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

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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 ...
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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?