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Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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View bitcoins per address in MultiBit

I have a wallet with 100 addresses in MultiBit. From what I've gathered, bitcoins are linked to a specific address. Is there a way to see in MultiBit how much of my balance belongs to each address?
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Is original bitcoin program needed with multibit?

I have only MultiBit installed. Is this enough, or do I have to install the original bitcoin program to download the blockchain?
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Recover Multibit Wallet on Mac

I had Multibit installed on my last mac computer around April 2013, that computer broke and I have had the hard drive recovered. I now have the files from that past Multibit on my new mac, including ...
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Multibit export private key to usb possible?

I have Multibit and want to export my private keys as a backup. 1) I cant see my external usb as a option when selecting a destination to export to. Is this because cant export the private keys ...
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How can I open a wallet in multibit, after clicking “close wallet”?

I accidentally clicked on close wallet and now I do not know how to open it. I don't even know where it's saved. When I click on multibit.exe it shows nothing. No wallet. Please advise what to do.
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What is the maximum allowed password complexity in Multibit

What are the maximum number of characters allowed in a Multibit password, and which characters are allowed? Since I use Keepass as a password manager, my usual practice is to generate passwords with ...
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Balance difference between different wallets with the same key(s)?

I have multiple USB sticks holding the same private key. All with multibit 0.5.9 on windows. 1 wallet is showing 2 cents more than all the others when I sync them all with the blockchain. How can ...
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Multibit - Failed to create a Selector

I installed MultiBit a few weeks ago and today it's not loading anymore. It displays the following Error in the logs: The Blockchain "C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\MultiBit\multibit.spvchain" ...
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Multibit: Connecting

I am not able to connect to my wallet using Multibit ("Connecting..." on the bottom left corner). Im using the TAILS OS (Multibit and my wallet are located in the "Persistent" folder). After reading ...
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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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Where are my coins after restart of blockchain and transactions (Multibit)

One of my transactions didn't get confirmed. So I followed this: http://multibit.org/help_resetBlockchain.html But now my coins are gone :-S where can I find them?
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Where are my bitcoins after wallet removal

I'm a newbee with bitcoins, but there is something I don't understand. I've downloaded MultiBit, but with this I was not able to see anything on my iPhone. So I also openend a wallet on Blockchain. I ...
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Multibit backup created partial transactions

Here's what happened. I took backup of the following: savings.wallet savings.info savings-data (and all its contents) Then I connected to internet, started my MultiBit. The wallet was open ...
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Is it possible to rename & move a MultiBit wallet

I would like to reorganise a wallet I created with MultiBit. It seems to be composed of the XYZ.wallet file, plus a XYZ.info file and a XYZ-data folder. Can those be freely moved around into another ...
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How do import a paper private key into MultiBit?

Sorry to sound like a total Bitcoin noob (which I am). I've just made a purchase at the new Robocoin Bitcoin ATM. I have a paper receipt that has a Private Key (starting with 5 and 51 characters long)...
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Are wallets compatible with different clients?

If I create *.wallet file in MultiBit, encrypt it with password and transfer some coins to it - does it tie me to this particular client, or can I open *.wallet file in any client
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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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Multibit - error (or at least confusion) in 'How to check digital signatures" info for noobs

This may seem trivial, but for someone who knows little about this lebvel of security and wanting to really get it right first time, I found it quite offputting ... whereas the suggested process ...
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Received bitcoin but can't send

I am new and using multibit 0.5.14. I have received 2 bitcoins in one transaction, and 0.005 in another. However, after over an hour they are still not spendable. I checked the status and it says "...
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Why MultiBit replays transactions from internet on every startup?

I've installed MultiBit version 0.5.14 and every time i start it, there is a synchronization happening with network: Replaying blockchain from date "Aug 3, 2013" Stopping Bitcoin network connection......
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Cant click send on Multibit

When I try to send coin on multibit, the send button is greyed out and I cant click it. What gives? My coins are confirmed.
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How do I set the transaction fee in Multibit?

I can't see any options in View > Preferences nor on the Send tab! I can't find any results in a DDG search!
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Trying to import from from blockchain.info to multibit, getting error “There were missing dates. Have to go back to genesis block.”

I have a wallet on blockchain.info. I would like to load it in to multibit. I copied the text of the encryped wallet and saved it as wallet.aes.json. I then try to load it in to multibit. After ...
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Wrong Wallet Balance

I set up MultiBit Wallet 0.5.13 with three wallets and bought 1BTC to practice with. From Wallet 1 I moved .25BTC to Wallet 2, then 0.1 BTC from Wallet 2 to Wallet 3. Wallets 2 and 3 both have ...
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Can Multibit be set to use a SOCKS proxy on OSX?

I'd like to route my multibit traffic through TOR, but have been unsuccessful finding out if it's possible. It's certainly not in the GUI settings on OSX.
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Multibit client synchronizing since 10 Days now

I can not access my wallet, since 10 days now, I have downloaded the bitcoin-qt multibit version 0.5.13. On my HP-window 7- 32 bit laptop successfully and I immediately received 2 transactions ...
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Can Multibit be used as an offline cold storage solution similar to a setup with Bitcoin-QT?

Currently have my cold setup offline in Bitcoin-QT. Downloading the blockchain from zero is rough. It's time to update. Can I create a similar cold storage solution with Multibit? Will this speed up ...
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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 can I access my private keys? Will the key get lock further if I enter the incorrect password too many times?

I exported my private keys and Multibit unencrypted but when I try to import the key files I am being asked for a password... copying the the key from text edit and pasting it into blockchain results ...
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How to use my own web hosting server to mine a bitcoin? [duplicate]

I have a web hosting with unlimited bandwidth and unlimited disk space, Cpanel and much more. Can anyone guide me. How to mine a bitcoin by using my own web hosting?. Then there is any mining software ...
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Is there an alternative to MultiBit?

As of a few days ago, Bitcoin.org offers MultiBit instead of Bitcoin-Qt on its website: http://bitcoin.org/en/choose-your-wallet I do not wish to install MultiBit because it requires Sun Java to be ...
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why multibit doesn't show my BTC

version is newest 0.5.12, 0 . I'v send to my multibit some BTC, then I waited for a very long time and it still shows unconfirmed, on blockchain.info shows transaction was finished, so I pressed the ...
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Do I need to open the client(I use multiBit) while transaction is being confirmed?

Do I need to keep the client(I use multiBit) running while transaction is being confirmed? I have started a transaction at 1:00 nignight, when I get up at 6:00, it still didn't finish! they say a ...
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Export keys from MultiBit to Android Bitcoin Wallet?

Is there a way to export a wallet from MultiBit to the Android Bitcoin Wallet?
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Why is bitcoin-qt startup so slow compared to MultiBit

Bitcoin-QT: Very long startup and at first launch needs to download the entire blockchain Multibit: Starts up in a few seconds and downloads for only a few seconds Why is Bitcoin-QT so slow?
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Does the MultiBit linux jar file run in windows?

A windows system has a standalone java and is not recognized by the installer. A jar file can be run on the command line. Is the MultiBit linux jar and the windows installed one the same?
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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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Multibit password error: Could not decrypt bits

I am attempting to remove my password from my wallet in Multibit. However, everytime I try my password it says "The removal of the password has failed. The error is "could not decrypt bytes."" I've ...
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Is MultiBit secure? And hong long will MultiBit import .aes.json take?

Two questions: Is MultiBit secure? I opened a wallet in blockchain.info, and I want to import .aes.json to MultiBit, hong long will MultiBit import .aes.json take? I waited too long.
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Multibit balance does not match blockchain balance. Weird extra bitcoins appear. Now the are gone plus some?

So, really weird. Went to send some bitcoins to another of my wallets and all went as expected. I sent 1.013 BTC from a balance of about 3.01254367 BTC. My girlfriend then went to make a withdrawal. ...
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How do I get my funds from bitstamp into my wallet?

Hi I am using multibit as my bitcoin wallet. I will be using money gram to put money into my account. I dont know how to buy bitcoins for myself. On multibit it says you can send coins to someone ...
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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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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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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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Upgrading Multibit (without losing wallet)

I am using Multibit 0.4.23 but would like to install Multibit 0.5.9. How would I move my coins from my current wallet? Is this done automatically?
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Multibit error message

Upon opening multibit I get this error message; any idea what it means? "Det gick inte att läsa in https://multibit.org/version.txt. Felet var javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException sun.security....
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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 - my wallet is not reopening

the guidebook says that "when you open MultiBit, the wallets that were open in the previous use of MultiBit are reopened", but I've stored some money in a wallet that I created in a USB key. Now I am ...
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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....