How to install Tor browser on Windows using Choco Chocolatey

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We have already written a few articles on how to install various software using Windows Package Management called Chocolate. It’s a nifty program that can be installed and activated using Windows PowerShell with just one command. After that, we can download and install various Windows software with one command using Command Prompt or Powershell just like Linux operating systems.

Here we will show how to use a single command from Choco to install Tor Browser on Windows 10 or 7 operating systems.

Install Windows 10 or 7 Tor browser using Choco

Step 1: Install Chocolatey on Windows

If you already have the Chocolatey on your system then proceed to the next step, otherwise use the given command.

Run PowerShell under administrator privileges. And copy-paste the command below:

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))

Now close the PowerShell and run command prompt as administrator

Step 2: Install Tor Browser using Choco command:

Simply type the command below and press the Enter button.

choco install tor-browser

Wait a few seconds and the browser will be on your system.

The output of the above command:

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19041.1]
(c) 2019 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:WINDOWSsystem32>choco install tor-browser
Chocolatey v0.10.15
Installing the following packages:
tor-browser
By installing you accept licenses for the packages.
Progress: Downloading tor-browser 9.0.4... 100%

tor-browser v9.0.4 [Approved]
tor-browser package files install completed. Performing other installation steps.
Using Language code: 'en-US'
Downloading tor-browser 64 bit
from 'https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/9.0.4/torbrowser-install-win64-9.0.4_en-US.exe'
Progress: 100% - Completed download of C:UsersrajAppDataLocalTempchocolateytor-browser9.0.4torbrowser-install-win64-9.0.4_en-US.exe (63.6 MB).
Download of torbrowser-install-win64-9.0.4_en-US.exe (63.6 MB) completed.
Hashes match.
Installing tor-browser...
tor-browser has been installed.
The install of tor-browser was successful.
Software installed as 'exe', install location is likely default.

Chocolatey installed 1/1 packages.
See the log for details (C:ProgramDatachocolateylogschocolatey.log).

C:WINDOWSsystem32>

In the future, if you want to upgrade it, you can use this one:

choco upgrade tor-browser

You can also uninstall Tor using the command:

choco uninstall tor-browser


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