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Questions tagged [wallet-recovery]

The process of recovering lost bitcoins or private keys from a wallet/backup

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Problems restoring wallet

First of all .. yes im stupid. Now .. I had some BTC a few years ago. Thought I had kept it safe, now I seem to have reinstalled the OS on that PC and wiped profile folder. I looked around for a ...
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What is the best way to restore an old Multibit wallet to the new version (and also different OS)?

My files from Feb 2014 (on a dusty old usb) are as follows, all in a directory called MultiBit. directories: multibit.log (containing a log file) multibit-data, containing four backup directories ...
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Bitcoin Core Old Wallet.dat Vulnerability

Own a wallet.dat file from 2010-2011. Yesterday I saw there was a vulnerability which is makes attacking somewhat easier if your wallet is generated by old client and I'm pretty sure my wallet is ...
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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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Electrum 2.7.9 setup never went through the password and seed setup, now I can't send coins

I installed the Electrum 2.7.9 wallet and it never went through the password and seed setup. I ended up with a default standard wallet. I then uninstalled the Electrum wallet and then reinstalled it. ...
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I have my 12 word bip39 phrase but not in the right order

I have my 12 word phrase, but when i enter it in a wallet, it brings up an empty wallet, so i think i probably wrote it down in the wrong order. What can i do to recover my wallet?
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Balance zero after recovering wallet from seed-phrase

I recently got help my some experts on how i can recover my wallet using my private key, so i went ahead and downloaded brd wallet and block chain, then proceeded to recover wallet in the first and ...
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Litecoin Core wallet.dat

I am trying to recover my old LTC account. I still have the address (on blockchain I can still see the correct amount of LTC) and I still hold the old wallet.dat file, which I saved in the past. I'...
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How do you apply “-zapwallettxes” for multbit 0.5.15

I made a transaction a few months ago but the transaction is still not confirmed, the Bitcoins are debited from my account and the balance in my wallet is zero. Information on the transaction The ...
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How does the Ripple recovery key work?

I want to understand the process that occurs when a recovery key is used with Ripple. Can anyone explain either the old process (wallet) or the new process (trade)... there was a massive change in ...
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Locked balance in my wallet

I have transferred bitcoin form copay to my friend wallet 4 months ago and I just realized that my coin never sent to my friend's wallet and status in Copay wallet is "Locked Balance". My question is ...
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Claiming Bitcoin Gold from BTC address private key using Coinomi gives an error - “the private key does not contain any funds”

When I create a new wallet in Coinomi and try to sweep my old BTC private key (BTC since transferred to another address) I get an error - "The private key does not contain any funds". I'm receiving ...
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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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Why is SegWit disabled and old address gone when recovering an Armory paper wallet?

I wanted to make absolutely sure I could recover my Armory wallet with M of N recovery keys. So instead of doing just a test, I deleted the wallet and restored it. But now Segwit for getting receiving ...
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I sent litecoin to my bitcoin address, on my nano ledger

So I am very new to cryptocurrencies and have already made my first mistake. I used shapeshift.io to transfer bitcoin to litecoin, and entered a bitcoin address as the recipient to receive the ...
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Cold storage, transferable to hardware wallet

As far as I understand, hardware wallets generate a deterministic key space using standard algorithms: starting with a (random) passphrase (and more security tokens?), they are able to rebuild the ...
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Is a wallet simply a folder of private keys?

I try to understand how a wallet actually works. I know there are lots of resources around the internet, but I still can't find simple and concise answers for basic questions about wallets and ...
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Problem with NEON wallet

I just started using the neon wallet and everything was going fine. But after I closed it and tried to open it and login again with my key and passphrase it will go on to decrypt my key forever. What ...
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how to import my wallet from blockchain.info into bitcoin-qt?

I have read the related discussions about how to import a wallet and though they are close, the answers does not help with this problem so I'm asking it here and now. I have my bitcoin public ...
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MyMonero wallet recovery with phrase

I'm sorry to both you with this. Mymonero.com has been down for several days and I'd like to remove the monero from my wallet on that website. All I have is the original phrase I set it up with ...
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How can I recover my bitcoin

I bought bitcoins from coin.mx and I understand that the government shut them down,what happens to the wallet and the bitcoins
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I have an issue with my wallet. it is giving me fatal error

Sorry to ask it here because I can not find a better place.. This question is related to my Dogecoin wallet ... I accumulated some dogecoin in the past, but I have not been able to recover them for ...
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Old (2010) Wallet - Can't figure out best and safest way to extract

The following is based on my very limited understanding of the software involved in Bitcoin (I have a reasonable understanding of the structure of Bitcoin itself at a high level). I read an article ...
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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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Reddcoin Paper Wallet

I am new with crypto and need your help! I create a Reddcoin Paper Wallet with a generator from walletgenerator.net I already deposited an amount there! Now I have another reddcoin address where I ...
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Ripples stucked in old Android wallet

Recently I found some ripples in an Android wallet called RippleWallet. This application doesn't exist on the Play Store anymore and I don't remember where I downloaded it (dumb I know but it was 2 ...
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Recover electrum wallet with only wallet file?

I have an electrum wallet file and I thought I created a backup of the seed, but now I cannot find it anywhere. When I try use it with the current version of electrum, it won't open it. Is there ...
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Bitcoin Core QT Fatal Error after moving block folder, can't retrieve Private Key

I have tried installing Bitcoin Core on my PC and without thinking, I went on and bought some coins (I was trying to be organized, so by the time the sync was done I would already have the coin). 90% ...
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Moving wallet without the funds

I've been trying to recover an old ninki wallet to mycelium by using the 12 words. The new walled is being created successfully but I see no funds. I tried to run the ninki-recover script with no ...
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How can I recover privet key with a Root Key

I have on old version of ARMORY 92.3 and my mac and for some reason my mac will not upgrade to the lates version of of Armory I want to recover my bitcoin and the pass phrase is not working the only ...
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Recovery BTC…recovery seed…trezor

my English is not very good and I apologize for any possible mistakes :). Question1 I have a Trezor. He disappeared. I buy a new Trezor and insert 24 words (recovery seed). What then? Do I change ...
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Wallet locked out despite correct password

I am facing a strange problem with my altcoin wallet based on litecoin. I am 100% sure my password is correct but wallet says "password is incorrect". My MacOSX Sierra system crashed few times due to ...
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Wallet Host Error

I have a little bit of a bitcoin in Rushwallet. Rushwallet is closing on April 15, 2018, but last night there is a Host Error and it's still not connecting today with the same Host Error. If I have ...
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PYWallet Help? Trying To Recover 17 LiteCoin. Getting An Error. Spent WEEKS on this b4 asking :-)

So I made a mistake when I was new to Crypto. I used a Desktop Core wallet to store litecoin (17 of them). I somehow removed the program and deleted the wallet.dat file. The second I noticed I took ...
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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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missing bitcoin from ageis wallet

I transferred bitcoin from coinbank to AEGIS wallet and it showed in my aegis wallet as waiting for confirmation...not spendable for days. I accidentally hit the reset block chain option and now its ...
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trouble recovering BCH coinomi wallet

Cannot recover coinomi wallet on android. erased data cache on android. android has back up but I don't know how to access back up. recovery phrase not working.
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Reindexing Custom Directory

I assume it's possible to reindex when your chain is in a custom directory, however when I attempt to run the -reindex it begins the process in the default roaming directory, needless to say this ...
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it seems i bought bitcoins but they weren't associated to by wallet.. is this possible?

my wallet has the same receiving address in the unused addresses as the bitcoin transaction in the blockchain however the bitcoins are not in my wallet. How can I recover them.
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Bity IPhone App gone

I had a couple of bitcoins in a iPhone “Bity” app wallet. I hadn’t accessed that wallet in a few years. After hearing the recent bitcoin value, I decided to get into my wallet to see how many ...
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Find purchase of bitcoins

My son passed away last year and he said he purchased Bitcoins a few years back. How do I find out if he did and if he still has some coin out there?
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20 word seed phrase

Approximately 3.5 years ago I backed up some Lite Coins with a crypto wallet. I don't remember which one and now I want to restore the .dat file that I have on disk. I tried Electrum but the seed ...
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Old wallet backup filename

Years ago I forgot the password of a wallet, and didn't care much about it because its value was low anyway. A few months ago I suddenly remembered a likely password, but now I'd have to find the ...
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Problem recovering lost bitcoin

I am new to the crypto world and I need your help please... My situation is challenging so I will try to simplify it in the following points: I have installed "Bitcoin ABC" and "Knots" on the same ...
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Electrum Recover From Seed Not Working

I created a wallet in Electrum 2.8.2 on a Windows computer a while ago. Recently I tried to recover the wallet on another computer after installing Electrum 1.9.8 on it (newest version available in ...
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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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How do I access my Bitcoin Cash with wallet access, but no private keys or seed words?

I'm using multibit HD, and had bitcoin there before the bitcoin cash split. After the split I moved the bitcoins over to a new wallet, so that I could safely recover the bitcoin cash. The problem is ...
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Need someone to rescue my bitcoins

I am looking for a proven expert to rescue some bitcoins. Here's my predicament... The bitcoin are stored on a 2011 version of multibit, on a macbook pro. The macbook doesn't work anymore. It cuts ...
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Where are my bitcoins?

In 2013 I purchased bitcoins. I have the public key, terminal number, customer Id. Today I went to the company I purchased them from and after logging in, they show I have no balance. I used a ...
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Spendable balance went to zero after unconfirmed transaction

I made a Bitcoin payment, which was unconfirmed for two days. The fee on this transaction was set by MultiBit, and it was a pretty normal fee. I then reset the blockchain on my MultiBit wallet— not ...