MultiBit is a desktop Bitcoin client that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.

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BTC = $ … Does this have to match the sum I'm buying for at an auction?

very new, so this is probably silly but: I want to buy some bitcoin on an auction, but the exchange rate on MultiBit is very slightly dissimilar to the rate offered by the seller on the acution. Will ...
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Multibit wallet receiving addresses

I would like to receive bitcoins with multiple addresses, not having to use same address all the time. After I generate a new receiving address in my wallet do I need to back it up again? (Copying ...
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Forgot password multibit

this is two weeks I am trying to crack my MultiBit portfolio, I do not remember my password recorded in July; I have no old file save my wallet, the word must be no more than 15 characters and must ...
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Multibit crashes on startup with PCA2 error (Program Compatibility Assistant)

I double clicked on the Multibit Icon which I normally do but this time the program does not launch. I don't even see in in the task manager. I went to the file location folder and double clicked it ...
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Multi coin won't sync error mac osx

When i open Multibit it tries to sync then says error, unable to load block chain. I can't figure it out. Don't know what to do about it.
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To open “MultiBit” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime

I am unable to resolve this. I have updated Java but it appears to require a previous version. Thank you.
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How do i transfer bitcoins from bitcoin qt to multi bit? [duplicate]

Im very new to this so forgive me. I downloaded bitcoin qt and after 16 hours there was no progress whatsoever with this 'blockchain' stuff. I bought some bitcoins to send to the bitcoin qt client. ...
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where can I find a chart or data showing total Multibit dowloads?

I'm looking to see the total downloads for Multibit like what was in the Coindesk article earlier this year. Ideally I'd see them by month. Any sources out there?
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Sending to Multibit 0.5.18, transaction hasn't arrived after three hours

I bought some BTC. I have setup the wallet all working well on x64, no issues at all. I placed an order through buy bitcoin, and received a tax invoice which shows my blockchain address and that the ...
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reinstalled multibit wallet

I had to remove a copy of multibit wallet from my system & after multiple times of trying to get it to work on my 64 bit system I can now open multibit wallet. I guess when I removed the program ...
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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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Multibit Won't Open

I have NOT done any kind of system restore (don't have the hard drive space for that) The multibit application won't open. I tried installing the latest version, didn't seem to do anything. I've ...
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How does MultiBit figure out balance of an imported address? [duplicate]

MultiBit is a Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) client that uses the merkle root of block headers to validate transactions. I'm wondering however, when an address (private key) is imported into ...
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Multibit application on Mac only showing 2/7 wallets

I've got 7 wallets created in Multibit. Since today, when i open Multibit it is only showing 2 wallets out of the 7 that exist. I've checked the files stored in user/Library/Application ...
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MultiBit got progressively slower after adding more receive addresses

At first, MultiBit was all snappy. Over the course of about 4 weeks I added ~120 more receive addresses. Now, MultiBit is very sluggish, grinding the hard-drive excessively (sometimes for minutes), ...
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Balance doesn't show up after import in multibit

I'm trying to import a private key that I exported from Blockchain, I import it, the right public key is created, but no transactions show up or balance? I've imported a bunch of private keys. and ...
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Multibit is not accepting the correct password any idea or possible bugs that i could fix

just what i said. Multibit simply isn't accepting the password i used this morning to unlock it. i have tried retyping it about a million times in a million different way. does any one have any ...
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Are specific private keys weaker than others?

I've heard some discussion about how certain private keys can be considered weaker because they were generated using a weak randomness algorithm. I have very little experience in this subject and ...
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Multibit: Whats the best way to proceed if I have forgotten my password but my wallet is still open

I am running multibit. I have less than half a bitcoin. I realised today that I have totally forgotten my password. My wallet is still open so I can still use it to pay for stuff. Can I create a ...
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Blockchain and Bitcoin client difference of amount

I just made a transfer of 0.06 BTC, you can look it up on Blockchain.info The problem now is that my receiving client (Multibit) doesn't show those 0.06 BTC, it only shows 0.0001 BTC have been spend ...
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Multibit application won't open

The app itself won't open. I recently did a system restore to a previous point in time but I'm pretty sure it was not before the point that I installed the multibit application. All the installation ...
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How long should confirmation (spendable amount) take?

My transaction already has 24 confirmations at blockchain.info, and the transaction is correctly recorded in Multibit. But there is no "spendable amount". I've already "Reset Blockchain And ...
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Exporting Private Keys for wallet in Multibit

My computer just got formatted, and so did my wallet. I had imported the private keys from my wallet a week back. Can I just load that again into multibit, and get my bitcoins back? I have also had ...
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On multibit how do I update my sending address? [closed]

I have bitcoin in my transactions but it does not appear in my wallet. It says updates stopped
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Multibit images/screenshots in educational website

I would like to confirm/verify if I could use some images/screenshots of multibit on my educational website for my wallet section. Also, if you had a high resolution image of your multibit gray ...
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How do I switch from MultiBit to Bitcoin-QT?

Okay, so I have seen the questions on how to go from Bitcoin Core to MultiBit, but I want to go the other way. Really, I downloaded and started using the wrong wallet. I wouldn't even mind MultiBit ...
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Multibit saving after transaction - what do wallet private key backups look like, if they exist?

I sent some bitcoins from a multibit wallet to another wallet. I recently realized that the change not sent in this transaction is sent to a new address. This means I didn't back up the key of this ...
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Offline wallet for blockchain.info

With the removal of the feature to import ages.json files to MultiBit in 5.18, are there any other ways to take my backup and access my bitcoins in the event BlockChain.info ever dies? Edit: Just saw ...
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how do i send to another from multibit bec it says “synchronizing” but it doesn't do anything WTH?

I downloaded this wallet app so im transferring coins from my multibit wallet. It says wait for the program to sync but it's taking so long.
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ELI5: How do I import keys from blockchain.info backup into MultiBit 0.5.18

So, blockchain.info is holding my account hostage. My phone with my 2FA was lost (and remotely wiped) and they refuse to remove the 2FA on my account to get access. I have a recent backup of my keys ...
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Do receiving addresses expire on Multibit?

Okay so I have tried Resetting Blockchain and Transactions plenty of times. The only thing is I used an old receiving address that I used about 2 months ago. Do these addresses expire? Can they only ...
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My Multibit wallet stops updating and says another program has changed files. How can I solve this?

I am running Multibit on Windows 7. When I open it, the synchronization will initially start, but then stop after a while due to "another program attempting to change files". I didn't move any files ...
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How to import old wallet to Multibit?

I had 2 Bitcoins on my old PC and got a virus so did a format. But I also did a backup of my bitcoin wallet. Now I want to sell these bitcoins but when I went to the site, the official client was ...
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Moving MultiBit wallet to new computer [duplicate]

I have a MultiBit wallet and I need to transfer it to a new computer. I'm not 100% sure which files/ directories need to be transferred. I've done some reading but the discussion of private keys etc ...
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Import private keys from Multibit into Armory?

I am attempting to import a private key that was made in Multibit, into Armory. I am able to restore this key into other wallets, such as the Android Bitcoin Wallet, Mycelium and Electrum, but when I ...
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Multibit desktop wallet not updating Bitstamp exchange rate

For some reason Multibit is telling me bitcoin is at $460 on Bitstamp when it's closer to $490. Why is that?
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MultiBit won't open, says “Java not installed”

My MultiBit wallet won't open, because "Java is not installed", though I have Java 8, 7u51, and 6u49 installed... Which version of Java should I have installed?
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multibit balances wrong, not correct for any individual address

In my multibit wallet, it reports X bitcoins. But no address in that wallet contains exactly X bitcoin, and the total reported amount should be greater than X. The reason this is stranger than ...
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Multibit security — How anonymous is it?

Hi and I hope someone here can answer these security questions for me. I have downloaded the Multibit client onto both a windows laptop and also a separate download onto a laptop running ubuntu ...
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How can I make MultiBit go one year back and then replay the blockchain?

Like a year ago, I got a some bitcoins. I was using Bitcoin-Qt back then. Because reading the whole blockchain since then takes a lot of time, I got MultiBit, created a new wallet and imported my ...
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Test failure for Multibit on Windows

I am trying to compile Multibit on Windows: Windows 7, IDEA 13.0.2, Maven 3.0, Multibit 0.5.16. I am able to compile, but when I try to test there are always 2 failures: Running ...
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Are there any clients that allow for multiple wallets and API acccess?

I know that multibit has the capacity to have multiple wallets, but no API access. bitcoind has great API access, but only one wallet. Is there any solution that combines the two?
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pending payment

Three days ago I sent a payment via my MultiBit wallet but it is still marked as unconfirmed, only 4 confirmations. How long it will take this transaction to become fully confirmed? Thanks.
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Is there a way to brute-force crack a multibit password?

I am trying to use John the Ripper but everytime I use the bitcoin2john.py wallet01.wallet > wallet01.hash it asks for data directory. Anyone successfully crack a multibit password?
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Can a Wallet Generated by Linux Multibit Client be Used with Windows Multibit client?

Probably a stupid question. I am planning to create cold storage using Multibit on Ubuntu LiveCD, get the wallet file out of it and store it securely. In future if I use a Windows PC with Multibit ...
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Network admin blocks P2P, Bitcoin clients can't connect

My university network admins seem to block P2P networks. So I can't download totally legit Linux distros via BitTorrent ;-) Unfortunately, this also affects Bitcoin wallets such as MultiBit or ...
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How to set the exchange for MultiBit Wallet Currency Ticker?

How can I set which exchange is used to feed the currency ticker in MultiBit, i.e. get rid of Mt. Gox and put MarketCap or some other legitimate exchange in its place?
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How to replace the backed up keys from Bitcoin wallet(android) with the wallet file in Multibit for PC? [duplicate]

How can I do that as the file of the backed up keys is not a dat file?
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Why do my transactions show I received 1 satoshi?

My Multi-Bit client shows 1 satoshi sent to me in my receiving transactions, with 1 confirmation only. The receiving address is quite old too. Why is that showing up when I didn't send myself anything ...
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Transactions show up on blockchain but not in multibit? [duplicate]

1JPEobzLgKo5EKEfDVN8aJ61Pdryse6ccf This address shows transactions I was not aware of for unknown reasons, and does not show up in multibit(version 0.5.16). Which one is accurate, and how can I sync ...