Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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Unknown key format when importing Private Key from Multibit to Blockchain.info

I'm trying to import a Private Key from MultiBit into Blockchain.info, but get an error saying "Error importing private key: Unknown Key Format". Is my MultiBit key in the wrong format or something?
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Cheapest way to move money from MultiBit to Coinbase

After the launch of MultiBit HD, I decided to move from MultiBit to Coinbase. What is the cheapest way to transfer all my money from one wallet to another? Can I somehow export/import my key/wallet (...
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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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How can I get the private key from multibit?

The support section of the MultiBit website shows a completely different UI as well as many options that the current version doesn't have. How can I find my private key?
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how do I send my imported wallet on electrum

I have been able to transfer my bitcoin to electrum but am facing hard time to pay it or send my coins. A form appear and I fill out and there is only two option to choose to click create unsigned ...
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Where can I import my keys from computer to multiBit HD

I have upgraded my multiBit classic to multiBit HD but I am having hard time to find how to import private keys to my multiBit HD wallets. Any idea ?
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Is it possible to have multiple accounts in MultiBit HD?

Is it possible to have multiple accounts within one wallet? Mycelium allows multiple accounts within one wallet, but I don't see how to do that within MultiBit HD.
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Recover multibit.wallet data

I just recieved a payment sent me bitcoins on my old multibit 0.5.18 wallet. I opened it up and didn't see it, so I refreshed the blockchain. When I did this my wallet crashed. When I started it back ...
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Deleted wallet and missing coins

Sequence of event: a) backup of wallet created b) created new receiving address c) coins tranferred to new address d) wallet deleted I've restored the wallet from (a) - but it does not have the ...
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Download of Multibit Windows 64 Bit has corrupt signature

I'm trying to download Multibit from https://multibit.org/community.html the Win 64 version. it consistently gives a 'The signature of multibit-0.5.18-windows-setup.exe is corrupt of invalid.' is ...
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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 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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Not possible to load the blockchain in multibit so can't pay or recieve either till it's loaded

"C:\Users\Pompen\AppData\Roaming\MultiBit". "C:\Program Files\MultiBit-0.5.18". Unable to load blockchain "C:\Users\Pompen\AppData\Roaming\MultiBit\multibit.spvchain". The error was "com.google....
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Can one set how many confirmations MultiBit requires for a transaction to be accepted?

Is there any way for users to specify the number of confirmations for a transaction? If not, how many confirmations does Multibit require to complete a transaction? And does the required default ...
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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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What does it mean to “password protect” your wallet on Multibit?

Isn't my wallet (i.e. my private key) already private? What does it mean to set a password for it? I assumed it encrypted the wallet file, but this answer seems to point otherwise. How can they verify ...
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Why can I only see the balance of my wallet and not the one of each of my receiving addresses? (Multibit)

I have some troubles to understand the logic behing addresses and wallets. I use Multibit to manage my BTC. I have one wallet with 5 receiving addresses. I have transfered from an exchange website 0....
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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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Where does MultiBit keep its data directory?

Where does MultiBit keep its data directory? What is the wallet inside called?
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Move MultiBit from Mac to Windows

I'm an IT consultant in Australia and I'm pretty green when it comes to BitCoin and wallets and the like. I've been contacted by a client with a MacBook Pro that cannot be repaired and he is looking ...
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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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How do I send money from imported keys to my localbitcoin wallet?

Okay, I imported keys from my desktop to MultiBit, it took a while, now I have got a file on my desktop, when I open it with notepad there is like: "receive, *walletadress", receive walletadress" etc. ...
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How do I make Mulitbit show the exchange rate?

I recently started using Multibit and today when I opened it the app wouldn't load exchange rates on any of my wallets. It shows my balance but not the value in dollars. I have it set to do so but it'...
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BTC = $ … Does this have to match the sum I'm buying for at an auction?

very new, so this is probably silly but: I want to buy some bitcoin on an auction, but the exchange rate on MultiBit is very slightly dissimilar to the rate offered by the seller on the acution. Will ...
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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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Multibit crashes on startup with PCA2 error (Program Compatibility Assistant)

I double clicked on the Multibit Icon which I normally do but this time the program does not launch. I don't even see in in the task manager. I went to the file location folder and double clicked it ...
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Multi coin won't sync error mac osx

When i open Multibit it tries to sync then says error, unable to load block chain. I can't figure it out. Don't know what to do about it.
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To open “MultiBit” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime

I am unable to resolve this. I have updated Java but it appears to require a previous version. Thank you.
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How do i transfer bitcoins from bitcoin qt to multi bit? [duplicate]

Im very new to this so forgive me. I downloaded bitcoin qt and after 16 hours there was no progress whatsoever with this 'blockchain' stuff. I bought some bitcoins to send to the bitcoin qt client. ...
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where can I find a chart or data showing total Multibit dowloads?

I'm looking to see the total downloads for Multibit like what was in the Coindesk article earlier this year. Ideally I'd see them by month. Any sources out there?
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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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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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Multibit Won't Open

I have NOT done any kind of system restore (don't have the hard drive space for that) The multibit application won't open. I tried installing the latest version, didn't seem to do anything. I've ...
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How does MultiBit figure out balance of an imported address? [duplicate]

MultiBit is a Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) client that uses the merkle root of block headers to validate transactions. I'm wondering however, when an address (private key) is imported into ...
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Multibit application on Mac only showing 2/7 wallets

I've got 7 wallets created in Multibit. Since today, when i open Multibit it is only showing 2 wallets out of the 7 that exist. I've checked the files stored in user/Library/Application Support/...
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MultiBit got progressively slower after adding more receive addresses

At first, MultiBit was all snappy. Over the course of about 4 weeks I added ~120 more receive addresses. Now, MultiBit is very sluggish, grinding the hard-drive excessively (sometimes for minutes), ...
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Balance doesn't show up after import in multibit

I'm trying to import a private key that I exported from Blockchain, I import it, the right public key is created, but no transactions show up or balance? I've imported a bunch of private keys. and ...
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Multibit is not accepting the correct password any idea or possible bugs that i could fix

just what i said. Multibit simply isn't accepting the password i used this morning to unlock it. i have tried retyping it about a million times in a million different way. does any one have any ...
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Are specific private keys weaker than others?

I've heard some discussion about how certain private keys can be considered weaker because they were generated using a weak randomness algorithm. I have very little experience in this subject and ...
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Multibit: Whats the best way to proceed if I have forgotten my password but my wallet is still open

I am running multibit. I have less than half a bitcoin. I realised today that I have totally forgotten my password. My wallet is still open so I can still use it to pay for stuff. Can I create a ...
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Blockchain and Bitcoin client difference of amount

I just made a transfer of 0.06 BTC, you can look it up on Blockchain.info The problem now is that my receiving client (Multibit) doesn't show those 0.06 BTC, it only shows 0.0001 BTC have been spend (...
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Multibit application won't open

The app itself won't open. I recently did a system restore to a previous point in time but I'm pretty sure it was not before the point that I installed the multibit application. All the installation ...
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How long should confirmation (spendable amount) take?

My transaction already has 24 confirmations at blockchain.info, and the transaction is correctly recorded in Multibit. But there is no "spendable amount". I've already "Reset Blockchain And ...
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Exporting Private Keys for wallet in Multibit

My computer just got formatted, and so did my wallet. I had imported the private keys from my wallet a week back. Can I just load that again into multibit, and get my bitcoins back? I have also had ...
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On multibit how do I update my sending address? [closed]

I have bitcoin in my transactions but it does not appear in my wallet. It says updates stopped
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Multibit images/screenshots in educational website

I would like to confirm/verify if I could use some images/screenshots of multibit on my educational website for my wallet section. Also, if you had a high resolution image of your multibit gray ...
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How do I switch from MultiBit to Bitcoin-QT?

Okay, so I have seen the questions on how to go from Bitcoin Core to MultiBit, but I want to go the other way. Really, I downloaded and started using the wrong wallet. I wouldn't even mind MultiBit ...
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Multibit saving after transaction - what do wallet private key backups look like, if they exist?

I sent some bitcoins from a multibit wallet to another wallet. I recently realized that the change not sent in this transaction is sent to a new address. This means I didn't back up the key of this ...
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Offline wallet for blockchain.info

With the removal of the feature to import ages.json files to MultiBit in 5.18, are there any other ways to take my backup and access my bitcoins in the event BlockChain.info ever dies? Edit: Just saw ...
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how do i send to another from multibit bec it says “synchronizing” but it doesn't do anything WTH?

I downloaded this wallet app so im transferring coins from my multibit wallet. It says wait for the program to sync but it's taking so long.