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my passphrase doesn't work I cant sent anything on bitcoin core - wallet

my passphrase doesn't work I cant sent anything on bitcoin core - wallet and I have $400.00 USD in bitcoins .. this is driving me crazy.. it was perfectly fine last Friday, now for the past 3 days I ...
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Decrypting wallet works using command line, but does not work throught the Qt Gui

I have upgraded to Bitcoin core version 0.16.2 and when I try to access my wallet using the passphrase, it gives an error in the Qt gui saying incorrect passphrase, but it works using the rpc command ...
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Need help to recover blpckchain.info wallet, my wife forgot her password and the brute force with btcrecover is not catching the password

I used btcrecover to extract the wallet file (wallet.aes.json) from a blockchain account and I have been running btcrecover with dictionaries of my making but it has been going on for weeks and I am ...
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Address is not imported while restoring 12-word backup [duplicate]

I tried to restore my 12-word backup with Copay and Electrum but non of them listed the addresses my money is stored in. What to do in this case?
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How to reach my coins? Know my 12 words but Copay does not restore it [duplicate]

I know the mnemonic. But can not restore it in Copay. I backed up in Copay earlier. Now does the 'trick' they recommend me here, but it did not work. ("Settings" > "Wallet" > "More Options" >...
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How to test 12 words passphrase for a Bitcoin address?

I read same passphrase can be used on more wallet. How can I check passphrase goes with address without sending money, without the risk someone observe the passphrase?
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How to get lost passphrase?

I set up the bitcoin daemon and galaxycash daemon on my server. And i was using this library easybitcoin.php to contact the daemon via rpc . Somehow i remeber that i used this function ...
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BitcoinCore Password crash [duplicate]

I have a Bitcoin Core wallet. 4 days ago my password worked. Now I can't send bitcoins from my wallet: the password is wrong. What happened? Please help, all my money is there. I did not change the ...
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How many letter tiles does one need to build any 24 word mnemonic?

One of the popular cold storage wallets provides double-sided tiles for users to put in the first four letters of each of their 24 words (96 characters total). They include ~245 double sided tiles, ...
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Passphrase requirement for old version of QT wallet

I have an old wallet.dat file which was encrypted in October 2012. I don't have the exact passphrase but I have a rough idea. I was wondering if anyone knows how to get the passphrase requirement for ...
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Digibyte Wallet Hash

I recently invested in digibyte. As someone of IT-security field, I'd love to know how the passphrase is stored in digibytes wallet.dat. The Bitcoin2John doesn't work on it and hashcat, too, has no ...
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I forgot my bitcoin core passphrase. Is there anyway I can recover?

I've tried brute forcing it. Doesn't work. 0.02 BTC in the wallet.
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Passphrase works in Bitcoin QT, but does not in Bitcoin Core

I found an usb stick with a wallet.dat. There is also an old notebook with Bitcoin Wallet v.8.6-beta on it. Unfortunately I can't sync it on my old notebook and therefore I am not able to send BTC to ...
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Can I log-in to my wallet on new PC using just my wallet number and passphrase?

I was into bitcoin years back. I just stumbled upon my wallet number and passphrase. Can I use these info and sort of log-in using any client I can download online?
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Password recovery

I have an classic Multibit wallet, but I don't remember the password. I do have 12 words that I wrote down. Is there any way I can open my wallet?
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Blockchain.info wallet payload strange format

Our situation: Blockchain.info wallet Password lost/broken after update. Account(wallet) was created in September 2016 in mobile app on iPhone We use 2FA We have: BCI account (wallet) ID Working e-...
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Wallet passphrase uniqueness (noob question)

The Mycelium Wallet has created a Bitcoin wallet for me, then I've written down a 12-word passphrase for the wallet backup. However it looks like a set of words (in the Mycelium) to generate these ...
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QT Core wallet. Will earlier passphrases still work with their corresponding backup?

Bitcoin QT and Bitcoin Core Wallet question regarding chronology of backups with differing passphrases. I have a chronological series of backups with differing passphrases. When loading an earlier ...
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BIP38 Encryption

Like many people, I created a paper wallet on BitAddress.org for the first time a month ago. I chose to use BIP38 encryption like an idiot. I'm not sure if I typed in my password wrong, but I have ...
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Locked out of my bitcoin core wallet

In 2013 I transferred 5,02 BTC to my Bitcoin Core wallet. My Bitcoin version v0.8.1.0-g34d62a8-beta QT is version 4.8.4 After the transfer I locked the wallet with a password, wrote the password down ...
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Withrdawing bitcoin from web-based exchange wallet to local wallet. My wallet passphrase is requested- is this necessary?

I understand (maybe incorrectly) this is the seed passphrase/ the 12 words generated when wallet is created. Is this normal to provide this information to the web-based wallet when sending it, to ...
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How to send/recover coins in Armory with a “root key”?

I have coins in Armory and want to transfer to an exchange to cash it in. In sending coins I am ask for a passphrase, which I do not know or forgot. What I do have is "root key", 2 rows and 9 ...
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Setting up wallet on new machine with 12 word passphrase - next button greyed out

I have Electrum 2.8.0 on a Mac with a wallet I'm logged into. I've gone to Wallet / Seed to get the 12 word passphrase. I then have a Windows 10 PC with Electrum 2.9.3 on. In the install Wizard I ...
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I've forgotten my Electrum 12 word pass phrase, I have full access to the wallet - can I recover or generate new one?

I've forgotten my Electrum 12 word passphrase, but I have full access to the wallet. Can I recover or generate a new one? I can't find anything online about this.
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bitcoind password for every address

I need a system where I need to create new address for every user(personal account) where they will transfer some bitcoins to it and buy some products from my website. So, I've started bitcoind and ...
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bitcoin core command line walletpassphrase incorrect but works for the main system? [closed]

My command line won't accept my passphrase, but on the main system it says it's correct and I can change it. I want to dump private key but no matter what I try, it continues to say incorrect ...
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Can't access BCH from non-default wallets in blockchain.info

I have 3 additional wallets in my single blockchain.info account. When creating the passphrase and importing the 12 words in Electron Cash application, I was only able to see the amount from my ...
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Bitcoin QT wallet crashed. Recovered using Bitcoin Core. Now password rejected!

My encrypted Bitcoin QT wallet crashed years ago but I have backup copies. It was an earlyish version of Bitcoin QT wallet, first transaction on it is 09/2012. I have loaded the backup into Bitcoin ...
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Are there wallets that provide access to different HD wallets from the same masterseed using different passphrases?

I have a well-protected masterseed that I have not memorized, and memorizing it won't help since it could already be compromised. My solution is to use a clever passphrase on top of that masterseed. ...
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Using Bitcoin Core Wallet, encrypted it, now it won't recognize password

I typed in the password very carefully, the same 5 digit password I use on another program. I know and remember exactly what I typed, I didn't type anything incorrectly. I got an error message saying ...
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Recovering Hive Wallet private key with passphrase

Because Hive Wallet shut down and I didn't export the private keys, I have no way to access my Bitcoins. Is there someway, given a passphrase, to find the private key?Thanks in advance.P.S I already ...
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Can you have a password based cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin is key based. Although it is possible to convert a password into a key, publishing the public key makes it vulnerable to brute force. Currently, passwords are used with Bitcoin, but only to ...
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Storing the intermediate code to generate new encrypted keys

With BIP38 we can also generate an intermediate code (or passphrase code) and give it to untrusted party to generate encrypted key/address but not be able to decrypt the key without the passphrase. ...
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What is the largest password/passphrase size for a wallet.dat file?

Suppose your wallet.dat file is copied to the wild. I am working on methods for creating very strong (512bits, hopefully much more) passphrases that would make it unfeasible to either use rainbow ...
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How can you restore a password in MultiBit if you are given the wallet words BEFORE you even enter a password?

How is it possible to recover a wallet password when the wallet words are provided before you even enter the password? https://multibit.org/en/help/hd0.1/restore-password.html Restore password ...
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Is 12-word seed phrase safe enough?

Is 12-word seed phrase (as used by Electrum for example) safe enough for generating an offline wallet? My understanding is this: 2048 words pool make 11 bits of entrophy per word. 12 words in seed ...
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bitcoin-qt restored wallet.dat all synced closes after correct passphrase “assertion error crypt” HELP

Installed bitcoin-qt and replaced new wallet.dat with old wallet.dat backup Opened bitcoin-qt and let it sync and all blocks synced and wallet has correct funds and past transactions. I Want to ...
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Hive Wallet recovery without PIN

If I don't have my pin, but I have my 12 word passphrase, how do I recover the wallet without pin?
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Multibit is not accepting the correct password any idea or possible bugs that i could fix

just what i said. Multibit simply isn't accepting the password i used this morning to unlock it. i have tried retyping it about a million times in a million different way. does any one have any ...
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Multibit: Whats the best way to proceed if I have forgotten my password but my wallet is still open

I am running multibit. I have less than half a bitcoin. I realised today that I have totally forgotten my password. My wallet is still open so I can still use it to pay for stuff. Can I create a ...
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Is it possible to have complete cold storage in NXT?

BTC has capability to create new account on offline computer and send some coins to and from that account without ever going online. Sending coins to that account is trivial. Sending from that ...
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What is point of encrypting wallet, if Bitcoin API's sendtoaddress needs passphrase?

The Bitcoin API enables programs on the server to use JSON RPC to interact with the Bitcoin wallet. Most commands do not need the wallet locked (which I assume is the same thing as encrypted). ...
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Are there standardized ways of generating wallets from passphrases?

Brainwallet is a well-known tool that lets you generate an address from a passphrase. I think Brainwallet just performs a single SHA256 hash on the passphrase to get the 256-bit private key of the ...
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Bitcoin QT encryption / passphrase

Installed the Bitcoin QT client only last week... synchronised it with the blockchain... and sent my bitcoins to this adress... Now, when I want to send to some other address, it asks for the ...
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Need help with encrypted wallet.dat. I can't access it with my expected pass-phrase

I created an offline wallet in 7/13 via a Ubuntu live CD. I recently imported the encrypted wallet.dat file into the bitcoin-qt wallet on Windows 7. Coins appeared. But, my expected passphrase is ...
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Potential security problem: wallettpassphrase opens up the wallet for everybody!

I am dabbling with Bitcoin-QT with -server parameter locally, I guess this is not very different from using bitcoind remotely. I use Java and some http client library pluss a json parser to ...
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Bitcoin passphrase fail, restoring backup does not help

Bitcoin passphrase fail steps to reproduce: I installed bitcoin-qt version 0.8.1 around March 22, 2013. I let it sync for about 48 hours until it was completely up to date. No error messages. I set my ...
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What encryption does Electrum use for private keys in wallets?

Electrum can encrypt the private keys in wallets with a user entered password. But what encryption algorithm is used? I'd hope it is reasonably strong crypto. I've looked at the Electrum docs and can'...
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Is there anyway I can recover my passphrase? [duplicate]

I have a wallet for the bitcoin qt wallet but I accidentally deleted the only copy of my encryption passphrase... I have read about something called brute force but I'm not entirely sure on how its ...
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Is the keypool erased when changing wallet password?

In Bitcoin-qt, when a previously unencrypted wallet is encrypted, the keypool is erased and replaced with new keys. Does this also happen when the password of an already encrypted wallet is changed?