Suggestions re New Private Window with Tor
Enable the upgrade of navigation to always use HTTPS:
Disable “Use Secure DNS”:
(Note: Some say Enable and use one of the Custom providers; but Disable works for my Brave Browser setup.)
Go to: brave://settings/getStarted . . . and set new windows to open
and click on
Clear host cache
Next, go to:
and click on both (in succession):
Close idle sockets
Flush socket pools
Exit/Quit everything and restart your computer.
Notes re what are:
With pooling, instead of closing a connection after it is used, we can keep it idle while it waits to handle another request. This saves the resources required to create a new connection.
Locate the cldoidikboihgcjfkhdeidbpclkineef folder and open it:
Observe the contents of that folder, given the following:
The Tor items therein are supposed to be replaced / updated, when you Disable . . . and wait a moment . . . then Enable the Private window with Tor switch:
some of the files are created, while some are updated, but I am uncertain about which . . . as a result toggling that switch.
I discovered that, AFTER Enabling the Private window with Tor switch, I had to open a New Private Window with Tor . . . and wait . . . until the Tor component showed up.
Re Component updating, do not block: