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Tor is great but how do I set up a static IP?

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I downloaded Tor and it runs great, maybe a little too great. It is always changing IP's from Europe to USA and back. Unfortunately, some websites have caught on to this action and I need to setup a link for the IP to stay constant via one relay. How do I set it up to do that?

Thanks for any help in this matter.

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You can't do that. This is the mechanism used by TOR: it bounces all over the world from one IP to another. It may change IPs in one second or after a couple of minutes. However, for static IP, you might want to try a VPN solution. CyberGhost VPN is an excellent example to be used in your case with static IP.

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