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1  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / Re: setting up a new node on: December 03, 2019, 01:36:04 PM
If you're only looking to use Bitcoin Core as a wallet, you can still prune the blockchain. This would still benefit the network in general, just to a lesser extent.

I have 2 questions-
1. How to prune the blockchain? pruning happens after downloading the core or before. As suggested by ETFBitcoin also, a pruned blockchain will be prudent?

2. i intend to use the Core as a wallet. what more can be done with a full node?
2  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / Re: setting up a new node on: December 03, 2019, 04:37:00 AM
If you're absolutely have no idea what to do, i suggest you to share your hardware specification and OS you use since each hardware/OS have different configuration and optimization.

I am going to use my laptop for this. its a 64bit windows 10 pro, 8GB RAM, with 500GB HD (Free-300GB). will this free space be sufficient.


If you're unsure about the requirements (RAM, disk size etc.) and want a more detailed guide, read this article: https://bitcoin.org/en/full-node#windows-10

I am gonna follow the windows setup mentioned here.
3  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / setting up a new node on: December 02, 2019, 03:10:11 PM

folks,
I am new to bitcoin, i want to setup a node...any guide /pointers in that direction is appreciated. This could well be answered in this forum, pl redirect me to that.
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