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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transaction unconfirmed, send with Multibit HD, too low fee [duplicate]

2 days ago I tried to send BTC to a different address, using Multibit HD (then not knowing Multibit is dead). It was send with a fee of 0,0001 (52.083 sat/B). I now know this fee was too low. The ...
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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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Recover Bitcoin Cash from Multibit

I held Bitcoin in Multibit before the summer fork and later found that it wasn't supported anymore and installed Electrum. If I install Electroncash and use the same seed phrase, will I recover my ...
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resetting blockchain and transactions won't clear stuck transaction

I'm using MultiBit Classic (sorry) and I have a stuck sent transaction due to low fee. I keep resetting the blockchain and transactions in the application, but the transaction in question keeps ...
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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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Transferring bitcoins out of an old multibit wallet

A few years ago I bought bitcoins and I've kept it in a Multibit 0.5.15 (Mac OSX) wallet. Now I want to either sell thes bitcoins or send it to a different wallet. I already made a transfer but since ...
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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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Pls Help! My transactions on multibit HD is yet to be confirmed after 24hrs [duplicate]

please can anyone help here as I'm a beginner on btc. I sent some bitcoins but after more than 24 hours is not yet confirmed but shows it has been seen by peers on multibit HD. I have tried on 5 ...
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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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My transaction in Multibit HD has seen by 124 peers but yet after 11 hours, not confirmed? [duplicate]

my transaction size is 1850 (bytes) with fee of 0.00051 BTC and it is seen by 124 peers in multibit HD . but now after 11 hours, it is not confirmed! in blockchain.info it said "Estimated ...
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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 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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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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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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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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MultiBit got progressively slower after adding more receive addresses

At first, MultiBit was all snappy. Over the course of about 4 weeks I added ~120 more receive addresses. Now, MultiBit is very sluggish, grinding the hard-drive excessively (sometimes for minutes), ...
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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 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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MultiBit: I clicked on Close Wallet and now i don't find a wallet [duplicate]

Yesterday, I installed a multibit in my computer and i put some bitcoin in multibit. Some bitcoin put in other site, but a majority of bitcoin it stayed in wallet.. Today, I wanted to put password in ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 do I restore a Multibit HD wallet from a backup using only a password?

I could not find an answer to this: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/search?q=multibit+hd+restore+wallet+password I asked about restoring a wallet from mbhd-*.zip.aes files, and someone said that ...
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To open “MultiBit” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime

I am unable to resolve this. I have updated Java but it appears to require a previous version. Thank you.
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Unable to transfer bitcoin from Multibit - need Satoshi

When I am trying to transfer ALL my bitcoins from MultiBit wallet - It's giving error saying: "The send transaction could not be created The error was "Insufficient money, missing 49967 satoshis" I ...
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Cheapest way to move money from MultiBit to Coinbase

After the launch of MultiBit HD, I decided to move from MultiBit to Coinbase. What is the cheapest way to transfer all my money from one wallet to another? Can I somehow export/import my key/wallet (...