[tor-talk] Tor check not working or recognize TBB?

john doe johndoe65534 at mail.com
Mon Jul 2 05:47:58 UTC 2018

On 7/1/2018 11:22 PM, Joe wrote:
> Yesterday, updated TBB (automatically) to 7.5.6 Linux x64.
> Today, the default Tor check site (English language), 
> https://check.torproject.org gave message:
>> "Congratulations. This browser is configured to use Tor.
>> Your IP address appears to be: *5.79.xxx.xxx*
>> However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser.
>> Click here to go to the download page"
>  From the message, I assume the Tor devs want users to download, verify 
> & reinstall TBB because one check failed?
> Question: what is the check process looking for (and where) to verify 
> this is TBB?  Just a list of exit relays?
> I got a new identity & tried again - same message.
> According to several sources, it's quite possible the 
> check.torproject.org site is down or malfunctioning.

I just did check.torproject.org and as far as I can tell, the site is 
working properly.
I'm using the same version as you are but Tor Browser for windows.

John Doe

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