Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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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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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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My Multibit wallet stops updating and says another program has changed files. How can I solve this?

I am running Multibit on Windows 7. When I open it, the synchronization will initially start, but then stop after a while due to "another program attempting to change files". I didn't move any files ...
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How to import old wallet to Multibit?

I had 2 Bitcoins on my old PC and got a virus so did a format. But I also did a backup of my bitcoin wallet. Now I want to sell these bitcoins but when I went to the site, the official client was ...
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Moving MultiBit wallet to new computer [duplicate]

I have a MultiBit wallet and I need to transfer it to a new computer. I'm not 100% sure which files/ directories need to be transferred. I've done some reading but the discussion of private keys etc ...
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Import private keys from Multibit into Armory?

I am attempting to import a private key that was made in Multibit, into Armory. I am able to restore this key into other wallets, such as the Android Bitcoin Wallet, Mycelium and Electrum, but when I ...
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Multibit desktop wallet not updating Bitstamp exchange rate

For some reason Multibit is telling me bitcoin is at $460 on Bitstamp when it's closer to $490. Why is that?
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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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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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Multibit security — How anonymous is it?

Hi and I hope someone here can answer these security questions for me. I have downloaded the Multibit client onto both a windows laptop and also a separate download onto a laptop running ubuntu linux....
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How can I make MultiBit go one year back and then replay the blockchain?

Like a year ago, I got a some bitcoins. I was using Bitcoin-Qt back then. Because reading the whole blockchain since then takes a lot of time, I got MultiBit, created a new wallet and imported my ...
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Test failure for Multibit on Windows

I am trying to compile Multibit on Windows: Windows 7, IDEA 13.0.2, Maven 3.0, Multibit 0.5.16. I am able to compile, but when I try to test there are always 2 failures: Running org.multibit....
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Are there any clients that allow for multiple wallets and API acccess?

I know that multibit has the capacity to have multiple wallets, but no API access. bitcoind has great API access, but only one wallet. Is there any solution that combines the two?
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pending payment

Three days ago I sent a payment via my MultiBit wallet but it is still marked as unconfirmed, only 4 confirmations. How long it will take this transaction to become fully confirmed? Thanks.
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Can a Wallet Generated by Linux Multibit Client be Used with Windows Multibit client?

Probably a stupid question. I am planning to create cold storage using Multibit on Ubuntu LiveCD, get the wallet file out of it and store it securely. In future if I use a Windows PC with Multibit ...
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Network admin blocks P2P, Bitcoin clients can't connect

My university network admins seem to block P2P networks. So I can't download totally legit Linux distros via BitTorrent ;-) Unfortunately, this also affects Bitcoin wallets such as MultiBit or ...
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How to set the exchange for MultiBit Wallet Currency Ticker?

How can I set which exchange is used to feed the currency ticker in MultiBit, i.e. get rid of Mt. Gox and put MarketCap or some other legitimate exchange in its place?
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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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Transactions show up on blockchain but not in multibit? [duplicate]

1JPEobzLgKo5EKEfDVN8aJ61Pdryse6ccf This address shows transactions I was not aware of for unknown reasons, and does not show up in multibit(version 0.5.16). Which one is accurate, and how can I sync ...
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MultiBit sends BTC to different adress then I wanted

Bug report Operating System: Windows 7 MultiBit Version: 0.5.15 Steps to replicate the problem: send BTC to specific adress Hello I have a problem with sending BTC, what happened to me was, that ...
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Multibit balance per address

I have a Multibit wallet with 2 receiving addresses and of course 2 associated private keys. I am shown the current balance contained in the wallet but there is no breakdown of this balance according ...
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Which is better to use, Armory or MultiBit and why? [duplicate]

Armory slows my system WAY down and I am confused on the difference really. I understand the securities involved. Also, If I stick with Armory, Can I move it to a different computer and access it ...
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Funds from coinbase never showed in my Multibit wallet

I know this question has been asked and answered a bunch of times so I am sorry for doing the same. I am basically a moron when it comes to this stuff and very new to digital currency. So here's the ...
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MultiBit: I clicked on Close Wallet and now i don't find a wallet [duplicate]

Yesterday, I installed a multibit in my computer and i put some bitcoin in multibit. Some bitcoin put in other site, but a majority of bitcoin it stayed in wallet.. Today, I wanted to put password in ...
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What do I need to do to protect my wallet on my computer? [duplicate]

I am using Multibit. How to overcome if my computer burns off?
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Multibit: Using the same passphrase for both my wallet and exported private keys

I have a password-protected wallet in Multibit that I have backed up in multiple locations. I have exported the private keys from this wallet. The private keys are password-protected using the same ...
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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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Multibit validation error message

Ok guys now i'm having a new problem. I'm trying to send my bitcoins to another wallet and I keep getting this error message saying "Validation error". The bitcoins are in my wallet and my transaction ...
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So I closed my wallet in MultiBit and there isn't a trace of my wallet

I've looked through every file imaginable and I can't find the Wallet I had all my bitcoin in. I'm about to faint, you have no idea how much money I just lost. I'm trying my best not to curse up a ...
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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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Issue after importing private key to MultiBit

I followed another question here and imported my address from Bitcoin-QT to Multibit. The reason why I did so was because I had received some BTC but in Bitcoin-QT it was taking years to download the ...
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My MultiBit is unable to connect

I have installed my MultiBit wallet and there is red "connecting" sign in left bottom corner. Wallet never connects. When I try it from another place (my friends house) everything is ok. It is ...
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Multibit : transferring coins between local wallets

I've created a second local wallet in my multibit. The first wallet is aimed for receiving and sending coins, while the second one is aimed to separate savings. Is there a way to transfer coins ...
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Can I use Multibit private key for paper wallet?

I plan to export the private keys from Multibit, keep those and delete everything else. Now I read about Multibit having some kind of hidden mechanism for spare adresses within a wallet. Would my ...
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How to scan QR code with multibit wallet application?

I downloaded the multibit application for windows and was wondering if there was a way to scan a QR code with my webcam? If so where do I click because I dont see an option and no way am I going to ...
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Bitcoins deducted from Multibit wallet but nothing was sent

I sent 1 bitcoin FROM Multibit wallet TO this address 19xQJNmK3Ys4pXwMh11mwdfky4wNsNDj1Z. The transaction was stuck at "Seen by 1 peer, not confirmed" for more than 7 hours. Checking blockchain....
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Recover Multibit password: brute-force

I misprint 1 symbol in the password. Now I want to brute-force it. I may write a simple script that will brute-force every symbol. Is there any way to check the password from the command line? May be ...
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125+ confirmations, but Multibit does not recognise as Available to Spend

Firstly, Im a complete novice at this whole bitcoin thing. I bought 0.15 BTC from an exchange and they were placed into an online wallet that would tax me for leaving them in there. So i decided I ...
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multibit isnt showing my bitcoin as spendable

I sent some btc to my multibit wallet a while back to try out the software. multibit tells me that the transaction has only been seen by 4 peers since 21 may 2013. however blockchain.info tells me ...
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Lost bitcoins - Multibit

I have tried to pay an invoice via BitPay, the transaction was stuck at 'seen by one peer' and the BitPay invoice expired. After closing and reopening multibit a few times, I decided to reset ...
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How do you create a wallet with MultiBit?

I just downloaded MultiBit for Windows and I am trying to create a wallet. When I click that, nothing happens. It just says "connecting" on the bottom left status bar. No wallets are seen. Well, I ...
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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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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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How many peers it MultiBit connected to? Can not send bitcoins

I have received bitcoins from an online wallet and I am now trying to send 0.05 BTC to another address. I have by now figured out that I need to set at least 0.0001 BTC as a sender fee (that error ...
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Closed a wallet in Multibit mac and cant find it from application support

First time installed Multibit for mac and had my bitcoins transfered there. I had the software and wallet open for 2-3 days and decided to close the wallet. After closing i couldnt find the wallet in ...
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Sequence of events that can cause lost money in MultiBit

If you create a new address in MultiBit, then transferred money to the new address before the wallet was backed up, then your hard drive crashed, will you lose the money? The first Bitcoin client had ...
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Wallet not getting loaded with Multibit

Why is it giving me this error and not receiving my bit coins? The system cannot find the path specified ".org.multibit.file.WalletSaveException" Cannot save wallet 'C:\Program Files\MultiBit-0.5....
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How is wallet at official client encrypted? What encryption it use?

How is wallet at official client encrypted? What encryption it use? What encryption does Bitcoin-qt use and what encryption is used at Multibit? And how strong that encryption is compared to other ...
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Closed wallet on MultiBit, found it in AppData, but when I click “open” nothing happens

I have clicked on "close wallet" by mistake, and thought it was lost, and then found it in C:\user\<my name>\AppData\Roaming... but, when I click to open the wallet nothing happens. I have ...
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Transaction hanged on 1 peer, did reset and now balance is 0 transaction is gone

I did an transaction to BTCe but it remained on 1 peer for a very long time. I then reset my blockchain and transactions in Multibit but now the transaction is gone and my balance is 0. The adress on ...