I have a wallet.dat file that states:

  • Best block at time of backup was 42603 (0000000013136bd812212959a15ef0ea0f084ee2c64e2f7f0e127d198f67a37f), mined on 2010-02-26T00:36:08Z

Does that mean that one of my address mined on that block? Or is it just referenced with no correlation to my private keys with unspent coins?

  • may I ask how did you open and saw thr contents of wallet.dat? – Pedro Feb 10 '20 at 19:28
  • I did dumpwallet on bitcoin core. – burchbit Feb 11 '20 at 2:22

Its the time the wallet was last synchronized to, it won't know about any transaction changes in or out past this time until it has been loaded again by a synchronized node. It has nothing to do with your transactions specifically.

  • may I ask how can someone open and see the contents of wallet.dat? – Pedro Feb 10 '20 at 19:37
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    You can’t really. It’s a berkeleydb database without a lot of human readable structure, it’s only meant to be read by machine. – Anonymous Feb 10 '20 at 19:39
  • But the original poster hinted he could see the contents: "I have a wallet.dat file that states..." – Pedro Feb 10 '20 at 19:47
  • So even if I add these private keys to another wallet, the balance wont show because i never did full node with bitcoin core? Because I've checked over 1000 addresses so far and 0.00 :( I believe that this wallet.dat came from my Guiminer I had on my computer I downloaded in 2011. – burchbit Feb 11 '20 at 2:29

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