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A wallet manages a user's private keys. Wallet software is used to send and receive Bitcoin. It also keeps track of the user's transactions, addresses, and balance.

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Change addresses in old backups

I have a very old wallet backup, from 2011, from bitcoin-qt, I imported it to bitcoin core, but I seem to have only one address, seems that I have no change addresses in the imported data. Is the ...
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Can someone please help me figure this out

So I had an app called tokencancoin I moved all my crypto into this app and I did what's called binding a wallet address to their app so I have three specific wall addresses, but I can't figure out ...
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Can I still use old wallets after pruning?

I want to move my node to a laptop with less than 70gb free space. Would pruning make wallets older than pruned blocks unusable? If that is not an issue, what files should I copy to my new node in ...
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Lost Bitcoin wallet

If I have wallet address only, part seed phrase can I get access to Bitcoin wallet. Can bitcoin.org find IP logs from date of wallet download.
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Webpack issue with tiny-secp256k1 and ECPair

I am developing a browser extension using Webpack v5 and incorporating the bitcoinjs-lib and ecpair libraries to create a Bitcoin wallet. However, I am encountering an error when attempting to load ...
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How to import private keys from Multibit 0.5.13 to another wallet?

Can anyone help trying to recover funds from my multibit wallet? I have the key file and private keys. Is there any way I can import them into another wallet? I tried to sweep them with electrum, that ...
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How do i restart my account after replay in progress has me stuck [closed]

Every time I try to use my account.It says transaction is not possible because a replay is in progress.
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Bitcoin Wallet Crash Report

I was into bitcoin back when it started years ago, but over the years I got busy with other things and forgot about it until all the recent news. I was able to locate two emails from 2011 notifying me ...
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Sparrow to Remote Bitcoin Core 403 issue

Sparrow v1.9.1 Bitcoin Core v27.0 When trying to connect remotely from Sparrow to my remote Bitcoin Core node, I am getting: Could not connect: Server returned HTTP response code: 403 for URL: http://...
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Why are there fees for arbitrage trading and wallet transfers?

Deciding which exchange to buy BTC from (and sell at a future date) I wondered if I could choose one with the best fees for buying and a separate one with the best fees for selling and if this is even ...
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Receiving Money on Electrum

I just started using Electrum noticing there are quite a few Public-Private key combinations(addresses) in the wallet. Every time I do a 'receive' transaction, Electrum uses a new Public key. This has ...
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How to use unencrypted mkey to derive all private keys by BIP32 path?

The wallet is damaged, I only have the unencrypted master private key, How to recover the wallet?
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Can I run a Bitcoin Core 27 wallet on two devices at the same time?

I have two machines (desktop and laptop) and I use the laptop as a backup device. Can I use the same wallet on both of them at the same time?
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If my wallet address changes, do I still get funds from old wallets?

No funds are lost but I have a question around my bitcoin wallet setup. I am due some funds soon and I gave my address/wallet id (I guess address is the main thing). However, since then my wallet id ...
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Can not find or remember exchange

About 4 years ago i gave my son some BTC for his Birthday.... Trying to teach him a bit of financial responsibility..... he created a wallet, on an exchange i believe, i wasnt part of that, as i ...
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What is a safe amount of characters in a passphrase?

The coldcard and trezor both has support for a passphrase. What amount of characters in this passphrase that would be considered unbreakable with current technology and within some years of ...
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error reading configuration file : parse error on line 1 server -1

After installing the program, I encountered this error. How to eliminate this error? When running the program, it gives this error thanks. (bitcoin core)
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Xpub used to create vendor addresses, btc not seen in wallet. How choose which derivation path is needed?

2020 I used xpub to generate btc addresses. Little did I know these would not be picked up by my wallet. I still have all the keys for my wallet, but any wallet program does not seem to be able to see ...
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How to move paper wallet funds to another wallet

I have an old paper wallet and private key. I want to transfer bitcoin from this wallet to another wallet? How can I accomplish this? I tried this on coinbase for example by going to: I click “...
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How to use Bitcoin Core as a wallet without leaving no traces that used the wallet?

is it possible to open a wallet file, do transactions and anything you need, then backup the file inside a veracrypt container, move this file elsewhere outside of the drive running the full node and ...
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Changes for bitcoin.conf file and details on the testnet network bitcoin-core

I have installed bitcoin core testnet and it is now synchronized with the network after 24 hours. My question is about bitcoin.conf file. I will tell you the procedure I used to install: I created the ...
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What specific packages are required to be installed in order to create legacy wallets?

When attempting to create a legacy wallet using bitcoin-cli, I get the following error: bitcoin-cli -named createwallet wallet_name="[...]" descriptors=false load_on_startup=true error code: ...
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How do Bitcoin Wallets Maintain Address Balances?

Does a Bitcoin software wallet (not the Bitcoin core wallet) read the entire blockchain to gather balance information? Or does it read the UTXO set? Or some other data source? Does it need to read it ...
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Stolen BTC, in 2012 [duplicate]

Back in 2012 I purchased bitcoin from a company called " Bitcoin Nordic " Who where acquired by " Coinify "in 2014. But the funds where transferred. My wallet is zero. I have the ...
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Signet mobile phone wallet

I have been using Testnet with bitcoin core and mobile wallets from Bitpay and copay using a testnet wallet. Testnet is currently broken, and I need an alternative. I have discovered Signet, and ...
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Bitcoin core wallet

Can anyone point me in the right direction I downloaded the bitcoin core qt wallet wee while back all the files that come with it are everywhere not in the right path I don’t know much about this ...
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bitcoin-cli listtransactions fee amount is way off, why?

I am using the default signet network, my txid is 3923927eb3b6213bab5d0bee8364a87eafe357cb4d42ce6c587f0372735c7ff0. bitcoin-cli listtransactions shows a fee of 0.00596777 when in reality the fee is 0....
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Sweeping paper sweeping private keys from 2009-2010 into electrum wallet

I have several wallets from 2009 and 2010 that have not been touched since day one.I recieved 25 dollars USD worth of BTC for downloading and running a program in the background. Im guessing i was ...
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Security concerns with walletpassphrase

I have some security concerns with walletpassphrase: If it stores the passphrase for some unit of time. ie. so you can send funds, surely if the server is compromised, within that timeframe, the ...
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How can I recover bitcoin core wallet after encryption with password?

I have backup of wallet.dat file before I encrypted it with password. I also do know the password. I deleted my server and all thing has gone but I have back up of wallet.dat file in computer. I send ...
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How to turn a just watch electrum wallet to HD

Hello everyone I have an electrum wallet and it's in just watch mode and I'd like to change it to an HD wallet in electrum. How to go about it if it's possible?
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How do you load a regtest wallet?

Running Bitcoin Core 27.0.0, how does one load a regtest wallet if the name of the wallet is unknown? bitcoin-cli -regtest loadwallet <name?> Steps I've tried listwallets No wallet is listed ...
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Technically speaking, how are transactions recovered with a private key?

I have tried searching for this answer but I must not know the right keywords or something because I can't find an explanation anywhere. There are 2^96 addresses per private key and ~865,000,000 ...
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Can I sign multisig transaction only with private key in a descriptor based wallet?

I created a multisig wallet using bdk. It seems to accept descriptor with owner wallet's private key and other participating wallet's public key. Is it possible to create a multisig wallet where only ...
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NBitcoin, how to implement wallet restoration? How does it work?

at first sorry for my ignorance, I have little experience at bitcoin programming. Im trying to implement a very simple wallet using NBitcoin library. I have done some work, but now Im stucked with ...
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Is it Safe to Share a Wallet File Between Multiple Bitcoin Core Instances Using the New Wallet DB Technology?

I have a setup where a single stateful Bitcoin node (with a watch-only wallet) is no longer sufficient due to being a single point of failure and the increasing load of requests. Consequently, I need ...
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Buy Bitcoin with NBitcoin c# Web App

I have been using the NBitcoin lib with c# to create a Bitcoin wallet app. I have pretty much sorted out the creation of the wallet and everything that this entails. What I need some help with is on ...
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I sent bitcoin to an Electrum address I created but I can't access it. can anyone help

I went on a market set it all up everything was good to go but when I set up a refund address just in case something went wrong , in the process of sending the funds to the vendor I accidentally sent ...
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I have the phrase words but I donot know which words shall i insert to get my wallet back , what shall I do?

Trust wallet I have my 12 phrase but I am not able to get my trust wallet back
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Connecting Genesis Mining to a bitcoin wallet

I am a noob to bitcoin and want to know a few things-: I saw the Genesis Mining pricing here. Now my question is that if I use cloud mining can I transfer that amount to my Bitcoin wallet ? Like ...
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Bitcoin wallet generation with P2TR

I am a newbie in bitcoin development and I just started it with bitcoinj library for Java. I can get the code snippet to generate bitcoin wallet and legacy address. Timestamp createdAt = Timestamp....
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Decoding a base64 wallet from 2014

I have a Bitcoin wallet file (not called wallet.dat). That has a string that looks like this: FuXjd1EjroiAURK ... 5zYDsaaP/1FizzJo0IrkwEe6bmN7av0ww== I omitted the middle part (...), it is 728 ...
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How to recover bitcoin from Coinbase?

My Bitcoin wallet has generated 1st key and, later, the 2nd one. I have used the first address for a transaction from my coinbase exchange to my coinbase wallet, but the funds did not arrive, perhaps ...
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Can hashtype in BTC scriptSig contained value other than 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, 0x82, 0x83?

As per hashtype value in https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OP_CHECKSIG or https://developer.bitcoin.org/devguide/transactions.html#signature-hash-types, hashtype could either be 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, ...
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Is there a way to create a BTC wallet with an unusually nice Bech-32 address?

For example, let's say I want a wallet address that contains only numerical digits, or that contains only letters from the first half of the alphabet. How can I ensure I get such an address?
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Can't sign using Trezor T derived multisig wallet using Electrum | Invalid script_type

I created a P2WSH multisig wallet using Electrum 4.0.9 using a single Trezor T, to which I sent a large amount of BTC. Electrum allowed me to set up the wallet using the same device when I used two ...
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Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() only return legacy addresses?

Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() (or "Create Request") only return legacy addresses? How do I make it create bech32 addresses?
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How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt?

How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt? Is it even possible? Cheers
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What is the "extended private masterkey" line of a dumpwallet file?

What is the "extended private masterkey" in a dumpwallet file? It begins with xprv.
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There is something wrong with my wallet

I currently have 1,557,166BTC=27.841,23 dollars. And I have a transfer right now at Blockchain. And this is like the sixth time, in the last two months, that I've had a transfer, and was unable to ...

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