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I had been running bitcoin core qt for a few months fine and then on rebooting my mac and opening the application the following prompt popped up

Error: Cannot parse configuration file: specified data directory ""/Users/username/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/"" does not exist..

I'm a long way from being technically competent but i'm 99% sure the data directory does exist.

Any advice on what else this could be? or what i'm doing wrong?

thanks.

peace

  • this error pops up if the mentioned directory is not found... so please dbl check if it exists... otherwise startup bitcoin-qt with --resetguisettings (/Applications/Bitcoin-Qt.app/Contents/MacOS/Bitcoin-Qt --resetguisettings). – Jonas Schnelli Feb 21 at 5:52
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1) Place bitcoin core in the application folder 2) Start terminal 3) Paste

/Applications/Bitcoin-Qt.app/Contents/MacOS/Bitcoin-Qt --resetguisettings

4) Hit enter

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