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Query regarding unconfirmed transactions [duplicate]

I got a bitcoin transferred to my wallet, it is unconfirmed but displaying the amount $500 in my Bitcoin address in my wallet. It had been almost a day but transaction is not confirmed in explorer but ...
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Blockchain.info receive payments API, bitcoins lost?

I use the Blockchain.info receive payments API. It's all working nice and good, but now I have a payment that doesn't reach my adress. It is unconfirmed for almost 24 hours. Also, the payment doesn't ...
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I mistakenly sent BTC (Bitcoin) from Coinbase to BCD (Bitcoin Diamond) at my Atomic Wallet, can i get it back?

I put in a support ticket with Atomic Wallet and they provided me with the address where the funds are, but said they were not aware of a way to get the funds back. They directed me to ask the crypto ...
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Is it possible that malicious bitcoin wallet providers provide pre-generated private-keys for users?

We trust wallets like Ledger, Trezor, and etc. We believe the math that the randomly generated private keys are safe. But could it be possible that the private keys you thought are “generated” are ...
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I'm trying to find out if I invested in bitcoin years ago, how can I find my bitcoin?

For whatever reason I remember investing in bitcoin when it first got started, unfortunately I don't have my old computer or old files anymore. If there is anything you could do to help that would be ...
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BTC Treasure Hunt Volume 2

Similar to Whoiszo, I too am helping a friend locate a bitcoin treasure. In a period between 2010 and 2011 my friend owned a blackberry curve 8330. At the time she was into some online gambling and ...
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Is - a valid bitcoin address character

I came across address like this s-272edf45031dd498e7b3ae89e11ff21b In the Address with Balance List Is the '-' a valid character?
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How to reach out the trader through the bitcoin address? [duplicate]

I am actually a person who keenly watching and wondering the growth of bitcoin in recent days, when I was looking for an alternative business plan one of an Instagrammer pinged me and checked my ...
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Unable to recover an old Android Bitcoin Wallet backup

So here's the thing. I have an old Bitcoin Wallet backup from 2015 that I'm trying to restore. However when I try to import it back into the android application, even though I'm 99.9%** sure I got the ...
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How do I reclaim misplaced bitcoins?

I was given an address to send bitcoins to & it appears the address change but now the deposit did not occur at the address intended & my Source Bitcoin wallet company states there's nothing ...
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Missing bit coins two years later after purchased [duplicate]

I bought 100 euro worth of coins in Dec 2018 via Coinmama and provided the wallet address to which I am convinced they were sent there because it shows on the order confirmation. It was a one off ...
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Can I retrieve missing Bitcoins that failed to process as Wallet is corrupt?

I have been using an old wallet until last year - Bitcoin Version v0.8.5-beta. QT Version 4.8.3. I stopped using it as it has become corrupt. I had made several transactions that were not successful ...
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Lost Bitcoin from Bitcoin-core after resetting PC [duplicate]

The other day I reset my PC and I have lost all my BTC. Is there any way I can get it back? (using Bitcoin core)
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Accidentally sent to my own receiving address, will I get back my bitcoins?

I mistakenly pasted my own Blockchain.info receiving address into the recipient field when I was trying to send BTC to a friend. I usually receive either a "send" or "receive" notification in my ...
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Need help to recover blpckchain.info wallet, my wife forgot her password and the brute force with btcrecover is not catching the password

I used btcrecover to extract the wallet file (wallet.aes.json) from a blockchain account and I have been running btcrecover with dictionaries of my making but it has been going on for weeks and I am ...
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Bitcoins stolen during transaction

guys! Recently, I transfered bitcoins from paxful wallet to bitcasino. Usually, it worked. Now, I cannot reach them, it looked to me like they were stuck on the way and I wanted to ask either side ...
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How can a seed generate the wrong addresses?

What happened: I created a wallet with my backup seed. Then I sent to the generated wallet addresses: BTC: bc1q70shswq68tx5p2e2mms34up5jpxeqfyzp3let6 Everything was ok and I had access to my funds ...
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Invest 100USD in BTC and BTC went down by more than 100USD. How much I lose? Can I hold? how long?

If I invest 100usd in BTC and let's say BTC went down next down by 200. What will happen? Would I only lose my 100 usd? OR, I also owe another 100usd? If anyone can explain. NOTE: Super new in ...
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What happens if I send small amount of btc lesser than fee?

I tried to deposit a small amount of btc in localbitcoins.com, but it was smaller than their deposit fee so it was not processed by them, now what will happen to that chunk? and can I get back the btc?...
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What happens to my bitcoins if lose my wallet file e.g. I suffer data loss and my computer is unrecoverable?

You run bitcoin as a service on your local computer. What happens if this computer is compromised? A corrupt/failed hard drive or theft leads to the machine being lost and unrecoverable, and my ...
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Bitcoin balance vanished when transferring from bitcoin trading wallet to bitcoin wallet balance on blockchain app

I tired to move my full bitcoin balance from my bitcoin trading wallet to my bitcoin wallet balance on the blockchain app, but when I transferred it to my bitcoin wallet balance it never gave me ...
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Is my BTC gone?

I sent 1 BTC back in 2014 to an exchange, I do not rember which Exchange I sent it to after the original transaction. Is there a way for me to track down which exchange I sent it to? Willing to give ...
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Why is my withdrawal from the 50BTC pool not visible in the blockchain yet?

I did a bitcoin transaction of 216 BTC from the 50BTC mining-pool to my wallet (Bitcoin-Qt). It has been 3 days now and I have not received anything yet. I've tried to search my address on ...
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BLOCKCHAIN.INFO NO TRANSACTIONS [closed]

Long story short. Can't see transactions from blockchain.info as blockchain.com is now the website. Long story: Created a miner in 2013. Mined it from BTC Gui... and had it sent to BLO.....IN.INFO was ...
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Recover Greenbits address - I have the 24 words (checksum matches too)

In April 3rd, 2018, I created a bitcoin wallet with Greenbits and sent 0.02 BTC to it (tx) I wrote down the 24 words in 2 columns in a paper, alternatively in each column. So the 1st one in the 1st, ...
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After receiving bitcoin, they were sent to an unknown address 16 minutes later

I received BTC payment from my friend by qr code scaning on date 31st July (1 day before 1st August HF). https://www.blocktrail.com/BTC/tx/...
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HELP ME WITH BITCOIN TIME STAMPS

OK, so I had several backed up .dat files on google which I put in opentimestamps I could see that these files had time stamp data... so I uploaded and *****below is what the results were. What does ...
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What happens to a coinbase transaction when no address is given?

The transaction block This coin base transaction has no valid address for reward. Did we lose that reward bitcoin forever?
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Transaction taking a long time to confirm, now it doesn't even show up on Bitcoin Explorer [duplicate]

UPDATE: Electrum now says the transaction is "Local" and now I have an option to "broadcast", should I do that? OP: So, I'm trying to spend a small amount of bitcoin on a website (...
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anyone can help me recovering my bitcoin bip38 password? [duplicate]

i have bitcoin wallet with more than 1 btc but i cant import it without losing this amount cos i forgot the bip38 password public key: 1CZosSHnf87ZqZ3fRiAuikpzdCZhAKsi3y private key: ...
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How to find out where I sent my coins in 2011?

I got into Bitcoin a while ago. 2011-ish. I build a miner and got a number of coins. My storage wallet shows that I moved 4 coins to {long code} but I don't remember where I sent them. Is there any ...
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Searching for old bitcoin “accounts “

I recall accepting bitcoin payment several years ago when the concept was fairly new. My trouble is, I don’t know what happened to the bitcoin after the receipt. What methods are available to search ...
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Find my block chain

How can I find all of my lost bitcoin accounts and transfer the funds? I was just recently made aware that there are multiple Bitcoin accounts in my name and a block chain. I don't know where to go ...
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Bitcoins stuck in memory pool [duplicate]

I sent my 0.1 bitcoin on the 8th of January from an offline wallet (Bitcoin Core), to an online wallet. Still haven't got the btc in my new wallet. The status on the offline wallet says: "unconfirmed, ...
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I can't find my funds on my bitcoin wallet

I can't find my funds on my blockchain wallet after saving for over 1 years. My blockchain account show (00) total when i have saved 3 BTC what should i do ? please help
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What happened to my bitcoin? 0 balance

I logged in to my blockchain.com wallet to find my bitcoin are all gone. The log of my bitcoin transactions is also wiped clean. The only thing that is still there is a log of my past ether ...
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Is it possible to use Bitcoins from an old or changed adress confirmed on the blockchain?

I sent & Confirmed bitcoins from my Luno Wallet using the adress from a binary miner. Next day the Binary miner said they received the Bitcoins BUT are UNABLE to use them to facilitate payment due ...
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lost bitcoin on electrum - wallet closed after transaction went through?

i'm noob to bitcoin and lack advanced knowledge of how these wallets work. i followed guides on how to buy bitcoin and seemingly the transaction went fine, until my electrum wallet suddenly closed and ...
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How did lose my bitcoin?

I met this guy online and he wanted to teach me trading. so he said I needed to log in my wallet in my wallet which I did then he sent a link of team viewer (https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/...
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Sent bitcoin but was never recevied

After withdrawing bitcoin from a site I use I sent it straight to another site with a generated address, on my site it said it was completed but was never received on the other site. The three ...
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Bitcoin Core lost coins

i have lost a bit of coins using Bitcoin Core wallet. I have send my coins from Bitcoin Core wallet to my address on Bitstamp(copy/paste,no mistake here) and on my Bitcoin Core wallet has said "sent" ...
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How to verify that the recipient received a payment?

I sent a Bitcoin payment using Circle Pay. According to my Circle Pay the transaction is completed. It's been two days and the person on the other end is claiming they have not received the money. How ...
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Missing transaction

I made a transfer on 6/16 from one wallet to another. Despite verification on blockchain.com, the coin is gone from the sending wallet yet never arrived in the receiving wallet. The receiving wallet ...
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Recover Bitcoin From Transaction ID

Back in 2013 I bought some bitcoin for a relatively low price, and stored them in an Electrum wallet on my PC. However, I changed PCs a year or two later, and forgot to copy the bitcoin wallet over. ...
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What happens to bitcoins that are in a ponzi scheme wallet? [closed]

I bought bitcoins that are stored in Cloud Token wallet. I found out later on that this crypto currency was part of a Ponzi scheme (shame on me). Currently I've had difficulty withdrawing my coins, ...
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How to refund bitcoin after wallet recovery?

I lost my bitcoin balance after I forgot my wallet password in blockchain. Although I managed to get my wallet (same wallet with the same security phrase) recovered,my balance showed 0. Where did my ...
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Need help recovering my bitcoins

A few years ago I purchased some bitcoins from MtGox and decided to retrieve them to the wallet on my PC. Now without getting into detail I got sick of the headaches and ended up uninstalling the ...
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Bitpay unused address - has balance

So, I have a wallet - and the balance is incorrect. I have looked into it a bunch and finally tracked down what I think is the issue. If I view all of the addresses used in my wallet I see a list of ...
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Where do I find my bitcoins after buying from an ATM?

I don't know where to find my bitcoins. I have a receipt from the ATM: and the transaction is confirmed: