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

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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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Is there another wallet that can restore from MultiBit's seed words?

We've had a lot of questions revolving around stuck transactions due to apparently non-existent fee estimation and unconfirmed balance bugs on MultiBit in the past weeks. Some get resolved by using ...
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Can I change wallet without shifting funds

I have some fund in Multibit, a wallet that has now become almost unusable. I do not want to risk transferring all my bitcoins to another non-Multibit wallet because my last transaction is still stuck ...
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How can I recover my MultiBit HD wallet words?

I have problem with MultiBit HD. Its balance changed to an unconfirmed transaction just like in this bug report. It appears that I need to use my wallet words to recover the balance, but I have lost (...
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What happens if I receive a payment after deleting the payment request

I just started with Bitcoin using Multibit HD. I clicked request payment and sent the address to someone. I then deleted the request. What happens if bitcoin is sent to this address? Will it just ...
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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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How does MultiBit figure out balance of an imported address? [duplicate]

MultiBit is a Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) client that uses the merkle root of block headers to validate transactions. I'm wondering however, when an address (private key) is imported into ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cancel transaction in MultiBit Classic

I'm trying to send some BTC - I have two send transactions stuck in MultiBit Classic (0.5.19). They have been stuck for a few weeks. Both transactions have fee of 0.0001 BTC fee which is most likely ...
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Wallet transfer status stuck

So, I'm just starting out with bitcoin. I bought a little bit and moved it to my local wallet. Once confirmations started to arrive on that transaction, I moved a part of those bitcoins to a bitsquare ...
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What causes seemingly normal transactions to not be confirmed?

I seem to be having an issue with transactions lately. Here is the most recent one. I paid 0.0004 BTC in fees, and I see there are quite a few inputs, but this seems like a normal transaction and ...
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MULTIBIT: How to restore wallet with following information?

I am a noob to this whole BTC thing, so please bear with me. I reformatted my computer and lost everything on it. I decided I want to restore my multibit wallet but I only have the following info: ...
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How can I manually add a receiving address in MultiBit Classic Wallet - disconnected during confirmation

Open to any suggestions... (Original Question is below and am trying advice from the first answer) I am in the process of looking at all the deleted files on the USB disk where MultiBit resides using ...
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Unconfirmed Transaction disappeared when I pressed “repair wallet”

I bought some bitcoins and send them to an a receiving address on Multibit HD, It has been maybe 3 or 4 hours without any confirmations, so I decided to press "repair wallet", which said it would ...
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Using MultibitHD to request payment

I am moving over from Multibit classic to HD. I am not particularly technical so this may be an obvious question, however I can't find the answer I want in Multibit's help section, so here I am. On ...
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How can I get the private key from multibit?

The support section of the MultiBit website shows a completely different UI as well as many options that the current version doesn't have. How can I find my private key?
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Is it possible to have multiple accounts in MultiBit HD?

Is it possible to have multiple accounts within one wallet? Mycelium allows multiple accounts within one wallet, but I don't see how to do that within MultiBit HD.
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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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Are specific private keys weaker than others?

I've heard some discussion about how certain private keys can be considered weaker because they were generated using a weak randomness algorithm. I have very little experience in this subject and ...
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How long should confirmation (spendable amount) take?

My transaction already has 24 confirmations at blockchain.info, and the transaction is correctly recorded in Multibit. But there is no "spendable amount". I've already "Reset Blockchain And ...
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Exporting Private Keys for wallet in Multibit

My computer just got formatted, and so did my wallet. I had imported the private keys from my wallet a week back. Can I just load that again into multibit, and get my bitcoins back? I have also had ...
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Multibit saving after transaction - what do wallet private key backups look like, if they exist?

I sent some bitcoins from a multibit wallet to another wallet. I recently realized that the change not sent in this transaction is sent to a new address. This means I didn't back up the key of this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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My wallet won't load because it says it contained a duplicate transaction. Are my coins lost forever or can i load it some other way?

Question pretty much says my dilemma. Wallet won't load due to a "duplicate transaction" which I thought could not happen. I use multibit btw, if that helps. Please tell me I can load my wallet ...
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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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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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Unconfirmed balance Multibit [duplicate]

I have read a lot of threads regarding this but haven't sovled it. My scenario is this. I have saved all the .zip.aes Multibit files on my Dropbox. Now I have reinstalled Windows on my computer and ...
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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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How can I export my wallet from blockchain.info to Multibit? [duplicate]

I need to export my wallet from blockchain.info to Multibit, but i have no idea how to do it, can you please help me? thank you
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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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Bitcoin Cash Multibit HD/Electrum

If I had my BTC in a multibit HD wallet prior to the fork, and I exported my wallet to Electrum after the fork, will the BCH still be tied to the multibit HD wallet? And if so, how can I access the ...
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Balance still not available?

I just sent bitcoins from one wallet to another to make my life easier. This was the goal, anyway. My balance in my new wallet went up, but it's still not available after 3 hours. Why might this be? I'...
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Deleted wallet and missing coins

Sequence of event: a) backup of wallet created b) created new receiving address c) coins tranferred to new address d) wallet deleted I've restored the wallet from (a) - but it does not have the ...
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What does it mean to “password protect” your wallet on Multibit?

Isn't my wallet (i.e. my private key) already private? What does it mean to set a password for it? I assumed it encrypted the wallet file, but this answer seems to point otherwise. How can they verify ...
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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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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 ...