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Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Microsoft Windows series of OS.

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Problem to start bitcoin-qt

Hi (Sorry for my English) I have installed bitcoint-qt but i can not start the program. Error! System: Windows 7 prof 64 BIT Error: Problemsignatur: Problemereignisname: APPCRASH ...
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digitalcoin wallet won't sync

I've had my digitalcoin wallet open for a few days now, hoping it would eventually sync back up but it's seemingly stuck, not necessarily at a specific block, but around 3 days back, whichever block ...
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Crashing problem when running 2 x 7950's on Corsair CX750 in mining rig

I currently have 2 PC's with a Corsair CX750 PSU in both of them. I bought 4 x Sapphire Radeon 7950's with the intention of having two in each PC. The cases are open and the GPU's have been mounted ...
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CGMiner freezing on anything above intensity 16

I have 2 x Sapphire 7950 Boost cards running on Windows. I can only get them running stable on intensity 16 using CGMiner. Anything above that and the whole system freezes up (screen stays on but ...
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Is wallet.dat transferable between OS?

Am I able to transfer my wallet.dat from Ubuntu QT to Windows QT by backing up the file and pasting in the other operating system?
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Where can I find a worknig fedoracoin wallet for Windows?

I downloaded the fedora coin wallet but when I open the file it says “file incomplete or damaged”. I download it from fedoracoin web site more than ten times with the same outcome. So where can I ...
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Where is bitcoin.exe?

I need to make a request through cmd.exe (commandline), but the only .exe file I can find is bitcoin-qt.exe, which doesn't respond to "getinfo", "getaddressbalance", etc. How can I find bitcoin.exe to ...
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How to use bitcoin from command line in Windows?

In Windows, how can I get what I get with "bitcoind getinfo" in Linux?
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Is there a rippled Windows binary available for download?

Is there a compiled Windows binary for the Ripple deamon rippled available for download? I only found its source code...
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How can I view the Blockchain locally on my machine?

I'd like to view the blockchain on my Windows 7 machine. Right now I'm looking under roaming/Bitcoin/blocks, and trying to open blk00000.dat . I can't read any of it though, it seems the text is ...
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Is Bitcoin database cross platform compatible?

I want to use my Windows 7 Bitcoin database (the block chain I downloaded + my wallets) on Linux (Debian). I run Debian as VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host and share the Bitcoin data folder (C:/...
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I'm trying to compile bitcoind on Windows but build_unix for db-4.8.30.NC is empty. What do I need to do?

I've been working on setting up the proper environment to compile litecoin, and have been following the instructions from this: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=1dl8pkva2oqpjsd3h455k7hrj7&...
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No Miner can connect to RPC Server

I'm new to this BitCoin, as in read about it yesterday started with it today. This technology has intrigued me to the level I cannot explain, its truly genius! Back to my problem, I have a NVIDIA ...
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Cannot get BITCOIND RPC connection working on Ubuntu 12.04 or Windows 7

OK, I recently posted trying to get help connecting to BITCOIND using Ubuntu or Windows 7. In Ubuntu (Virtual Machine under Win7 64bit) 12.04 Desktop LTS I have the following written in my BITCOIN....
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Bitcoind under Windows 7; RPC port 8882 not opening

Using Win7 64 bit I'm trying to get bitcoind (v0.8.5) to work. Bitcoin.conf has the following content (in the %appdata%\bitcoin dir): rpcuser=12345 rpcpassword=12345 I run using command line: ...
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Is there a Bitcoin price alert application that can use data from BitcoinCharts.com?

Is there a Bitcoin price alert application that can use data from BitcoinCharts.com? Something like a windows desktop alert is what I have in mind. I need this as I am trying to monitor prices of ...
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Move bitcoin data from Windows to Mac

Is it possible to move the Blockchain data from Windows to Mac? The wallet on windows is synced, the one on mac is not. The wallet on Mac has had some bitcoins sent to one of its addresses. Would it ...
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Bitcoin Mining on Office Network

I'm a bitcoin novice and i've read a bit about mining. It got me thinking that I could setup our office network to min bitcoin (obviously with permission) We have a centos linux server which is on 24/...
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How do I find a renamed wallet whose name I can't remember?

I bought BTC in 2011 and renamed my wallet.dat to something else that I cannot remember. How can I find my wallet file on my computer? I'm prepared to use the command line and scripting.
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CgMiner past version 3.4 cannot see USB Block Eurptors (Windows)

I've been using CgMiner 3.4.1 since late September. It can see my four USB Block Erupters, and works: cgminer version 3.4.1 - Started: [2013-11-20 07:48:07] ------------------------------------------...
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In rippled.cfg, what to use for [node_db] on Windows?

I am trying to run rippled, but it is stating that I am missing [node_db] from rippled.cfg. In that file I can see # Note that HyperLevelDB is unavailable on Windows platforms # [node_db] type=...
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cgminer fails to start with error “error opening terminal: dumb”

I'm using Windows 8 x64. I've downloaded the latest cgminer (3.4 at this time), but when ever I try and start it I get the error message: Error opening terminal: dumb I've seen various post that ...
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What is the best Windows release for bitcoin-qt or bitcoind [closed]

I want to run bitcoind on one of my servers. I tried Windows Server 2012 but after a couple of days bitcoind process freezes and I can't even kill the process(Access is denied). I want to reinstall ...
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0 connections now, but I had been using Bitcoin QT for a while without problems

I had been using my Bitcoin client for months on my Windows computer running XP. One day, I have trouble connecting to anything else on the internet, but my Bitcoin client seems to be running okay. ...
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How do you load the Android bitcoin backup key onto Bitcoin Qt?

I have an Android wallet key and I want to load it onto my windows desktop. I am using Bitcoin-Qt, but i dont see an import option anywhere. How can this be done?
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Where is the location of the private keys of my wallet on my PC?

I have searched this forum and the internet for information on the location of the private keys of my wallet on my PC and found no answers. I am using Microsoft Windows 7 and installed the Bitcoin ...
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Does the MultiBit linux jar file run in windows?

A windows system has a standalone java and is not recognized by the installer. A jar file can be run on the command line. Is the MultiBit linux jar and the windows installed one the same?
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Block data error, reindexing blocks

Bitcoin QT finished syncing this weekend after d/l for Windows 7 on Thursday. Today, probably 2nd or 3rd time running it, an error came up right away that index could not be found. What would cause ...
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How do I throttle mining in Phoenix 2.0 to keep my cards cooler?

I need my rig to run slower (silent during the day) and full speed at night. i've figured out a way to replace the config file every x hours but I can't see what settings will actually slow it down. ...
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Doesn't GUIMiner work on Windows 8? [closed]

I use GUIMiner to mine bitcoins using my graphics card, and in a pool. I've upgraded to Windows 8 this morning, but now GUIMiner won't launch! All I get is the icon in the taskbar for a few seconds, ...
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Where is the part in code related to the installation on Linux/Mac and windows?

Where in the source code is the part related to the GUI and platform depended installation?
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Is there a command line Bitcoin CPU miner for Windows?

Is there a Bitcoin miner that I can run using the command line on Windows? I want a CPU miner, not a GPU miner.
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Is my p2p server set up correctly? When will I see inbound connections on 8333?

I've had a Windows host up at 23.23.246.5 for both Bitcoin and Namecoin and I'd like to make sure its configured correctly. So far when I run a netstat I see the services below and a few things ...
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How do I properly shut down bitcoind on Windows? I get error: EnvShutdown exception: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery (-30974)

I am running bitcoind in Windows (interactively) and pressed "control c". The following error was displayed: EnvShutdown exception: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery (-30974) Is ...
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How do I test that blockchain p2p replication is properly, securely exposed to the internet?

I have bandwidth and CPU to spare and I'd like to participate in the P2P nature of sharing the blockchain to other peers. How can I properly, and securely participate? Also, how can I test or verify ...
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Why won't bitcoind work correctly on windows 7?

When I go to bitcoind using "bitcoind -daemon" in Windows 7, it won't run in the background. When I type that, it just sits there and does nothing. If I keep it like that and open another command ...
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Why does merely having Windows Media Player open double my GPU hashrate?

I'm using poclbm to mine under Windows... processor is an AMD A6-3400M with integrated Radeon HD 6250G GPU. When Windows Media Player is closed, I get a rate of 16 megahashes/second, but when it is ...
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Is there a Bitcoin gadget for Windows 7?

Is there a Bitcoin gadget for Windows 7, which features conversion rate with EUR? (i.e. EUR/BTC)
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Interoperability of Bitcoin clients

Is it possible to operate on the same wallet from multiple devices? If I run, for example Android on a device, and Windows/Linux on another, how do I share the same private key(s) of my wallet between ...
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How do I fix GUI Miner stuck at connecting?

GUI Miner v2011-08-24 just shows "connecting..." when trying to connect to slush's pool. The console shows: 2011-12-31 14:00:49: Running command: poclbm.exe smithd98@gmail.com.macbookpro:4fuqPtrI@...
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How can I copy the blockchain from my working client for use with a live CD savings wallet?

I have the Bitcoin client installed on my Windows PC, but I want to set up a savings wallet with better security that I access with an Ubuntu live CD. I don't want to have to download the entire ...
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How do I build Bitcoin source in Windows 7?

I am trying to build the current Bitcoin source in Windows 7x64 - Does anyone know of an idiot-proof tutorial? Some of the steps in the included doc give me errors. When I try to tar openssl with ...
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Why are coin miners (such as GUIMiner) a “threat” in Windows Defender?

I opened up my GUIMiner and I got a rather unfriendly "Win32/CoinMiner" threat of "Medium." I installed this program knowingly, so should I be concerned? Is this just a problem because people have ...
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How do I configure the Bitcoin client for SSL on Windows?

Specifically I would like to connect to bitcoind from an outside system but I'm concerned about security. I've seen where others have said that SSL support is built into the Bitcoin client but how do ...
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Why does poclbm acquire 100% CPU?

I recently switched from WinXP32bit to Windows7. While under XP poclbm took about 5% CPU Time of one core, now it uses one core with 100%. Is there a specific reason for that? I now use AMD/ATI ...