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1  Bitcoin / Mining / Re: How to get started???? on: June 10, 2011, 02:24:06 PM
Ah, ha.. Thank you.

I figured it out, i had actually typed in my username and password in those fields rather than my worker name and password.. is this dangerous? I changed my main password anyway.

How would i find my private address for sending bitcoins or would i even need one? If it's encrypted on disk i assume that keeping backups are a good idea?

If i were to get another GPU, would i have to make a second installation folder for my bit-coin miner and then run the second program from there or do the mining programs support multi GPU systems?

Thanks again for the help.
2  Bitcoin / Mining / How to get started? on: June 10, 2011, 02:05:22 PM
Hi guys,

I'm new here so please don't flame me Sad

I was doing Compute4cash but after finding out it was basically a scam, i want to start bitcoin mining instead. I used to fold and also do the WCG on my rig too.

I've read the sticky and also searched google and spent hours reading, but i still have no idea how to start.
I downloaded Bitcoin from the site and it gives me a bit coin address, is this my private address or public address? can i give this out to pooled mining sites? I also downloaded a Gui miner, and i signed up to a mining pool (BTC guild) and gave them the address that was in my bit coin app should i be doing this? if this is the wrong address, can i make a new one? how can i find my public address?

Every time i start to try and mine, i just get an error that says problems communicating with bitcoin RPC, what is that about?

The miner i am using is GUIMiner v2011-06-09 by Chris Macleod. is this what i should be running with a HD6850+core2 duo?

I am sorry for the noob questions, but i am at my wits end trying to understand how to get started and i can;t find any simple step-by-step guides.

Thnak yhou for your patience
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