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weird thing happened to me. I kept backup in cloud under Dropbox/bitcoinz. I can see many mbhd-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.zip.aes files, I also have wallet words but when I try to restore old wallet after fresh install on new pc, I enter the words and select coud backup filder, it says that no backup files were found.

But they are there, present.

So I clicked on ok, window disappeared and new wallet opened. I entered my password (the one I used with old backuped wallet), it got accepted and bitcoin started to sync.

But when it finished, it showed 0 BTC. And moreover, I found nowhere again the option, to restore from cloud backup .zip.aes files.

What happened here? How to restore bitcoins using wallet words and online backup?

Thanks

  • Does restoring with just your datestamp, wallet words, and password work? – Nick ODell Sep 25 '15 at 1:46
  • there is no such option where I could enter datestamp. It always asks only for wallet words, then starts synchronising – michnovka Sep 28 '15 at 2:29
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If you have your seed words, I would suggest giving up on Multibit and either using "Simple Bitcoin Wallet" or "Breadwallet", apps for Android/iOS - other users are saying they are able to retrieve their Bitcoin using their previously MultiBit-managed Bitcoin holdings by simply importing their seed words. If you get this to work, please let me know.

MultiBit has been discontinued as a supported product and hundreds of users are having these problems.

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If you have the wallet words you don't need any backup. Try restoring in Electrum since multibit is end of life now.

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