I have Multibit and want to export my private keys as a backup.

1) I cant see my external usb as a option when selecting a destination to export to. Is this because cant export the private keys directly to a usb?

2) Once exported, is that it to make a back up of the private keys, or do you then have to re-import the private keys to transact in the wallet?


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Private keys can be exported to usb sticks or harddrives. As for 2) when you export a private key for a back up or whatever else reason, you actually export a copy of the key . You original keys doesn't get moved out, so no, you don't neeed to re-import it.

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