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Lost .dat file but

I lost an old .dat file with 1.5 BTC balance. I created it with Bitcoin qt 0.8.6, I still have that exact program on my SD card. I once heard each bitcoin qt wallet does contain a pool of about 100 ...
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BTC deposit old address exchange [closed]

i had BTC deposit to old address in coinsbit.io exchange after 20 days they told me we dont have access to old addresses to bring back your money and i know the only one can have this access is ...
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have 12 word phrase need to find wallet

I have my 12 word passphrase and would like to see the contents of my wallet how do I see this wallet on a new app or site?
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Can a bitcoin wallet be restored from the files on a drive?

Hard drive crashed and requires professional recovery (likely needs newly built heads by professionals in a clean room). I don't recall what windows desktop bitcoin wallet software I installed and ...
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where is bitcoins?

I have bitcoin core wallet 17.1 I sent 85$ to 32yF1MuqbUmKsGZE7jedkZV8PVJRuimRAu to one of my wallets but all my wallets shows 0 balance, why? https://www.blockchain.com/btc/address/...
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I forgot which software I created my wallet with. How can I recover from a 12 word seed phrase?

I purchased bitcoin through a bitcoin ATM, and I opened a new wallet on the spot. On getting home my phone was mysteriously wiped, how can I find the wallet I created? I happened to write down the ...
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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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I own some bitcoin, but forgot how and where i stored them. How can I find my lost bitcoin?

I purchased one bitcoin back on 2/8/14 and now don't recall having any kind of account information. I actually forgot about the purchase until recently. My email address has not changed since I ...
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Not able to open BTC Wallet

My friend lost his PRIVATE Keys. Any way we can still retrieve the BTC Wallet? No other info can be provided only BTC Address.
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How to recover forgot about Bitcoins

I do not remember the details but I got some Bitcoins for free years ago. I think it was on a slot but can not be sure. How can I go about trying to find out where I would have put them if I even ...
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How to recover bitcoin from a site that is no longer operating? [closed]

In 2013 I had 1.5 but coins on bitinstant. The bitcoin lost money and it was at 73$. Since it was hard to deal with I let it go. I don’t even care to get it out for less than 150$ But now it’s ...
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2013 Paper Wallet Issues

Thought I made a paper wallet in 2013 with 2 coins, just checked it is showing empty. The blockchain transaction showing unspent as of when I made the wallet in 2013. I thought it was in the paper ...
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Recovering funds after I lost my wallet.dat

I have received the bitcoin way back in 2013 in Bitcoin Core. At that time I don't know about the importance of wallet.dat - I have formatted my hard disk and install Bitcoin Core again in 2017 but ...
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Deleted/Can' Find Wallet

I bought and used bitcoins 5-6 years ago through a machine (paid cash) in a bank here in Australia, I had a wallet/dat.file on my Mac Desktop that I think has been deleted well at last I can't find it,...
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If I have the hard drive that I mined bitcoins on, can I find the wallet?

I used to mine bitcoins years ago and I still have the hard drive. I just don't know where to find the wallet or the key or any of it. Is there any way for me to do that?
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If you have a mobile wallet, do you lose your coins when you lose your phone?

I'm new to this Bitcoin stuff and discussing it with friends. Somebody said, if you "have bitcoins on your phone" and you lose your phone, you also lose your bitcoins. Is this true?
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I'm trying to find out if I invested in bit coin years ago any ideas on how I would do that?

For what ever reason I remember investing in bit coin when it first got started unfortunately I don't have my old computer or old files anymore more due to divorce if there is anything you could do to ...
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Lost Bitcoins purchased in 2011

I purchased some bitcoins in 2011 from Dialcoin - I have an email I sent to them asking where the coins I purchased went (very naive at the time) - I've since sold the PC (which was also mining) to a ...
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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 does salvagewallet work?

What can I expect using the salvagewallet command? What is it actually doing? I am asking specifically about the zcoin fork, if that matters. How can this help with corrupted wallet? How can Wallets ...
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Armory Wallet With 2BTC Gone After 3 Years! HELP!

I purchased 2 bitcoins with CoinBase online 3 years ago. I then sent them to an Armory wallet that I had on a server. Everything transferred successfully and I never thought twice about them ...
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I've deleted my wallet and never backed up my files. How can I recover my coins?

I've deleted my wallet when I wiped my computer recently and never backed up my files. The only thing I've done was convert money into bitcoins and it was sitting in my wallet never touched. I reached ...
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Who is hosting my bitcoin address?

Well I set up a few different bitcoin wallets one night and somehow I have one of my faucets set up to send money to a wallet that I dont remember setting up. I have the bitcoin address but I don't ...
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If I lose my wallet and private key does that effectively remove bitcoin from the market forever? [duplicate]

If I lose my wallet and private key does that effectively remove bitcoin from the market forever? I understand that if I lose my wallet and have no record of my private key then I won't be able to re-...
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Accessing blockchain.info account without email address [closed]

I had my blockchain.info Id in my email account but it got hacked. Because of that I have disabled the account. How can I get access to my blockchain id and password now?
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Can I retrieve my Bitcoins when I only know my receiving address?

I lost my wallet identifier and mnemonic. What I only have is my Bitcoin receiving address, 1EAd1Qua6fzyenPeSMRxYcpbcKgYUBpxQ7. I also lost the "Welcome to my wallet..." message in my e-mail. What do ...
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How can I figure out where I created my Bitcoin wallet?

I deposited and played at freebitcoin.com and after playing I was able to withdraw my bitcoins. I saw the transaction at blockr but don't remember which website I created that Bitcoin address on. ...
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I lost my private key

I have BTC in my wallet but I lost my private key and I can't do transactions anymore. How can I get a new private key or pass the BTC to another address?
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Found my multibit.key file, what now?

I used BitCoin for the 1st and final time so far about 2-3 years ago. I thought I had lost my wallet but I found an old backup of my hard drive and it contains a file "multibit.key". I installed a ...
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Have I lost my Bitcoins?

I'm really new to bitcoins so being naive I've jumped in downloading a wallet (bitcoin core), got my address and set off buying 1 bitcoin. Now I bought the bitcoin and it all went fine, I went to my ...
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Blockchain.info - Forgot My Secondary Password. How to recover it?

I haven't accessed my blockchain.info account and I completely forgot my secondary password in order to send out bitcoins. I still have my mnemonic, but that's totally useless and MISLEADING as it ...
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Wallet gone, how to get it back?

So I had my Bitcoin wallet at Multibit and due to computer problems I formatted my hard drive and the wallet within it. I have no backups of the wallet, I have only my account name. Are my Bitcoins ...
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reinstalled multibit wallet

I had to remove a copy of multibit wallet from my system & after multiple times of trying to get it to work on my 64 bit system I can now open multibit wallet. I guess when I removed the program ...
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If your wallet.dat back up is outdated, do you lose your coins since the back-up?

My last back up of wallet.dat was from the beginning of the year. My computer crashed recently and I don't have the most recent wallet.dat after receiving bitcoins. If I use my outdated wallet.dat, do ...
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If the blockchain records all transactions, how does losing your wallet imply that you lose your Bitcoin?

My understanding is that the blockchain records every transaction that has ever occurred, and that, when we say there are x amount of coins at address y, what we really mean is that the blockchain ...
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How can I find my bitcoin wallet? [duplicate]

I had to update the software on my computer and had to delete everything on my computer. I wasn't aware that my Bitcoin wallet was like a physical wallet. I thought I'd be able to download the wallet ...