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Cannot access my bitcoins because my wallet is still synchronising. What can I do to spend them immediately?

I have purchased bitcoins and have downloaded Bitcoin-QT, but my wallet is taking forever to synchronize to the network. I can't access my wallet because it is still in the sync process. I have the ...
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Help! I sent coins to my bitcoin wallet before it was properly synced! [duplicate]

I sent coins to my Bitcoin wallet not after installing it, but before it had fully synced! Then I closed and reopened it after sending the coins. It had generated a bitcoin address to send to, but is ...
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Synchronizing with network – What does it mean? [duplicate]

The messages: synchronizing with network xxx blocks remaining what does that mean?
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How long does it take to download the blockchain? It's been over a day and still going

I'm a newbie to bitcoins, and need some help! I downloaded the Bitcoin client and installed it on my laptop. It is 'Synchronizing with the network' and has been doing this for over a day. Is this ...
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1answer
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Are Bitcoin addresses case sensitive?

I sent $20 to my wallet ex. bc1qa4dk0fqvw7jfpvzgy9xpf7572kv9env9y748ct. But instead I sent it to that address in all caps. I haven't received the money and it's been 3 hours. Are BTC addresses cap ...
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Wallet says “unsynchronised”, is that stopping me from seeing my bitcoins that I just received? [duplicate]

I don't see the bitcoins I was supposed to receive today at 3PM and I tried to close the application to refresh it but it still hasn't arrived. I used GoldUX so that he could send my webmoney to my ...
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1answer
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Bitcoin qt won't update

I installed Bitcoin Qt, and it began updating the blocks extremely slowly. After several hours, I restarted the program, thinking it might speed it up. Now, it appears completely stagnant; the icon in ...
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2answers
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Bitcoins not showing up in Bitcoin-Qt wallet [duplicate]

I bought 1 BTC from localbitcoins.com and received my bitcoin in my online wallet with no problems at all, after that I then sent it to my "bitcoin-qt wallet" address located inside the Bitcoin wallet ...
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0answers
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Bitcoin: transaction completed, bitcoins never arrived [duplicate]

I'm currently mining some bitcoins during normal computer use. I am using windows. The wallet is Bitcoin, as a miner I am using GUIMiner and pooled mining. I am happy with the way everything works, ...
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2answers
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Bitcoin client only has 1 connection? [duplicate]

I have had bitcoin for a little bit now. It has been going very smoothly. I have set up 3 accounts for various activities, privacy, and security reasons. I now can not get all of the block chain. ...
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1answer
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Synchronizing with network [duplicate]

I transferred some bitcoin to my bitcoin core wallet, at the bottom it is still showing "Synchronizing with network" and my funds have not yet appeared. Did transferring funds to my wallet before this ...
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1answer
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Downloaded bitcoin core and it says synchronising with network, how do I get it to download the blockchain? [duplicate]

I downloaded Bitcoin core today, and my got an address for my friend to send me some bitcoins. He sent them, and I didn't realise I should have waited until the blockchain downloaded, and this can ...
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1answer
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I am new and I did not get bitcoins [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. So, I downloaded the Windows Bitcoins software from the official website and used the "request bitcoins" option to request bitcoins from my exchanger. My exchanger charged me $20 ...
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1answer
306 views

Synchronising with network

I'm completely new to Bitcoin but finding it all very interesting so far! My Bitcoin-qt wallet has been synchronising for literally days now (2 days actually) but it is getting closer, on 91% now. My ...
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0answers
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Transaction verified but didn't arrive at destination wallet? [duplicate]

First time using bitcoin so after a lengthy verification process I got transaction confirmed via moonpay. But it hasn't seemed to have arrived at the destination wallet. So either it did arrive or ...

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