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Help get specific address private key

I want to know if someone can help me with this situation: Two years ago I changed the password of my Bitcoin-Core wallet and forgot it. I sent my wallet.dat to some person, who claimed that will ...
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bit coin wallet full node storage management [duplicate]

How do you cut down the space of the full nodes downloaded by the bit coin wallet app.what is purning and how does it effect the storage space
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How explicitly can the blockchain be pruned?

How can the blockchain be pruned? If the blockchain is tamper-proof thus cannot be changed, how can the data be removed? Please be as explicit as possible.
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Cant start bitcoind - “Block files have previously been pruned”

I installed bitcoin, following this instructions. I mostly used it with bitcoin-qt -testnet options, even made a few transactions in testnet. I am using the pruned mode. Now I want to run the ...
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Where is the data folder for Bitcoin-Qt?

Where can I find the blockchain, wallet.dat, etc. on each of the operating systems Bitcoin-Qt supports?
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free up space by deleting blocks

I've run into an issue where a bitcoin partition reached 100%. I created a new partition and try to move the whole Bitcoin directory over, but I seem to be handicapped by "no space left on device" ...
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VPS with 80 GB Space, can't download the whole blockchain?

I am using an application and WordPress that allows people to pay with Bitcoin in a small multi vendor marketplace for trading hobby items. The plugin that I'm using is recommending that I run a ...
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Why does Bitcoin store all transaction inputs and outputs, instead of just an “account/balance” ledger?

From what I can tell, the Ethereum blockchain just stores accounts and balances - why did the original Bitcoin developers choose the method of storing all transactions for validation instead of just ...
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Can a raspberry pi zero run bitcoin core 0.16.1 and sync up without downloading the entire blockchain?

I'm looking to run a bitcoin core 0.16.1 node on a raspberry pi zero, but I don't have a 200gb+ microsd. Would I even be able to sync up with the blockchain without downloading the entire thing? Is ...
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Any methods or tech to reduce the size of blockchain?

Are there any techs/methods applied or going to be applied on the bitcoin network to reduce the size of blockchain. It is really a burden for peroson to run a full-node especially on vps. Or what ...
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Where do mined bitcoins go?

I am running a bitcoin node with the following bitcoind.conf # bitcoind.conf bind=127.0.0.1 # use minimum disk space prune=550 # Pare down traffic to bare minimum blocksonly=1 maxconnections=20 ...
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I made a Bitcoin Core deposit and don't have a big enough HDD to download data [duplicate]

Wondering if anyone can help me. I downloaded bitcoin core (not realising you have to download all bitcoin data with it) and I am on a mac so I don't have enough disk space to complete the download (...
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I have Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 (64-bit) and I can't get prune to work

First I close Bitcoin Core... The size of Bitcoin Core it is 105GB and I want to do pruning so I can have only 2 GB. I make a notepad file named bitcoin.conf and then I write inside prune=2000 or I ...
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Where is the configuration file of Bitcoin-Qt kept?

I keep getting this error: EXCEPTION: N5boost16exception_detail10clone_implINS0_19error_info_injectorINS_15 program_options26invalid_config_file_syntaxEEEEE the options configuration file contains an ...
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Can bitcoin history be changed?

It is known that historical database of all bitcoin transactions stored in blk*.dat files. Is it possible for bitcoin-core to change any of this files in any time? Or this database is equal for all ...

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