Questions tagged [multibit]

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

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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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How to decrypt MultiBit private key with 128 bytes line and 52 bytes line?

I want to recover my bitcoin private key stored by MultiBit. I've written down private key as text while using MultiBit classic. I don't remember how I get the text of private key. The text consists ...
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What if a multibit classic private key is decrypted into garbled codes?

7 years ago I exported the multibit classic wallet and private key, both encrypted. Only remember the key password now. Problems occurred when I tried to decrypt the key in following ways: installed ...
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Pending transaction shows as confirmed on blockchain explorer

I'm using a MultiBit wallet (version 0.5.1) and a transfer from Coinbase to the wallet has been showing up as unconfirmed since March 18th (16 days). Checking the transaction on the ledger, however, ...
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Recovering an old Multibit wallet file (76 characters long)

I have a wallet file from 2011 back when I used to play around with Bitcoin. I used an old version of Multibit which has since long been unavailable. My wallet looks like this: # KEEP YOUR PRIVATE ...
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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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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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Decrypting Multibit Key

Tried decrypting a multibit key, but I always have unsuccessful attempt because we have a newer version of openssl today. Anyone tried successfully decrpyting a key. Commands used: openssl enc -d -p -...
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My Multibit wallet is empty

I had a few bitcoins in a Multibit wallet version 0.5.14 on my old computer. I decided to start up the old computer again and transfer the bitcoins to a hard wallet. I opened it up and there's ...
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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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How Can I import Multibit Private Key into Electrum or Blockchain.com

I am having trouble importing a multibit private key into electrum and blockchaing.com. The key is declared invalid. the key looks like this U2FsdGVkX1+vNknxxxxxxxxxxxxxxU/KiWdlFKlBCv0y613C+...
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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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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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Help in recovering BTC from seed phrase

So 6-7 years ago I had some bitcoin, and as with many I forgot about it... I since found my notes which contain a 12 word seed phrase. I think (I may be wrong) I used Multibit so I reinstalled and ...
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MultiBit with multiple addresses to Electrum

I have an old MultiBit Classic wallet, where I have received some BTC to two addresses (same wallet). When I import the private key from MultiBit (seems it's the compressed variant) to Electrum ...
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Is it still possible to recover Multibit Classic wallet from multibit.key file? [duplicate]

I have the file mulibit.key (long string starting with U2FsdGVkX19E+pw) and password. Cannot find the Multibit Classic wallet to import the key and export to Electrum... Tried to decrypt the key with ...
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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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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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Are there btc in this multibit wallet

I have several multibit wallets I put in storage years ago, and I'd like to check if there's btc in them . I see wallet IDs for 'receive address' in the .info files - if those show 0btc does this ...
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Moving funds from MultiBit 0.5.18 into new Software (Electrum)

Since Multibit support has ended I want to move my funds to a new software. As far as I've seen Electrum is recommended for this purpose. I've followed instructions from the answer of Dr.Bob https://...
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How to retrive private key from MultiBit HD 0.5.1

Have a MultiBit HD wallet that contained BCH. These were transferred to a more secure environment in 2017. Have now realized that I can sweep the Bitcoin Cash that was issued 1st of August 2017 from ...
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Can I restore old MultiBit wallet with receive address and password?

I have the multibit receive address and the password, from maybe 2014 or so. The actual wallet is on a drive I will have to have recovered. Is there any way to recover with and/or without having 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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Restoring private key from old bitcoin wallet

I have old bitcoin wallet with some (not very huge) amount (last transaction was on 2014). It was created in Multibit (Classic, I guess, then I had old computer with old OS). Now I have new device, ...
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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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Multibit 0.5.1 wallet unconfirmed amounts no seed words

please help. I am not technical and I gave bitcoin as a gift in 2017 in a Multibit wallet which is now defunct. I have opened the wallet but it says the amounts are unconfirmed. I have repaired the ...
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Bitcoin Wallet for Android/Windows with Full Control of BTC (keys) [duplicate]

I used to manage my bitcoin by using MultiBit for Windows. I had full control of them, without any involvement from a 3rd party. But as a person i know wanted to get bitcoin and a Android wallet, i ...
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How to find what is suitable transaction fee to send 10 mBTC?

Using MultiBit Desktop Wallet, I can see that the default transaction fee is set to 0.5 mBTC per KB. Usually that default rate worked fine. But yesterday, when I tried that and my transaction has ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I spend my bitcoins when they have been fully confirmed?

I've used bitcoins for quite a while, but about a year ago I decided to dump having a thin client on my machine, and I've just kept my coins in various exchanges. Yesterday, however, I wanted to ...
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How do I get BTC out of my Multibit wallet?

I have BTC in an old Multibit wallet. Multibit is no longer support and the problem is you cannot set TX fees. The standard fees are too low given the current state of the network. What can I do to ...
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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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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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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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Can I recover my seed words?

I am using MultiBit Ver. 0.5.14, I have my wallet open in it, but do not know my seed words, I had them saved most likely on my computer or printed out on paper, but after 3 moves, 2 computer crashes ...
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In Multibit HD, is there a way to see all of my receiving addresses?

I understand that if I request a payment and delete the request, I still own the address and will receive Bitcoins that were sent to it. However, I find it very uncomfortable to just "assume" that I ...
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Is it possible to adjust transaction fee amount in MultiBit Classic?

I have a few transactions I made with MultiBit Classic 0.5.17 stuck in the unconfirmed land for days now. They all have a transaction fee of 0.0001BTC as that is the only way my version of MultiBit ...
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How do I restore my Multibit wallet without seed words?

So I created my BTC wallet back in 2013 and had always kept a backup of the files handy. The computer I used has since died and now that I've installed the latest version of Multibit on my new ...
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Error validating transaction using BLOCKCYPHER

I recently followed the steps on the answer by StephenM347 to the following problem: Cannot access my bitcoins because my wallet is still synchronising. What can I do to spend them immediately? ...
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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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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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Sending bitcoin unconfirmed, now wallet balance is unconfirmed

I am using Multibit HD 0.4.1. I was trying to send 0.5 bitcoin, but it seems to be unconfirmed for an hour. I tried repairing my wallet, thinking that was the issue, but now my previous balance became ...
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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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I have unspent bitcoin in the blockchain [duplicate]

I made a transaction from a multibit wallet. It arrived in the blockchain and was confirmed thousands of times. However, the transaction is set to 'unspent'. Can I retreive this from the blockchain ...
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From multibit to electrum : low fee and unconfirmed parent

I made 3 btc transfer from my old Multibit classic wallet a few weeks ago (dec. 11), then I discovered that the fee was far too low for the transfers to be confirmed. I then restored my original ...
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I used multibit years ago - now what? (BTC, BTG, BCC etc…)

I have some old wallets from multibit era (~2013). There is no way I can now download the full blockchain, so I need to import these keys into somewhere. Worse still, I also need to import the same ...

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