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Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multibit Classic Wallet broken - Ballence unspendable

I loaded in my multibit classic wallet the other day, into a fresh install with the intent of migrating it to multibit HD, however when i tried to spend some of this bitcoin, the transactions never ...
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No bitcoins in my multibit wallet, but I have some when I look in the blockchain

I got an old version of multibit (the one like in my picture) It says I don't have any funds even when I reset my wallet (multiple times which takes about half an hour each time). When I look at ...
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Multibit password incorrect - what else can cause this?

I have my balance cash display on my Multibit account at left top of my account which was my last transaction. But to send it out to another bitcoin account, it keeps telling me that "The wallet ...
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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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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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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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Doubt about the MultiBit wallet

I'm using the MultiBit wallet and I can't get my satoshis from faucetbox. I read on MultiBit page that the most secure way to receive a payment is generating a brand new wallet address. That's my ...
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Bitcoins not showing up in MultiBit after backup import

I was using MultiBit (old version), which I've moved to USB and moved back after a while. In between, I'd done a system recovery (Win 7 64-bit). I reset the blockchain but still can't see the coins ...
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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.
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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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How to avoid rebroadcasting a transaction that is pending?

I'm using MultiBit Classic, and one of my transactions is stuck due to too low fees. The main problem is that I have my change amount blocked until this TX goes through. I understand that I should ...
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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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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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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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How exactly is Multibit HD more secure than Multibit Classic?

In what ways is Multibit HD more secure than the old, no longer supported, Classic version? What are the differences in threat models, wallet recovery, and other areas a Bitcoin user would care about? ...
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Sending coins from Multibit stuck at “Unconfirmed / Pending”

I bought some bitcoin in 2013 and stored it in my Multibit wallet (0.5.16). I am trying to convert my bitcoin into USD. First, I found that I was running an old version of Multibit, so I attempted to ...
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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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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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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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How do I extract get money off a local wallet with only the key words?

I am a bit new to BitCoin and as it happened, I just transfered some money into my wallet when I noticed that my client (MultiBit HD) won't let me log into it anymore. Apparently it's a thing since ...
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why is my multi wallet still showing sending /unconfirmed?

My wallet received bitcoin successfully but it's showing unconfirmed in my end and the other transactions i have sent wouldn't go through . It's been showing sending for over 24hrs and the address ...
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Cancel unconfirmed transaction

I sent 2.2 bitcoins using the old version of multibit application (0.5.18) The commission is not calculated correctly. Therefore, the transaction can be confirmed forever. What can I do to cancel a ...
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Is the Password stored in RAM in clear text after decrypting the MultiBit HD wallet?

After decrypting your wallet in MultiBit HD, is the clear text version of password stored in the RAM?
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Tried to fix unconfirmed transactions, remaining balance gone!

apologies if some of the details aren't relevant, I'm not quite sure what's going on and I'm getting desperate! I'm using the latest version of MultiBit HD. 2 days ago I bought some BTC (I already ...
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Decrypting BitcoinJ/MultiBit key (scrypt/aes-256) from protobuf with NodeJS

I'm trying to decrypt an encrypted private key from an encrypted Multibit Classic .wallet file but the resulting public key / wif doesn't match the original. Here is my code: 'use strict' var fs = ...
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How to change directory for MultiBit HD wallet file away from C:\?

I know the seed is all I need to recover coins, and all I need to recover coins is the 12 words passphrase, etc. etc. But, what I really want, for various reasons, is to be able to move my wallet for ...
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How MultiBit stores password

I'm curious to understand how MultiBit stores my password. The fact is: I can restore the password by using the 12 words. From this answer it seems tha the AES key to encrypt the password is derived ...
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Does MultiBit Classic assign a password or is it manually set?

I have a MultiBit Classic wallet that I have had since 08/2014 and for the life of me I can not remember the password, I honestly don't even remember putting a password on it at the time. My question ...
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Change the fee on Multibit

The transactions-fee is set to 0.0001 btc in Multibit classic. Can I set the fee to 0.2 or 0.3 mBTC? Where is the java class that I must change to upgrade the fee? What is the var or const to change?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...