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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 do I restore a Ripple secret seed in XRP Chrome Wallet?

I have a Ripple Wallet provided by Chrome and so how protected by Nano Ledger S. I lost the ability to access my Funds (XPR). How can I access my funds again? I do not have the secret seed nor the ...
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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

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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What patterns to search for bitcoin or litecoin wallet/keys in recovered disk image?

I'm one of those who years back had obtained some coins and then forgot about them and have since gone through new systems over the time. I just recently remembered receiving coin in a trade, and ...
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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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Lost Last two Characters of a base58 Compressed Key, Can it be recovered using checksum?

My key starts with L1bt9sxxx(50 char) Base 58, compressed private key. I had lost last two characters of my. Is it possible to recover using checksum tool, If so, please provide script to Bruteforce. ...
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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 ...
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Old Bitcoin Wallet

Is there any way to recover the bitcoins i have in this wallet? I have the wallet ID, password, and Private key. I do not have my private key password. Is there a way around this? I have tried all of ...
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Pguc coin transfer to address of bitcoin by mistake

I have an account registered with PGUC. In the spend wallet they ask for the exchange address where to transfer the coins. What happened I need to transfer these coins in Pguc address but by mistake I ...
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Have I lost all my Bitcoin, having sent them to a Bitcoin Cash wallet?

I made a pretty big mistake of sending my Bitcoin that I had on Coinbase to a Bitcoin Cash wallet that I own on my Exodus wallet instead of the Bitcoin wallet. I can see on Coinbase that the address ...
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How can 24 words allow a user to recover a public and private key?

I understand that the Ledger Nano S allows one to create a 24 word recovery phrase. A) Why is it better to have users keep a 24 word recovery phase as backup than to keep the public and private key ...
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Re-generate a past private key

I know that every public key has a private key... I am wondering how to regenerate a private key that was generated by my Blockchain app (using a plain text passkey, which I am assuming was converted ...
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How to derive the private key associated with a Coinbase multi-sig vault address

When I created a multi-sig vault on Coinbase, I obtained: A master public key in BIP32 extended format, of depth 0, parent fingerprint 00000000 and child index 0. A private key in WIF format ("user ...
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How can I find a Bitcoin private key that I saved in a text file?

I certainly saved my private key in a text file previously, but I don't know where now. Is there any way to recover my private key?
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How does Trezor's wallet recovery work if the private key never leaves the device?

If the private keys never leave the TREZOR, how can they be restored if I lose it? I am assuming that maybe the private key is generated on the TREZOR and then encrypted before being sent to ...
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Trying to recover a blockchain.info wallet from 2013 w/ a 29 (or 13?) word phrase

I'm trying to check in on some BTC I stored in a blockchain.info wallet 4 years ago (12/2013). I can log into my account just fine, but the wallet with my coins still needs a private key. I've got a ...
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Unrecoverable Funds

If I have sent funds from one wallet to another, but locked myself out of the wallet I sent them to due to the fact I do not remember my PIN and did not write down my pass phrase. Is there any way to ...
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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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Recovering wallet using BIP32/wordlist/.priv file

I was using Msigna but it's having issues connecting to the localhost (Running updated bitcoinqt). I sent coins to my old account without waiting for sync (noob move) but now I'm unable to access the ...
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I can't access my wallet at Bitknock cloud mining anymore [closed]

I was doing mining with Bitknock but they closed the website without informing us. I can't access my wallet. Here is my wallet address fnwg643zjnfwsqks What must I do now? Should I acknowledge ...
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How do I export my private key on MultiBit

I am using Multbit on my desktop, and I want to use my wallet on a another device like my phone.
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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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Any bitcoin transaction to get S1 and Z1 and R value script need

bitcoin transaction to get S1 and Z1 and R value script need Need script that gives bitcoin translation to S1 and Z1 and R value like below link http://2coin.org/txinfo.aspx?txid=...
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Private keys importing in format got by dumpprivkey

I backed up my private keys this way: Opened my peerunity wallet (bitcoin-qt fork), opened Debug window, issued dumpprivkey and I got my private key. Then, I wrote it on a piece of paper (!). Now, I ...
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Recovering private key when someone uses the same k twice in ECDSA signatures

In this blog: http://www.nilsschneider.net/2013/01/28/recovering-bitcoin-private-keys.html the author showed a case that using same k twice will leak private key. Many people know this method. But I ...
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Where can I find code that allows me to calculate Z1 and Z2 from an ECDSA signature?

By following Recovering Bitcoin private keys using weak signatures from the blockchain, I am able to do other calculations, but I have no idea how to calculate Z1 or Z2. There was a public code ...
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How to recover coins from a wallet that uses BIP32 Deterministic Keys?

Say I am using an online wallet that uses BIP32 deterministic keys and the site goes down. I have a backup of my seed (passphrase). Is there a github repo that I can download, run on an offline ...
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How do I export a private key from my Bitcoin-QT wallet if the wallet isn't synced? [duplicate]

I started syncing a bitcoin-qt client, and had somebody send me funds to an address generated in the client. I then stupidly decided to speed up the syncing process and downloaded a torrent of ...
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Recovering the last few digits of a Litecoin private key

Is it possible to recover the last few lost digits (10) of my Litecoin wallet private key? Are there any recovery tools available? Or will I have to try and roll my own? Crucially, what crypto ...
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Cannot access my bitcoins because my wallet is still synchronising. What can I do to spend them immediately?

I have purchased bitcoins and have downloaded Bitcoin-QT, but my wallet is taking forever to synchronize to the network. I can't access my wallet because it is still in the sync process. I have the ...