When I run the Tor Browser, do all of my other programs communicate anonymously through Tor network?

No, it is very important to remember that you must access the Tor network only from the Tor Browser. All your other programs communicate directly with the servers in the Internet. To be completely certain that you are communicating over Tor network, you can always manually check it at the https://check.torproject.org site. Tor also relies on your exercise of caution, common sense and good judgement when browsing new or unfamiliar websites.

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