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Questions tagged [multibit]

This tag should be used for MultiBit, a now defunct lightweight Bitcoin client.

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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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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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Multibit key file

I have a Multibit wallet file, key file and a backup but can't open these with the password that I have. I can open the key file and backup in a plain text editor like notepad and ++. I keep reading ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any reason why my Multibit Classic will not decrypt my wallet other than wrong password?

I have been entering in my password into the remove password field. The response I get is "The removal of the password failed. The error was "Could not decrypt bytes".". I am 99.9% sure the password ...
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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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Error validating transaction using BLOCKCYPHER

I recently followed the steps on the answer by StephenM347 to the following problem: Cannot access my bitcoins because my wallet is still synchronising. What can I do to spend them immediately? ...
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Multibit security with regards to “backup” folders

I'm using the MultiBit client to manage my wallet (right here on my computer), but I am concerned about the security with regards to the *-backup folders that it creates automatically. When I inspect ...
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multibit balances wrong, not correct for any individual address

In my multibit wallet, it reports X bitcoins. But no address in that wallet contains exactly X bitcoin, and the total reported amount should be greater than X. The reason this is stranger than ...
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Sending bitcoin unconfirmed, now wallet balance is unconfirmed

I am using Multibit HD 0.4.1. I was trying to send 0.5 bitcoin, but it seems to be unconfirmed for an hour. I tried repairing my wallet, thinking that was the issue, but now my previous balance became ...
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Getting keys from multibit to export for electrum

I want to switch from Multibit to electrum. I can't figure out how to make use of the key multibit exports when it does a backup. Electrum and blockchain.info both seem to want something I can paste ...
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I have unspent bitcoin in the blockchain [duplicate]

I made a transaction from a multibit wallet. It arrived in the blockchain and was confirmed thousands of times. However, the transaction is set to 'unspent'. Can I retreive this from the blockchain ...
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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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From multibit to electrum : low fee and unconfirmed parent

I made 3 btc transfer from my old Multibit classic wallet a few weeks ago (dec. 11), then I discovered that the fee was far too low for the transfers to be confirmed. I then restored my original ...
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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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I used multibit years ago - now what? (BTC, BTG, BCC etc…)

I have some old wallets from multibit era (~2013). There is no way I can now download the full blockchain, so I need to import these keys into somewhere. Worse still, I also need to import the same ...
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Transactions seen by peers, but not confirming

I have an old MultiBit wallet (v. 05.16) and within the last month I have experienced delays when transferring bitcoin. Some transfers have been seen by 2 peers and some by 6 peers, but none have ...
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How can I recover my MultiBit HD wallet words?

I have problem with MultiBit HD. Its balance changed to an unconfirmed transaction just like in this bug report. It appears that I need to use my wallet words to recover the balance, but I have lost (...
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Found my Multibit.key wallet back up, but I do not remember the password, what next?

I created a Multibit wallet back up many years ago and it was saved as multibit.key. I am now trying to import this back into MultiBit Classic and it is asking for a password. I have forgotten the ...
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MultibitHD is No Longer Supported (transfer funds without fee) [duplicate]

I just realized that multibithd is no longer supported. I have some funds there and I try to make 2 transactions, which were not confirmed in blockchain, because I also place them without commission. ...
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Ho to spend bitcoin in MultiBit Classic in these times of high transaction fees?

I bought some bitcoin back in 2013 and transferred it to my private wallet managed by MultiBit classic 0.5.17. I have successfully used the system and spent some of the funds in MultiBit Classic as ...
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Are desktop wallets transferable?

I know you can make a transaction across the blockchain to move your Bitcoins from say Bitcoin-QT to Multibit, but is it possible to import my wallet.dat file from Bitcoin-QT to another desktop wallet ...
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How do I restore a wallet from a backup file in MultiBit HD?

If I have a backup file like mbhd-*.zip.aes how do I restore it using only my password? When I click on Restore Wallet, it only asks for the wallet words, not the file path or password.
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Unable to access Wallet in Multibit HD - currupt password

After my computer died and was rebuilt I'm trying to restore access to my bitcoin wallet. I have my wallet words with I've confirmed are correct as I've used them in the past. I try to restore my ...
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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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Low fee set by client

Hello I am using an old BitCoin client named MultiBit v.0.5.18. There is no option to change a fee. My transactions that I was send two days ago still in 'Unconfirmed status' and I guess here is a ...
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Multibit transactions unconformed since august. Where is my money? [duplicate]

I heard last summer that Multibit wouldn't be supported any more. So I set up a Blockchain-wallet account and tried to receive the btc to my Blockchainwallet. 4 transactions seem to be stuck ...
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Transaction unconfirmed, send with Multibit HD, too low fee [duplicate]

2 days ago I tried to send BTC to a different address, using Multibit HD (then not knowing Multibit is dead). It was send with a fee of 0,0001 (52.083 sat/B). I now know this fee was too low. The ...
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How to get Bitcoin Cash from Multibit HD wallet?

Multibit HD still works but is no longer supported so I sent most of my bitcoins to my new ledger nano s hardware wallet. I now gather there may be bitcoin cash associated with the old multibit wallet ...
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Multibit transaction is not being confirmed [duplicate]

I'm using MultiBit version 0.5.16 (is this classic?) I am trying to get my bitcoins from Multibit to Electrum, but my transaction doesnt get confirmed. The current transaction is 1mBTC to test it ...
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How can I import a private key?

I'm trying to get my coins out of an old MultiBit classic wallet. I fired up Multibit classic and tried to send the funds to a new wallet. Unfortunately, my password wouldn't work. Damn. But! I found ...
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Export wallet from Multibit to Electrum

So, MultiBit is not updating the transactions in my wallet, I can see the transactions in the blockchain etc, so the money is there but its just not quite working... I'm hoping to load that wallet ...
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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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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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Recover Bitcoin Cash from Multibit

I held Bitcoin in Multibit before the summer fork and later found that it wasn't supported anymore and installed Electrum. If I install Electroncash and use the same seed phrase, will I recover my ...
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Unconfirmed/pending transaction in MultiBit no longer exists, but my coin is still gone!

Last night, I transferred some coin to my MultiBit local wallet, which worked fine. Then I tried sending some to another wallet, and the transaction showed up as "unconfirmed/pending" after taking my ...
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cancel transaction in MultiBit Classic

I'm trying to send some BTC - I have two send transactions stuck in MultiBit Classic (0.5.19). They have been stuck for a few weeks. Both transactions have fee of 0.0001 BTC fee which is most likely ...
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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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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 ...