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Questions tagged [bip38]

Secure passphrase encryption of a private key.

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Import of BTC BIP38 Paper Walet into Electrum 3.3.4 not working

Trying to finalize importing BTC from a BIP38 Paper Wallet into Electrum wallet About an hour ago I opened Electum 3.3.4, created a new wallet, set a password, saved a copy of the new wallet to a USB ...
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Spending BTC from an Electrum watch-only paper wallet?

I've an old BIP-38 paper wallet, and I imported that address into an Electrum (version 3.3.6) watch-only wallet. I now want to transfer that BTC to an Exchange. I have the relevant password for the ...
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“Lost” password to BIP38 encrypted private key, encrypter may be faulty (Bippy)

Few years ago I encrypted my Bitcoin private key for cold storage with an offline app called Bippy. Recently I tried to access my wallet by decrypting the private key, but my password was rejected. I'...
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How to convert a WIF private key to a BIP32 extended private key

I am trying to recover the extended BIP32 master private key from its extended BIP32 public key (which I already know) and a WIF private key (which I obtained by decrypting a BIP38 seed with a ...
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How to BIP38 existing private keys offline

How do I go about encrypting some existing private keys using BIP38 in an offline manner? I have looked at bitaddress.org and that site only lets you BIP38 keys which the bitaddress.org site itself ...
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How do private keys in Bitcoin-Qt's encrypted wallet differ from BIP38 private keys?

Does an encrypted Bitcoin-Qt wallet generate BIP38 private keys? I saw that Bitcoin private keys start with 5, i.e. unencrypted / no-BIP38 PKs, can be imported on several bitcoin wallets, e.g. ...
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Storing the intermediate code to generate new encrypted keys

With BIP38 we can also generate an intermediate code (or passphrase code) and give it to untrusted party to generate encrypted key/address but not be able to decrypt the key without the passphrase. ...
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BIP 38 Implementions for Altcoins?

Trying to identify implementations for creating BIP 38 encrypted private keys for alternative coins to spark collaborative open source discussions to standardize BIP 38 to support altcoins. Please ...
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Given a Bip38 encoded private key, Can you derive the address without knowing the password?

The title says it all. I have a private key that is BIP38 encrypted: 6PYVdYvBaMXD7bFNJwMh8DCTxcBQjzyPmqWDQDp2PBKYyFUACph7vzjeaN Is there a way to derive the address from just that information?
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How would one go about generating a BIP-38 encrypted vanity address for cold storage?

I want to generate a vanity address with BIP-38 encryption for a cold storage paper wallet, how would I go about securely making one? From what I've found, generating a vanity address with Vanitygen ...
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BIP38 on multisig? Does it work?

I was making a multisig account with 3 of my Bitcoin addresses. The multisig account needs 2 of 3 private key to spend the Bitcoins in there. Then, I came up with an idea that nobody on the internet (...
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BIP38 or Brain wallet?

I have seen many videos about paper wallets and different ways to store BTC. And I have choose to store using a cold wallet (paper wallet). But I am not sure what option I should choose: a normal ...
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Comparing Bip 38 to AES256

Can anyone explain what are the advantages of using BIP 38 Bitcoin wallet encryption to simply encrypting the private key with AES256?
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How to download bitaddress.org to use offline?

The site does not have a download option. I can save the page using Google Crome by CTR-S, but the version I have saved in this way does not work.
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What is the current state of BIP 38 (encrypted paper wallet) integration with cell phone wallets?

Given current implementations, is there a wallet that I can use to scan a private key, then enter in the password as a PIN, and the wallet will send from the key and sweep the rest onto a key ...
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Which wallet applications implement BIP38 - Private Key password encryption

I just learned about bip38 as it has to do with bitcoin private key encryption by putting a password to the key on the QR code. My question is which wallet apps support this decryption feature?