Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Microsoft Windows series of OS.

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What are test_bitcoin.exe and test_bitcoin-qt.exe?

These two binaries appeared in Bitcoin Core a few versions ago, but I don't remember ever seeing an explanation of what they are and what you would use them for.
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Error trying to compile own coin in windows

I'm trying to compile my own coin in windows. I keep getting this error when running qmake "USE_UPNP=- (MyCoinHere)-qt.pro Project MESSAGE: Building without UPNP support The directory name is ...
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Can cgminer set different voltages / speeds for multiple HEX4M miners?

The problem: I have 3 HEX4M Bitcoin miners. 2 of these miners are from a batch that lets the chips run at 810mV / 1024 MHz and achieve 390 / 400 GHs. The third HEX4M miner however is from a second ...
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Transaction was rejected - Bitcoin QT, recovered wallet.dat

I recently installed a new version of Windows on a new HDD, but I'm having problems getting my old wallet.dat to work. Here's what I've done: Install latest Bitcoin Core. Copied over the blocks and ...
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How do I run Armory Testnet on Win7 x64 using Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 using remote datadir?

Trying to use the testnet which I have no problems with using Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 with command: Bitcoin-qt.exe -testnet -datadir=f:\data\bitcoincore But running Armory using the Testnet icon attempts ...
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bfgminer on bitcoin-qt

I am getting this error and looking for guidance. Error : Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers config server=1 rpcallowip=192.168.1.0/24 ...
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What is the right configuration for building the latest Bitcoin (merged mining patch) with cUrl?

I'm following the instructions here: Popular Bitcoin MinGW build instructions These work flawlessly for vanilla bitcoin, but not for this fork that contains the merged mining code: Bitcoin Merged ...
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Is it possible to decrypt Blockchain.info wallet payload due to lost password?

I've got a Blockchain.info wallet which had the password changed (long story, but I own the account and private key therein). 2FA is not enabled, therefore the URL ...
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Windows vs Linux for bitcoind (not mining)

What is the best O/S for bitcoind, which serves as a backbone for an online payments processor? Right now it is set up to run under Windows but I'm not sure if this is the best choice if they ...
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Solo mining works on Windows, fails in (identically configured) Linux

Solo mining (for any coin) works on Windows, but not on Linux. Why won't my Linux setup work even though it's identical? Here is a sample configuration file. This is from OSC (OpenSourceCoin), but it ...
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Building Win7 Moneychanger: Where to put OT DLL's, How to fix “&& was unexpected” in jsoncpp?

I want to use Open Transactions libraries in my Windows build of my Qt Widgets application. Moneychanger is a test interface for OT built in Qt. As a step to understanding how the Qt code of ...
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Compiling Maxcoin and its clone cryptos throw an error

I compiled Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and many other pow/pos cryptocurrencies without a problem. I usually compile daemon and then windows-qt wallet using qt 5.2. But maxcoin and its clones like Helixcoin ...
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Programming for/modding bitcoin-qt on Windows

In multiple places I've found methods of modifying or adding to the bitcoin-qt(or other coin wallet) source on ubuntu or osx, but how would I do this on a Windows machine? If possible, I'd like to be ...
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How can I troubleshoot a cgminer crash?

I am trying to get started with Litecoin and cgminer and can't seem to get anything going because cgminer crashes. My batch file is as follows: timeout /t 30 setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100 setx ...
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What are the methods for getting an old, used windows P.C. ready for secure Bitcoin usage? [closed]

Let's say I am about to set my Grandmother up with a wallet. I have no idea what she has on her computer. There could be a host of malware, keyloggers etc. Let's also say that a complete wipe and ...
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6x gpu mining rig only installs drivers for 5

built the following rig: 5x SAPPHIRE TRI-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 OC (UEFI) 1x AeroCool Templarius Imperator 1150W 80 Plus Gold 1x HighPower Tech 1200w Gold Plus (HP-1200-G14C-GOLD) 1x Asrock H61 Pro ...
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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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Problem to start bitcoin-qt

Hi (Sorry for my English) I have installed bitcoint-qt but i can not start the program. Error! System: Windows 7 prof 64 BIT Error: Problemsignatur: Problemereignisname: APPCRASH ...
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digitalcoin wallet won't sync

I've had my digitalcoin wallet open for a few days now, hoping it would eventually sync back up but it's seemingly stuck, not necessarily at a specific block, but around 3 days back, whichever block ...
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Best CG Miner settings for AMD Radeon 6600M/6700M?

I'm using CGMiner for the first time, and got it to work properly, however my mining speed seems slow at only 60k/s. Could anyone else copy their .bat file that are also using this GPU, or have any ...
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Crashing problem when running 2 x 7950's on Corsair CX750 in mining rig

I currently have 2 PC's with a Corsair CX750 PSU in both of them. I bought 4 x Sapphire Radeon 7950's with the intention of having two in each PC. The cases are open and the GPU's have been mounted ...
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CGMiner freezing on anything above intensity 16

I have 2 x Sapphire 7950 Boost cards running on Windows. I can only get them running stable on intensity 16 using CGMiner. Anything above that and the whole system freezes up (screen stays on but ...
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POS Stratum Proxy Windows DMD

Anyone know where I can download a stratum_proxy.exe compiled for DMD coin mining POS? Im running windows and don't know a lot about linux! Looked everywhere getting nowhere... Many thanks :)
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Is wallet.dat transferable between OS?

Am I able to transfer my wallet.dat from Ubuntu QT to Windows QT by backing up the file and pasting in the other operating system?
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Where can I find a worknig fedoracoin wallet for Windows?

I downloaded the fedora coin wallet but when I open the file it says “file incomplete or damaged”. I download it from fedoracoin web site more than ten times with the same outcome. So where can I ...
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Where is bitcoin.exe?

I need to make a request through cmd.exe (commandline), but the only .exe file I can find is bitcoin-qt.exe, which doesn't respond to "getinfo", "getaddressbalance", etc. How can I find bitcoin.exe to ...
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How to use bitcoin from command line in Windows?

In Windows, how can I get what I get with "bitcoind getinfo" in Linux?
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Is there a rippled Windows binary available for download?

Is there a compiled Windows binary for the Ripple deamon rippled available for download? I only found its source code...
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How can I view the Blockchain locally on my machine?

I'd like to view the blockchain on my Windows 7 machine. Right now I'm looking under roaming/Bitcoin/blocks, and trying to open blk00000.dat . I can't read any of it though, it seems the text is ...
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Is Bitcoin database cross platform compatible?

I want to use my Windows 7 Bitcoin database (the block chain I downloaded + my wallets) on Linux (Debian). I run Debian as VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host and share the Bitcoin data folder ...
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I'm trying to compile bitcoind on Windows but build_unix for db-4.8.30.NC is empty. What do I need to do?

I've been working on setting up the proper environment to compile litecoin, and have been following the instructions from this: ...
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No Miner can connect to RPC Server

I'm new to this BitCoin, as in read about it yesterday started with it today. This technology has intrigued me to the level I cannot explain, its truly genius! Back to my problem, I have a NVIDIA ...
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Cannot get BITCOIND RPC connection working on Ubuntu 12.04 or Windows 7

OK, I recently posted trying to get help connecting to BITCOIND using Ubuntu or Windows 7. In Ubuntu (Virtual Machine under Win7 64bit) 12.04 Desktop LTS I have the following written in my ...
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Bitcoind under Windows 7; RPC port 8882 not opening

Using Win7 64 bit I'm trying to get bitcoind (v0.8.5) to work. Bitcoin.conf has the following content (in the %appdata%\bitcoin dir): rpcuser=12345 rpcpassword=12345 I run using command line: ...
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Is there a Bitcoin price alert application that can use data from BitcoinCharts.com?

Is there a Bitcoin price alert application that can use data from BitcoinCharts.com? Something like a windows desktop alert is what I have in mind. I need this as I am trying to monitor prices of ...
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Move bitcoin data from Windows to Mac

Is it possible to move the Blockchain data from Windows to Mac? The wallet on windows is synced, the one on mac is not. The wallet on Mac has had some bitcoins sent to one of its addresses. Would it ...
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Bitcoin Mining on Office Network

I'm a bitcoin novice and i've read a bit about mining. It got me thinking that I could setup our office network to min bitcoin (obviously with permission) We have a centos linux server which is on ...
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How do I find a renamed wallet whose name I can't remember?

I bought BTC in 2011 and renamed my wallet.dat to something else that I cannot remember. How can I find my wallet file on my computer? I'm prepared to use the command line and scripting.
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CgMiner past version 3.4 cannot see USB Block Eurptors (Windows)

I've been using CgMiner 3.4.1 since late September. It can see my four USB Block Erupters, and works: cgminer version 3.4.1 - Started: [2013-11-20 07:48:07] ...
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Having trouble starting to mine litecoins (LTC)

I've signed up with a pool to start mining LTC, installed my Litecoin Wallet, updated the transactions history, and installed GUIMiner with these options: My hardware is the AMD A10-6800K APU, but ...
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Cgminer Windows 7(x64) Nvidia - Libusb init: error 99

I am trying to run cgminer on my Windows 7 x64 PC, with an Nvidia Geforce GTX 590 GPU. (Yes I know the hashrate is not good on Nvidia GPU's). Whenever I start cgminer, even the cgminer -n ...
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In rippled.cfg, what to use for [node_db] on Windows?

I am trying to run rippled, but it is stating that I am missing [node_db] from rippled.cfg. In that file I can see # Note that HyperLevelDB is unavailable on Windows platforms # [node_db] ...
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cgminer fails to start with error “error opening terminal: dumb”

I'm using Windows 8 x64. I've downloaded the latest cgminer (3.4 at this time), but when ever I try and start it I get the error message: Error opening terminal: dumb I've seen various post that ...
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What is the best Windows release for bitcoin-qt or bitcoind [closed]

I want to run bitcoind on one of my servers. I tried Windows Server 2012 but after a couple of days bitcoind process freezes and I can't even kill the process(Access is denied). I want to reinstall ...
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0 connections now, but I had been using Bitcoin QT for a while without problems

I had been using my Bitcoin client for months on my Windows computer running XP. One day, I have trouble connecting to anything else on the internet, but my Bitcoin client seems to be running okay. ...
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How do you load the Android bitcoin backup key onto Bitcoin Qt?

I have an android wallet key and i want to load it onto my windows desktop. I am using Bitcoing-Qt, but i dont see an import option anywhere. How can this be done?
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Where is the location of the private keys of my wallet on my PC?

I have searched this forum and the internet for information on the location of the private keys of my wallet on my PC and found no answers. I am using Microsoft Windows 7 and installed the Bitcoin ...
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Does the MultiBit linux jar file run in windows?

A windows system has a standalone java and is not recognized by the installer. A jar file can be run on the command line. Is the MultiBit linux jar and the windows installed one the same?
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Block data error, reindexing blocks

Bitcoin QT finished syncing this weekend after d/l for Windows 7 on Thursday. Today, probably 2nd or 3rd time running it, an error came up right away that index could not be found. What would cause ...
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How do I throttle mining in Phoenix 2.0 to keep my cards cooler?

I need my rig to run slower (silent during the day) and full speed at night. i've figured out a way to replace the config file every x hours but I can't see what settings will actually slow it down. ...