How to use Tor.exe as stand alone?

Here’s my attempt at making a Bat file for it:
“TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe” --defaults-torrc “TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc-defaults” -f “TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc” +__ControlPort 9075 +__SocksPort “ ExtendedErrors IPv6Traffic PreferIPv6 KeepAliveIsolateSOCKSAuth”
Specifying +__SocksPort causes it to immediately exist with no message. If I don’t specify it, I don’t know what port it would listen to.

I also read that there used to be some sort of an “expert bundle”, but I couldn’t find it on Download page.

Background info: I need Tor only on certain websites (e.g. those blocked by Russian govt) in my normal browser, because I don’t need anonymity on them. I was using AdvOR for this, but it stopped connecting even with a bridge after Tor was blocked in Russia.

  • Operating System: Win 7 x64
  • Tor Browser version: 11.0.3

Windows 7 stopped receiving important security updates from January 14 2020 so I wouldn’t recommend you use it. Just install any version of Linux and you will get updated security.

Expert Bundle can be downloaded here. Simply run tor.exe
But if you need bridges, you need obfs4proxy.exe and configuration in torrc. If you are still interested, I can tell you how.

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Thanks! Is there a documentation on Tor.exe parameters somewhere?

Check this:

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