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I have a wallet.dat and a .txt file inside this txt file wallet number like : L1aC2... and a hash like: $bitcoin$64$a2z...

How can I reach to my fund inside this wallet ? I kinda have some memory about password, but I don't exactly remember.

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  • Make a backup first, before you try anything else. Do you remember what software you used? What have you tried so far?
    – Murch
    Commented Dec 4, 2023 at 14:08
  • Im trying hashcat problem is that my password was long very long as far as I remember it was smth like myname_wifename_surname_dd-mm-yyyy it has many characters... trying ??????s???????s??????s%%?s%%?s%%%% but it seems like it will take millenia
    – Lones
    Commented Dec 5, 2023 at 3:16

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The text beginning with "L1aC2" could potentially be a private key for a wallet. You have the option to import it into another Bitcoin Core wallet or Electrum to check the balance.

Instructions for importing a single private key into Electrum can be found here.

As for the hash, it is a Bitcoin Core wallet hash. Tools such as John the Ripper or Hashcat can be used to bruteforce the password.

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  • I wish it was private key but unfortunately I figured out its just my public key, other one is my passphrase which is encrypted, I tried a lot of wordlists and even created a lot of combinations which ending with dates (1 TB wordlist) still no result( freak*n satoshi, while trying to make it so secure, he missed human error factor. It would be great to put smth like "I forgot my password" :)
    – Lones
    Commented Dec 6, 2023 at 13:05

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