Questions tagged [multibit]

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How to import private keys from Multibit 0.5.13 to another wallet?

Can anyone help trying to recover funds from my multibit wallet? I have the key file and private keys. Is there any way I can import them into another wallet? I tried to sweep them with electrum, that ...
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How to decrypt MultiBit private key with 128 bytes line and 52 bytes line?

I want to recover my bitcoin private key stored by MultiBit. I've written down private key as text while using MultiBit classic. I don't remember how I get the text of private key. The text consists ...
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How Can I import Multibit Private Key into Electrum or Blockchain.com

I am having trouble importing a multibit private key into electrum and blockchaing.com. The key is declared invalid. the key looks like this U2FsdGVkX1+vNknxxxxxxxxxxxxxxU/KiWdlFKlBCv0y613C+...
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Pending transaction shows as confirmed on blockchain explorer

I'm using a MultiBit wallet (version 0.5.1) and a transfer from Coinbase to the wallet has been showing up as unconfirmed since March 18th (16 days). Checking the transaction on the ledger, however, ...
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Recovering an old Multibit wallet file (76 characters long)

I have a wallet file from 2011 back when I used to play around with Bitcoin. I used an old version of Multibit which has since long been unavailable. My wallet looks like this: # KEEP YOUR PRIVATE ...
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How long does it take for Multibit to synchronize an old wallet?

I'm trying to restore my old wallet which I had created on Multibit around 2016 and held a fraction of a bitcoin, as far as I can remember. I have not touched the wallet for years until today when I ...
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How to restore Multibit HD keys using cloud .zip.aes files

weird thing happened to me. I kept backup in cloud under Dropbox/bitcoinz. I can see many mbhd-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.zip.aes files, I also have wallet words but when I try to restore old ...
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decompressing Multibit wallet private key in another wallet

I have some bitcoin amount in my Multibit wallet. unfortunately i can not figure the password I put on it for transferring coins for the life of me despite trying all possible passwords i could think ...
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Multibit Private Key Restore

I backed up my private key and restored it into a new copy of Multibit (difference machine). The import was successful but the public key address has not been updated with my previous address. I've ...
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Recover Wallet password (MultiBit Classic Version : 0.5.14) MAC

Back in 2013 my parents bought 2 BTC, put a password on the wallet and haven't touched it sense. I am 80% sure I have the password correct, but no luck. But they were smart enough to back up all of ...
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My Multibit wallet is empty

I had a few bitcoins in a Multibit wallet version 0.5.14 on my old computer. I decided to start up the old computer again and transfer the bitcoins to a hard wallet. I opened it up and there's ...
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My Public Key on MultiBit Classic is 34 digits long

My public key, as it's displayed in MultiBit Classic, has remained unchanged in the last eight years since I bought my bitcoin in Jan 2014. I'm now looking to move my bitcoins from MultiBit Classic ...
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Forgot password multibit

this is two weeks I am trying to crack my MultiBit portfolio, I do not remember my password recorded in July; I have no old file save my wallet, the word must be no more than 15 characters and must ...
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Question about Multibit Core wallet - not sync

I hope you are alright. I asked you for help. I had the Multibit Core software wallet installed on my system and after a few years I now wanted to run and transfer my bitcoin balance. From the time ...
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Help in recovering BTC from seed phrase

So 6-7 years ago I had some bitcoin, and as with many I forgot about it... I since found my notes which contain a 12 word seed phrase. I think (I may be wrong) I used Multibit so I reinstalled and ...
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Unconfirmed Transaction disappeared when I pressed "repair wallet"

I bought some bitcoins and send them to an a receiving address on Multibit HD, It has been maybe 3 or 4 hours without any confirmations, so I decided to press "repair wallet", which said it would ...
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Import Multibit multibit.key into Electrum

Have a multibit.key file from an old Multibit Wallet, but can't import it into Electrum. When I copy and paste the char string from the file into the "Import Addresses and Private Keys" Electrum ...
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What if a multibit classic private key is decrypted into garbled codes?

7 years ago I exported the multibit classic wallet and private key, both encrypted. Only remember the key password now. Problems occurred when I tried to decrypt the key in following ways: installed ...
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MULTIBIT: How to restore wallet with following information?

I am a noob to this whole BTC thing, so please bear with me. I reformatted my computer and lost everything on it. I decided I want to restore my multibit wallet but I only have the following info: ...
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How to recover Bitcoin Cash from Multibit Wallet?

I have been reading through posts and cannot figure out if this is possible or not. But I had bitcoin on an old Multibit wallet. I do not have the seed phrase from when I opened the wallet, just the ...
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Restore old multibit wallet

I just found an old backup of a bitcoin wallet on a USB stick containing 4 folders: key-backup - empty rolling-backup - contains a .wallet file stamped with a date from 2014 wallet-backup - empty ...
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How to import multibit private key to bitcoin core?

I've just found an old HD with a multibit wallet with a little bit of content and I want to open it in bitcoin core since multibit is deprecated nowadays. I have the private key for the wallet, how to ...
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Bitcoin Cash Multibit HD/Electrum

If I had my BTC in a multibit HD wallet prior to the fork, and I exported my wallet to Electrum after the fork, will the BCH still be tied to the multibit HD wallet? And if so, how can I access the ...
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How can I generate wallet files for multibit or armory?

I'm considering working on a bitcoin project that will need to generate wallet files. I'm not looking to create receipt addresses that a customer can send funds to for an existing wallet. Instead, I ...
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MultiBit won't open, says "Java not installed"

My MultiBit wallet won't open, because "Java is not installed", though I have Java 8, 7u51, and 6u49 installed... Which version of Java should I have installed?
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How can you extract private keys from MultiBit HD?

It was possible in MultiBit Classic, but I can't find it in MultiBit HD.
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How to decrypt a MultiBit private key?

Looking for a way to decrypt a private key that was exported by Multibit WITHOUT using Multibit. I need to move they key elsewhere. I need to go this route because I can't get the key to import into ...
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MultiBit with multiple addresses to Electrum

I have an old MultiBit Classic wallet, where I have received some BTC to two addresses (same wallet). When I import the private key from MultiBit (seems it's the compressed variant) to Electrum ...
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Is it still possible to recover Multibit Classic wallet from multibit.key file? [duplicate]

I have the file mulibit.key (long string starting with U2FsdGVkX19E+pw) and password. Cannot find the Multibit Classic wallet to import the key and export to Electrum... Tried to decrypt the key with ...
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How do I see what version of bitcoin core my wallet uses

I use the multibit wallet which I understand doesn't download the whole bitcoin core i.e. the entire block chain, but it must use the bitcoin core protocol right? So how do I see which version of the ...
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Are there btc in this multibit wallet

I have several multibit wallets I put in storage years ago, and I'd like to check if there's btc in them . I see wallet IDs for 'receive address' in the .info files - if those show 0btc does this ...
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Moving funds from MultiBit 0.5.18 into new Software (Electrum)

Since Multibit support has ended I want to move my funds to a new software. As far as I've seen Electrum is recommended for this purpose. I've followed instructions from the answer of Dr.Bob https://...
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How to retrive private key from MultiBit HD 0.5.1

Have a MultiBit HD wallet that contained BCH. These were transferred to a more secure environment in 2017. Have now realized that I can sweep the Bitcoin Cash that was issued 1st of August 2017 from ...
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Can I restore old MultiBit wallet with receive address and password?

I have the multibit receive address and the password, from maybe 2014 or so. The actual wallet is on a drive I will have to have recovered. Is there any way to recover with and/or without having the ...
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Multibit HD wallet - cannot open or restore, I have password and secret words

I can't open either of my 2 Multibit HD wallets. It says "Password did not unlock the wallet" on both. I have tried restoring from all the possible backups, my passwords are correct and my secret ...
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Restoring private key from old bitcoin wallet

I have old bitcoin wallet with some (not very huge) amount (last transaction was on 2014). It was created in Multibit (Classic, I guess, then I had old computer with old OS). Now I have new device, ...
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Bitcoin Wallet for Android/Windows with Full Control of BTC (keys) [duplicate]

I used to manage my bitcoin by using MultiBit for Windows. I had full control of them, without any involvement from a 3rd party. But as a person i know wanted to get bitcoin and a Android wallet, i ...
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How to find what is suitable transaction fee to send 10 mBTC?

Using MultiBit Desktop Wallet, I can see that the default transaction fee is set to 0.5 mBTC per KB. Usually that default rate worked fine. But yesterday, when I tried that and my transaction has ...
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Hunting missing Bitcoin from Multibit Classic

I've spent days trying tons of things but hope someone can give a bit of direction. So I purchased bitcoins, only a few in 2010, early. Then end of the year I imported them in to Multibit Classic 0.5....
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Multibit wallet says my balance is unconfirmed, even though I've not sent a transaction in months

I haven't sent any transactions for months, but my Multibit HD wallet says my entire balance is unconfirmed. I've used Wallet > Repair Wallet several times. I've close it and opened it. There is only ...
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Wallet balance showing as unconfirmed - SOLVED!

I'm using MultiBit and my wallet balance is showing as unconfirmed. The last transaction I made was a couple of months ago and seemed to be fine (https://blockchain.info/tx-index/...
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Why can't I spend my bitcoins when they have been fully confirmed?

I've used bitcoins for quite a while, but about a year ago I decided to dump having a thin client on my machine, and I've just kept my coins in various exchanges. Yesterday, however, I wanted to ...
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How do I get BTC out of my Multibit wallet?

I have BTC in an old Multibit wallet. Multibit is no longer support and the problem is you cannot set TX fees. The standard fees are too low given the current state of the network. What can I do to ...
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Help retrieving my old wallet

So i made my first bitcoin wallet with multibit a long time ago and it didn't require wallet words to create the wallet (aka i don't have wallet words for that wallet). I do however have the wallet ...
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Do receiving addresses expire on Multibit?

Okay so I have tried Resetting Blockchain and Transactions plenty of times. The only thing is I used an old receiving address that I used about 2 months ago. Do these addresses expire? Can they only ...
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What is the best way to restore an old Multibit wallet to the new version (and also different OS)?

My files from Feb 2014 (on a dusty old usb) are as follows, all in a directory called MultiBit. directories: multibit.log (containing a log file) multibit-data, containing four backup directories ...
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Can I recover my seed words?

I am using MultiBit Ver. 0.5.14, I have my wallet open in it, but do not know my seed words, I had them saved most likely on my computer or printed out on paper, but after 3 moves, 2 computer crashes ...
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In Multibit HD, is there a way to see all of my receiving addresses?

I understand that if I request a payment and delete the request, I still own the address and will receive Bitcoins that were sent to it. However, I find it very uncomfortable to just "assume" that I ...
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Is it possible to adjust transaction fee amount in MultiBit Classic?

I have a few transactions I made with MultiBit Classic 0.5.17 stuck in the unconfirmed land for days now. They all have a transaction fee of 0.0001BTC as that is the only way my version of MultiBit ...
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How do I restore my Multibit wallet without seed words?

So I created my BTC wallet back in 2013 and had always kept a backup of the files handy. The computer I used has since died and now that I've installed the latest version of Multibit on my new ...

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