I get this warning on my Bitcoin client: "Warning: Displayed transactions may not be correct! You may need to upgrade, or other nodes may need to upgrade." I am also downloading the blockchain and i am stuck at "18 weeks behind" for days now. Is everything alright?

  • You are probably using an old version. Is this a new install? If you are using bitcoin-qt make sure you have at least version 0.8.5.
    – jwsample
    Nov 23, 2013 at 15:55
  • Yes it is a new installation. The version is 0.8.5-beta Nov 23, 2013 at 16:14

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you should download the bootstrap.dat - this will take the time for the blockchains to catch up from days to two hours... google it.

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