX\Tor
> Browser\FirefoxPortable\App\Firefox\firefox.exe
> Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\d2d1.dll

Do you happen to have an Nvidia video card by any chance?

This crash seems to be happening on only a select number of x64 Win7
installs (and none of them are developer machines -- which are also x64
Win7), and I am trying to figure out what the common denominator is.

 
> Kody
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Masayuki Hatta <mhatta at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > I tried torbrowser-install-3.0-alpha-1_en-US.exe on Windows 7 Home Premium
> > 64bit (Japan edition), but it doesn't run at all.  Installation went well,
> > but double-clicking on "Start Tor Browser" icon doesn't start things off,
> > nothing happens (seems trying something for a while, but crashes
> > silently).  Is this known problem or am I the only one? I have two 64bit
> > Win7 machines, and suffer from the same problem.  Things from the current
> > tor-browser-2.3.25-8_en-US.exe is working nicely for a long time, so I
> > guess something wrong in the new Tor Browser Launcher...
> >
> > Please let me know if there's something I can try.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > MH
> >
> >
> > 2013/6/17 Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum.net>
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm really excited to say that Tor Browser has had some really important
> >> changes. Mike Perry has really outdone himself - from deterministic
> >> builds that allow us to verify that he is honest to actually having
> >> serious usability improvements. I really mean it - the new TBB is
> >> actually awesome. It is blazing fast, it no longer has the sometimes
> >> confusing Vidalia UI, it is now fast to start, it now has a really nice
> >> splash screen, it has a setup wizard - you name it - nearly everything
> >> that people found difficult has been removed, replaced or improved.
> >> Hooray for Mike Perry and all that helped him!
> >>
> >> Here is Mike's email:
> >>
> >>  https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2013-June/028440.html
> >>
> >> Here is the place to download it:
> >>
> >>  https://people.torproject.org/~mikeperry/tbb-3.0alpha1-builds/official/
> >>
> >> Please test it and please please tell us how we might improve it!
> >>
> >> All the best,
> >> Jacob
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> >
> >
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> > University, Japan
> >
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> >
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