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Bitcoin-qt, now bitcoin core is insane. It consumes 40GB hard disk space. It hogs network. I am thinking of using Electrum or something like that.

I want to use another bitcoin client.

Electrum is one of them. However, I got asicminer stocks that send me dividend. I want to import my wallet.dat file into Electrum.

Can that be done?

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If you export the private keys for the addresses you want to keep then you are literally your own bank, most wallets allow you to import private keys in some way. I don't know the specifics of doing it on Electrum though.

To export from bitcoin-qt go into the debug console from the menus, and enter

dumpprivkey "1bitcoinaddresshere"

Keep that key safe - it is the key to all coins in that address now, past & future. Don't leave it on your desktop or dropbox, preferably carefully copy and paste it into the other wallet without writing to disk.

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