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Which wallets support French seed-phrases? [duplicate]

I found an old backup seedphrase but it is has French words in it, and I've been struggling to find wallet to restore it as it seems most wallets support only English. There has to be a wallet that ...
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How do I get my Bitcoin private keys from app.thorswap.finance which is a native BTC cross chain swapping system?

I'm testing out app.thorswap.finance for native bitcoin. Supposedly Thorchain is a cross chain swapping service with no centralized parties. Going to the app, I generated a keystore file and it comes ...
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Python Code - import error : cannot import name “privtopub” from 'bitcoin'

Hello everyone when I start this code on PYCHARM looks like no problem. But when I turned this code from python to exe and exe don't start and it says: import error: cannot import name "...
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how do i brute force my wallet.dat to get my private key

i am not really a computer programmer, but i want to get my private key from my wallet.dat, i have just the wallet.dat file and the public address where the bitcion was send. From my previous ...
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Recovery after losing wallet.dat and formatting hard disk

I have received the bitcoin way back in 2013 in Bitcoin Core. At that time I don't know about the importance of wallet.dat - I have formatted my hard disk and install Bitcoin Core again in 2017 but ...
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is there a way to find the wallet that my address goes to ?// [duplicate]

I two years ago had a cash out from a casino and i went to myapp store and downloaded what I was coinbase wallet which it was the cold storage wallet that really has no ties beside a wallet connect to ...
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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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how to recover private key

Dear friends, i recently came up watching a video called ECC backdoor, it state that if you know the exact number of steps taken by generator point you can recover your private key. can anyone tell me ...
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Unable to recover an old Android Bitcoin Wallet backup

So here's the thing. I have an old Bitcoin Wallet backup from 2015 that I'm trying to restore. However when I try to import it back into the android application, even though I'm 99.9%** sure I got the ...
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File structure of wallet.dat

I have a corrupted wallet.dat that is unreadable by pywallet and db5.3-util. Having a look in the corrupted wallet in a hex editor, its easy to find the plaintext pubkeys. Is the structure of the dat ...
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Recovering 2 of 2 multisig HD Wallet with bip38 encrypted private key

I have been trying to figure out if it is possible to restore my wallet with the current information I have. The wallet is a 2 of 2 multisignature HD wallet The first key is Bip38 and requires a ...
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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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How to recover private key if I have the 12-word and an address?

5 years ago I created a Copay app, and I can not import it or recover it. I have the 12 word all the address. Leftover money stays there. But I can not import anymore with Copay. Something wrong, I do ...
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Is it safe to store seed phrases (private keys) in a bank vault?

If written on a piece of paper, would the recovery seed phrase or questions for accessing a collection of web wallets and hardware wallets be safe to keep in a mini vault drawer at the bank? Do bank ...
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Can I restore an additional address of Bitcoin Core

Once in Bitcoin Core I created an address to receive some payments from a faucet. After years I reopened the Bitcoin Core and started to synchronize it. After a while there was a crash, and I decided ...
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How to distinguish watch-only addresses from spendable addresses when deleting addresses

An answer to I have watched addresses in my wallet..how do i use them? says: "If you do not have the private keys for those addresses, then they are not yours and you cannot do anything with ...
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How to generate a very secure wallet with Electrum?

For a poor-mans glacier protocol, looking for: One private key – an alphanumeric string used to secure the funds The cold storage address – an alphanumeric string designating the virtual “location” of ...
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How can I recover the missing end of my private key?

I found this paper among my old stuff. What can you do with it? Is there any way to fill in the missing part?
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HELP ME WITH BITCOIN TIME STAMPS

OK, so I had several backed up .dat files on google which I put in opentimestamps I could see that these files had time stamp data... so I uploaded and *****below is what the results were. What does ...
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how to get private key from passpharase in php?

i have a passpharase bitcoin, but i don't know how to get private key from my passpharase. I tried using blockchain and electrum and it worked. but here what I need is to find the private key using ...
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Is there a database of wallet addresses with lost private keys?

Hi is there a database of wallet addresses that have lost the private keys?
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How to get the private keys out of old wallet.dat without syncing blockchain

I have old wallet.dat files of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Omnicore. My Bitcoin Cash wallet.dat has unbroadcasted transactions inside, so I am afraid that others might also have unbroadcasted ...
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recovering android wallet using opensll

i am very frustrated, i managed to decrypt the backup file by doing the opensll command and as expected after putting the password i do see org.bitcoin.production which means i am at the right path ...
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Exporting private key from expired bitcoin address (now showing as watch-only)

Is there a way, in theory, to export private key from the bitcoin address (watch-only) that is now expired, but used once before? (even to get a different format of that key, numeric one instead of QR ...
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GREP help: Bitcoin address/key buried as text somewhere on hdd

So in a drunken moment of genius I had forgotten about, I bought some bitcoin way back. And I buried the address and key in some file... I was being tricky lol. That likely also led me to abandon a ...
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19 out of 24 words of BIP39 passphrase (brute-force last 5?)

I have managed to lose 5 words of my 24 word Ledger Nano S recovery phrase. I have words 1-19 but I am missing words 20-24. I have significant holdings on the wallet so would very much like to recover ...
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18 word mnemonic seed that contains words outside of BIP39 wordlist, struggling to recover BTC

I recently recovered a document containing information relating to some BTC I purchased in 2015. I only have: a passphrase/password, an 18 word mnemonic phrase(the majority of which are not in the ...
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How can I generate keypairs, and check the public key against a known public key to check for a match?

Running on headless Ubuntu Linux. I would like to use this keypair generator, and check the public keys generated with each run against a single other public key. I know that "recovering" a lost ...
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How are keys for lightning channels currently created?

Keys for creating lightning channels seem to be derived differently than in usual bitcoin wallets. Lightning node data corruption, despite backup of master seed phrase, seems to prevent recovery of ...
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Can I recover my own wallet from the public key? [duplicate]

I made a wallet years back. It has a good amount of Bitcoin then I wiped and sold my laptop. Now somehow I found my wallet address public key. Is it possible to get the private key somehow?
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Can you recover seed words with passphrase on bitcoin node?

I have a btc node (Bitcoin Core version v0.17.0.1 (64-bit))running on my Windows 10 computer, as part of regular backup I have realized I don't have the seed words but I do have the passphrase. It has ...
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HELP: recover my btc funds though all odds against me. someone with Xtra knowledge?

5 months research and a lot of findings indicating it might be possible. I try askin here, like an last effort and Im not expecting fully fix or so but maybe some tips or information that might help ...
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Privatekey Recovery

so the question is about btc privatekey recovery . Is there any way to recover/re calculate privatekey using these details : SHA-256 RipeMD-160 public key public address rsz signatures ( non-...
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If anyone with your seed phrase can generate your wallet private keys, what is the advantage of a hardware wallet?

When you start using a cryptocurrency hardware wallet, you get to write down a seed phrase in some physical medium (paper, metal, etc.) so you can regain access to your funds if you lose the hardware ...
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How to unlock private key of bitcoin

I need help on how to get the private key....i have that much on my account and i want to cash out very soon
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Can we derive parent’s private key using child’s private key?

In the book named Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas, the author described the usage of derived child keys. One thing I noted was that he said(page 108), The derivation function is a one-way function, ...
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Not able to open BTC Wallet [duplicate]

My friend lost his PRIVATE Keys. Any way we can still retrieve the BTC Wallet? No other info can be provided only BTC Address.
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Why were private keys made unrecoverable?

Why were lost bitcoin private keys made unrecoverable? Is there a way to do this and if not shouldn't a way be created since people will lose their money.
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Manually extracting ledger nano s wallet public / private keys using “Mnemonic Code Converter” from ledger

I have the following example seed: morning twist board pelican denial retire middle inherit evil ritual omit fade general toddler grace evoke recipe sad minor destroy public dawn scissors cube ...
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How do wallets (like jaxx) pair with each other using the mnemonic seed phrase?

I'm a bit puzzled on how a wallet pairing process works. I know you can restore you parent private key from a mnemonic seed phrase. This will give you a parent private key. Using this private key how ...
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Copying an old private key (from 2011) into Electrum: any risks?

I have an old phone, with a version of the Bitcoin wallet from 2011. It has a few satoshis in it, which are now worth enough to be worth recovering. However, the phone can't connect to the Internet. ...
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how to get the private key for an used address ?

I have used an address generated by Exodus wallet. whats happened is that my bitcoin confirmed but didn't receive any thing on Exodus wallet. I want now to import private key in another wallet. but ...
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How can I recover private key as coins were sent a random generated address on wallet?

There is a new address where the coins reside and asks for a private key. How can I send coins from this new random address without knowing the private key? Software: http://www.sollico.com/...
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I have a old version of Bitcoin QT on Apple

Which I think is about 3 years plus old but it was on my old computer which died. I have now recovered the drive at the bitcoin-qt application but it won't run on my current computer either due to the ...
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Is having a copy of my wallet.dat file enough to recover lost Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I have been using Bitcoin-qt to mine bitcoin. I am a little worried about losing my coins on my computer, so I have made a backup of my wallet.dat file and put it somewhere safe. Is this the right ...
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Recover Bitcoin From Transaction ID

Back in 2013 I bought some bitcoin for a relatively low price, and stored them in an Electrum wallet on my PC. However, I changed PCs a year or two later, and forgot to copy the bitcoin wallet over. ...
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Trezor; How is it true cold storage if their is a recovery seed?

I don't understand how a Trezor is considered cold storage if you can lose it, and then recover your keys through their recovery seed and another Trezor. Where are the keys coming from? Where are ...
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“Lost” password to BIP38 encrypted private key, encrypter may be faulty (Bippy)

Few years ago I encrypted my Bitcoin private key for cold storage with an offline app called Bippy. Recently I tried to access my wallet by decrypting the private key, but my password was rejected. I'...
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How does mnemonic recover a single private key?

As I understand the algorithm of mnemonic (BIP39) can generate billions of private keys from your 14-24 words. Whats the mechanism that some wallets/clients use to recover a single private key, my ...
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Recovering funds after I lost my wallet.dat

I have received the bitcoin way back in 2013 in Bitcoin Core. At that time I don't know about the importance of wallet.dat - I have formatted my hard disk and install Bitcoin Core again in 2017 but ...