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Active connections and sync-ing my wallet issues [duplicate]

I have been trying to sync my wallet with the network for around 3 months, and it is still only at 45.29%. Any ideas? I am using Bitcoin Core version v0.15.0.1 (64-bit). I have UPnP enabled, I am ...
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Bitcoin core syncing at 60% since December 13 and barely moving [duplicate]

I am using a macOS Sierra version 10.12.6. my wallet has been syncing since December 13, 2017 and is still at 60% and hardly advancing. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to speed it up?
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Extremely slow syncing speed while starting bitcoin-qt on HDD [duplicate]

I'm sorry for adding dupelicate question (e.g. How to speed up initial block chain sync using SSD without wasting space?), but I observered a dramatical speed increase while using RAMDisk or some disk ...
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To what extent is the actual downloading of blockchain data what slows down a "fresh sync"? [duplicate]

I've just sat an old computer with fresh Linux Mint and Bitcoin Core installed to sync from scratch. Since its HDD is 250 GB, I had to enable "pruned mode" since the blockchain is currently ...
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Version 0.10.0 2009-2015 [duplicate]

I downloaded Bitcoin Core Version 0.10.0 back in 2000 something. I bought $ 100back then. I forgot about it and I found the program, downloaded and its been syncing for 1 week.
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Why is downloading blocks taking longer and longer?

First off, this really needs to get fixed. I'm downloading blocks for at least 8 hours now, and it's still not done. I know the problem of having to download the entire block chain is being worked on, ...
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How can I setup Bitcoin to be anonymous with Tor?

Bitcoin is billed as many things, among them its anonymity is highly regarded. While it is true that a transaction does not identify a user or wallet, recent news shows that there is the potential for ...
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BTC full node very slow block downloads

I have a server with 32 Gigs of ram and running the node on a docker container using Bitcoin Core Daemon version v0.15 with 8333 ports mapped Nodes been running for 2.5 weeks still 300k blocks and ...
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I have a problem syncing my wallet

i'm still running the qt 0.63, wich has a problem syncing to the network. It gains about 1% a day.. bitcoins that have been sent my way cannot yet be seen in my account. is it safe to make a back-up ...
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Trouble syncing my QT bitcoin wallet 12 days already and 144 weeks to go

I have been syncing my QT 8.5 beta bitcoin wallet for 12days and it has 142 weeks to go there must be something wrong it started at 160 weeks. What can I do about it at this rate it my take 3 months ...
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How to speed up first sync bitcoind?

I am running bitcoind version 0.19.0.1 on different cloud providers and it gets very slow at some point. After 300k blocks, CPU drops from ~90% to 5% and network usage drops to a minimum. I've tried ...