I'm trying to take an address from my Satoshi client and transfer it into my new MultiBit client. I have found several questions similar to this, and have tried all their solutions, but to no avail.
This is the basic process I go through: (Note: The address & private key I use in the example are empty; made for this example)
- On the Satoshi client, I go to the console and type:
- I get the private key
- I confirm on bitaddress.org that the private key does indeed output the public key above.
- I then export the private keys on MultiBit (Version 0.4.19 BTW), and add the private key listed above into the exported file.
- Importing the private keys back, the public address
1GWqf362pUzGfrZ7K7Thazd27aRBsakGcXis imported, rather than
I'm not exactly sure if I'm doing something wrong, or the problem is some sort of bug in the software... Please excuse me if I sound "Bitcoin-Illiterate", I'm kinda new to this stuff.