I've tried to transfer Bitcoins from one address to another address, both of which I own. I bought a new computer, so I downloaded the Bitcoin client for OS X, and transfered from the old computer to the new computer. This was before I realized I could simply copy over my wallet.dat file.
This was also before I had a good idea of how Bitcoin actually worked. Just a few minutes after I hit send on the transfer, I shut down the old computer and put it away.
I sort of forgot about the whole thing until yesterday evening. I tried to check in on my balance and found it at 0.
However, after about an hour, I see that there are transactions in my Bitcoin client for the Bitcoins sent, and the Bitcoins received.
The received address is mine, there is a credit for the amount of Bitcoins I sent, and there are 20k+ confirmations for that transaction. The weird part is that transaction is dated 6/15/2011. The sent from transaction address is also mine, there is a debit of the correct amount, there are 68 confirmations, and the transaction is dated 8/6/2011.
The problem is that the balance is still 0.00.
Is there something I can do to make sure I still have these Bitcoins? Is it a matter of waiting until there are more confirmations? Have a made a horrible mistake?