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It creates a copy of the wallet file. Bitcoin Core doesn't support recovery from just a key or seed phrase (at least, not yet).


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For multibit classic, you can install openssl and use it in command lines to decrypt an encrypted private key file: openssl enc -d -p -aes-256-cbc -md md5 -a -in multibit.key -out key.txt -pass 'pass:myPassword'


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There is currently no way to make such a backup of a Bitcoin Core descriptor wallet. There are open PRs that will allow you to export the descriptors stored in the wallet, however these have not been merged yet.


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when you create the wallet, you will be shown the seed used. that is when you write the seed down.


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