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Does specifying the optional passphrase after regenerating a wallet with the same BIP39 word list as earlier create a new, different and empty wallet?

The optional passphrase is included in the generation of the root secret, and adding one after the fact will therefore change the generated secret: Using a passphrase comes with a significant amount ...
cdecker's user avatar
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Lost access to ledger hidden wallet

Is there anyway I can get access to these hidden wallets without the passphrase? None whatsoever. I am offering a small reward if I get it back. Expect to be overwhelmed by offers from skilled ...
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Bitcoin password help,

is it possible to narrow down to an exact number of letters Modern systems of encryption are designed so that the encrypted data does not reveal key length - doing so would be regarded as a weakness ...
RedGrittyBrick's user avatar
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Are there limits to number of attempts at entering a passphrase in bitcoin qt

I am confident there is no limit to the number of attempts at entering the passphrase. This is because the authors know that any such limit can be bypassed by, for example, installing on a VM and ...
RedGrittyBrick's user avatar
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Does the 25th password make the wallet harder to crack?

Adding a passphrase to a seed phrase does make it harder to guess the combination but that isn't really relevant. The seed phrase alone is hard enough. I think people would add a paraphrase for ...
RedGrittyBrick's user avatar
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Does the 25th password make the wallet harder to crack?

Mastering Bitcoin. A highly recommended read if you want to have a deep dive. Generating mnemonic words Create a random sequence (entropy) of 128 to 256 bits. Create a checksum of the random ...
serge's user avatar
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I have a 24 word seed and a passphrase - I need master private key

If you want an easy to use option, you can use Electrum to import your wallet from the seed. Once the wallet is imported you can get the master private key. This can be done completely offline. You ...
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Lost access to ledger hidden wallet

In case you just have a typo, there is a good chance that you can recover your wallet with the help of btcrecover. They have different ways to configure possible typos. You can find more about them ...
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