Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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How do I import private keys from Bitcoin-qt to Multibit client?

Question says it. I spent 20 mins Googling. Saw several links on bitcointalk.com but amazingly found no solution to this. Am I the first one trying to do this? Note the following are not the ...
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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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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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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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Why might MultiBit not show a transaction that was sent to me? [duplicate]

So i recently bought a bitcoin from a vendor , and i had it sent to my Address in multibit. Now the problem is , the money isn't there and i'm not sure what to do. He told me to get bitcoin (program)...
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Closed wallet in MultiBit, is it gone for good?

I have just installed MultiBit and transferred my bitcoins into it. I closed the wallet using "close wallet" in the file menu, thinking that it would save it, but it seems to have not just closed it ...
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Is there another wallet that can restore from MultiBit's seed words?

We've had a lot of questions revolving around stuck transactions due to apparently non-existent fee estimation and unconfirmed balance bugs on MultiBit in the past weeks. Some get resolved by using ...
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Are the Thin clients Electrum and Multibit safe and secure?

How do Electrum and Multibit compare for being safe and secure. Both are open source. Are there any advantages, security wise, to use one or the other? I'm new to bitcoin and the only reason for ...
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Multibit HD 0.5.1 with Unconfirmed transactions for months now

Multibit HD 0.5.1 This is my wallet's transaction list and amount: I am having the following issues: I don't understand why do I have 0.07btc ~ 224.59$ unconfirmed for a month by now. I have three ...
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Why do my transactions show I received 1 satoshi?

My Multi-Bit client shows 1 satoshi sent to me in my receiving transactions, with 1 confirmation only. The receiving address is quite old too. Why is that showing up when I didn't send myself anything ...
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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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How to unstuck a low-fee transaction sent from MultiBit?

I've sent a transaction with MultiBit Classic or MultiBit HD, but accidentally included too little fee. What can I do to speed up the transaction's confirmation or to replace it? This is a ...
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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 you restore a password in MultiBit if you are given the wallet words BEFORE you even enter a password?

How is it possible to recover a wallet password when the wallet words are provided before you even enter the password? https://multibit.org/en/help/hd0.1/restore-password.html Restore password ...
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Where does MultiBit keep its data directory?

Where does MultiBit keep its data directory? What is the wallet inside called?
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Can a bitcoin cold wallet become incompatible

(newby-question) If I plan to use a cold wallet for longterm storage without following the news around bitcoin and my cold wallets application does not get maintained anymore in the meantime, can it ...
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Is Electrum's SPV (thin-client) implementation not P2P (as opposed to Multibit's)?

As far as I know, when I use Electrum I'm just choosing servers to trust that hold the blockchain. But in this recently published article I read this about Multibit: It uses a slightly weaker ...
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MultiBit Password Protection - How Secure is it?

I'm new to BitCoin but a friend of mine was recently stung when a bunch of his coins were stolen. Naturally, I'm now very cautious. I've password protected my MultiBit wallet and, to test the security ...
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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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Key pool in wallet softwares

From my understanding, bitcoind/bitcoin-qt uses a key pool for their wallet, so when you create a wallet you are actually creating not just one but many addresses for sending/receiving transactions. ...
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Coins sent to unknown address in Multibit

Premise: I'm quite new to all this bitcoin thing. After experiencing some problem with a bitcoin transaction, I made few attempts with small quantities (0,0001). In particular, I've sent 0,0001 to ...
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Why new public key for every new request?

I created Bitcoin accounts using different clients but all clients I tried prompt for new public key for each request. My question is shouldn't be the public key one's identity which one should be ...
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ELI5: How do I import keys from blockchain.info backup into MultiBit 0.5.18

So, blockchain.info is holding my account hostage. My phone with my 2FA was lost (and remotely wiped) and they refuse to remove the 2FA on my account to get access. I have a recent backup of my keys ...
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How do I import to MultiBit from Blockchain.info?

I have a single password and a yubikey on my account at blockchain.info. When I try to import the wallet.aes.json file nothing happens. When I select the import file, MultiBit never displays 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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What is the wallet in MultiBit?

What is the actual wallet? The slight confusion comes from the install note - "Backup all your wallets. You can do this by exporting your private keys using 'Tools | Export Private Keys'." If a new ...
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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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Transferring bitcoins out of an old multibit wallet

A few years ago I bought bitcoins and I've kept it in a Multibit 0.5.15 (Mac OSX) wallet. Now I want to either sell thes bitcoins or send it to a different wallet. I already made a transfer but since ...
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Can't find Multibit wallet file after closing wallet

I closed a wallet in the 0.5.x version of Multibit for Mac. Now I can't seem to open it. When I use Open Wallet in File the file name comes up, as does my home library, but I can't figure out where ...
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My multibit wallet (Ver. 0.5.15) shows nothing after being sent part of a coin?

I've reset the blockchain about 5 times over a week and still nothing I upgraded multibit wallet to version 0.5.15 and still nothing. Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated!!! :-)
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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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Running Multibit on Tails - connecting error [closed]

I'm trying to get Multibit wallet set up on my new Tails USB. It's up and running, but isn't able to connect to the internet. It just says "Connecting" in red. The message log says this - http://www....