my passphrase doesn't work I cant sent anything on bitcoin core - wallet and I have $400.00 USD in bitcoins .. this is driving me crazy.. it was perfectly fine last Friday, now for the past 3 days I am not able to send or even change my passphrase ... this is ridiculous

closed as unclear what you're asking by Max Vernon, Pieter Wuille, hedgedandlevered, jgm, Raghav Sood Sep 29 '18 at 6:05

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  • I assume you’re looking for help? It’s not really clear what your exact question is. Are you sure you are using the correct password? Do you have a backup of the wallet (or a seed phrase)? Etc. The more info you provide, the better chance someone will be able to provide meaningful help. – chytrik Sep 19 '18 at 3:31
  • Sorry, I am not able to change my passphrase .. i tried sending some bitcoins but it wanted my passphrase i typed it in and said it was the wrong one .... it was fine a couple of days ago – ningee Sep 19 '18 at 9:29
  • The wallet is encrypted ... – ningee Sep 19 '18 at 9:30
  • I have a bitcoin wallet and was trying to send it over to it from bitcoin core .. that is how I found out my password wasn't working ... I tried the btcrecover and no luck ... I am at my wits end ... – ningee Sep 19 '18 at 14:07
  • Without the accurate password or the recovery phrase for the sending wallet, you're out of luck. – Max Vernon Sep 21 '18 at 19:58

If your wallet-encryption passphrase doesn't work,

first you should check that you are not using a passphrase for a different wallet, not using a recovery-phrase as a wallet-passphrase, don't accidentally have caps-lock on or something silly but easy to overlook. Try variations of the passphrase.

ultimately you must use the safe copy you made of your 12/18/24 recovery seed words or the safe copy you made of your private key and create a new wallet to regain control of your bitcoin as.

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