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How do you apply "-zapwallettxes" on Windows?

-zapwallettxes removes all wallet transactions that are not in the blockchain. It can remove "stuck" transactions, although you don't need this feature in normal operations mode. Solution A) On ...
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Should I be worried that bitcoincore.org now suddenly only provides an "unsigned" Bitcoin Core installer?

Beginning with Taproot? Hmm... Something about this feels scary to me. Your mistrust is misguided. So, they are no longer making "signed" installers? The releases are still signed with ...
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bitcoin-cli commands like createrawtransaction not working with json on command line

When looking at the Bitcoin Developer Reference I saw an example where they use two additional '' before and after the list of inputs in comparison to you. For your input, I also got "Error parsing ...
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bitcoin-cli commands like createrawtransaction not working with json on command line

Try rewriting your command to bitcoin-cli -testnet createrawtransaction "[{\"txid\": \"12b8e7ede4992f4d30f93idj3085746951d945e39f40becebd7c290af8c2e7ad\", \"vout\": 0}]" "{\"...
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Could not locate RPC credentials Error

You're getting this error because bitcoind isn't running. Once it is, it will create an authentication cookie, and bitcoin-cli will be able to connect. To start bitcoind from cmd prompt, type: cd C:/...
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Run bitcoind as a service in windows

Install Download NSSM Comment out #daemon=1 from bitcoin.conf with comment #incompatible with windows service Shut down bitcoin-qt, bitcoind, bitcoin-cli to eliminate any confusion nssm install ...
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Creating a raw transaction using Bitcoin Core v0.10.0 bitcoin-tx / createrawtransaction

For the first command, you need to include the JSON in single quotes, like so: $ bitcoin-cli createrawtransaction '[{"txid":"dbdc2e2c7f143af70c5e7e8725f55d226b3c058d7bf34a303091b3c6a514848c","vout":1}...
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What are test_bitcoin.exe and test_bitcoin-qt.exe?

These executables are used to run Bitcoin's unit tests, so that developers can verify that various parts of the code work as designed. They are not needed by end users. From the file src/test/README....
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Noob: new to bitcoin, bitcoind will not run on Windows 10

You can run bitcoind.exe on windows if you leave off the -daemon flag, as the error message says. Then it will run in the command prompt window or whatever you are running it with. While it's running, ...
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0 connections now, but I had been using Bitcoin QT for a while without problems

By using process of elimination , I would do something like this. First, I would reinstall your Bitcoin wallet and see if it works. If it works properly, there was probably a Bitcoind configuration ...
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How can I copy the blockchain from my working client for use with a live CD savings wallet?

bitcoin data dir link in the wiki: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Data_directory ... shows where all the data files are located, the "a proper folder" link from ThePiachu 's post seems to have died since.
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Solving PyCrypto 2.6.1 errors for Python 3.4 (Windows7 x64)?

Binaries available for Python 3.4: https://github.com/axper/python3-pycrypto-windows-installer 32 & 64 bits As outlined here on SE, binaries available for Python 2.x - 3.3: http://www....
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Bitcoin-qt console on cmd

While you have bitcoind or bitcoin-qt running with the -server option, you can then use bitcoin-cli to run commands. It's part of the bitcoind package. If you have your conf file in a custom ...
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Windows 7 : Unable to start bitcoin server using daemon in regtest : bitcoind -regtest -daemon

In the command line on windows you must type just bitcoind -regtest whitout -daemon
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Where is the downloaded Ardor blockchain stored on windows and linux?

On Windows (when using Ardor mainnet) the blockchain will be downloaded to your "C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Ardor\nxt_db" folder. Make sure that you can see hidden folders. You can find your ...
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Where can I find Armory 92.3 for download?

A version for XP can be downloaded from github. This is actually 93.3 not 92.3. It says "Armory 0.93.3 for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8+ (64-bit)" I have not used this version and cannot vouch for it in ...
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Why does Bitcoin Core keep saying "X days left" every single day?

As Pieter pointed out, it sounds like your Bitcoin Core is not shutting down cleanly when you turn off your computer. This could happen for example if the shutdown process does not wait for Bitcoin ...
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Why does the first bitcoin client only supported windows

If you want a definitive answer, you'll need to ask him I'm afraid. My best guess is that Windows development was the thing he was most familiar with (or even only familiar with). The coding style was ...
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How can I pick the data directory of Bitcoin Core on Windows 10?

You'll want to set the option -datadir=<path-to-your-drive> either when starting bitcoind, or in your bitcoin.conf file. If you add it to bitcoin.conf, you'll need to restart your node for the ...
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Insert a password to a wallet.dat file from windows cmd

Using the info @Prayank provided, I managed to do it the following way: Run first cmd session and changed directory to where bitcoind.exe resides. Then run bitcoind.exe Run second cmd session, changed ...
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Does bitcoin 0.16.1 work with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Windows 10?

it should work, but filesystem access from within WSL might be slower then using the windows server. There are some benchmarks available. Perhaps another alternative to consider would be running ...
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How can I run Bitcoin Core with the -zapwallettxes option in Windows OS

First always backup your wallet.dat prior to actions then Try running "C:\Program Files (x86)\Bitcoin\bitcoin-qt" --zapwallettxes=1 or "C:\Program Files\Bitcoin\bitcoin-qt" --zapwallettxes=1
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Login Problems with Greenaddress

If any of the steps fail, comment below, I'll try to help. 1) Follow the tutorial here to install Ubuntu for Windows 2) Set your Username and Password 3) Type sudo apt-get update -qq After ...
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WSL PATH command help

It is a command that you enter into the command prompt. This isn't a file or something that you have to add to a file, just type it (or copy and paste it) into the command prompt once the bash shell ...
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Does the OS make a difference for mining?

The major difference that you would face is the graphic driver support. That kind of influences the performance as well. Windows is best suited that way because of extensive driver support for almost ...
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Stratum proxy on Windows

If anybody is searching this in the future: CoiniumServ can be self-compiled from the github source and runs on windows.
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Running Bitcoind as a service on windows 10

I think you need to add -daemon to your command in order for this to work. Also, you have -regetest in your command which implies that you want to use the Regression Test network (regtest). Besides ...
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How to run --zapwalletxes command?

--zapwalletxes You're missing a 't'. It's -zapwallettxes. Also, you may need to adapt the path to the actual installation directory of the program on your computer.
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