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here's the story:
I've downloaded Bitcoin v0.8.5-beta and bought myself some bitcoins before the block downloading was finished. Now the downloading is still not finished (3 days and counting): 250k and a bit with a rate of 100 an hour or so. I' ve got a bit of an older computer so that's probably not helping.
Question: will I ever see my bitcoins and/or is there another way to transfer it to another wallet? Or is there a way to download the blocks faster?
I'm fearing that the rate of blocks created is higher then the download rate of my computer...