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June 04, 2011, 08:31:35 PM
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What happens if I reformat my PC?
How can I backup my bitcoin data and stuff?   Embarrassed
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June 04, 2011, 08:32:55 PM
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You should backup your wallet.dat
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Securing_your_wallet
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June 04, 2011, 08:48:21 PM
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this is such a stupid question i know, but wheres the password for my wallet, i dont remember entering one and i certainly cant find an option to edit it... :S

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June 04, 2011, 08:54:30 PM
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There is no password for your wallet
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June 04, 2011, 08:57:44 PM
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im confused, so if someone wanted to do a runner with my wallet all theyd have to do is copy the wallet.dat and delete my one?

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June 04, 2011, 08:58:51 PM
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im confused, so if someone wanted to do a runner with my wallet all theyd have to do is copy the wallet.dat and delete my one?

That is correct. Wallet encryption is planned for version 0.4
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June 04, 2011, 09:42:11 PM
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im confused, so if someone wanted to do a runner with my wallet all theyd have to do is copy the wallet.dat and delete my one?

That is correct. Wallet encryption is planned for version 0.4

thanks for that!

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June 06, 2011, 05:29:12 AM
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im confused, so if someone wanted to do a runner with my wallet all theyd have to do is copy the wallet.dat and delete my one?

That is correct. Wallet encryption is planned for version 0.4
Version 0.4.....now I'm confused.
Version 0.4 of what?  Bitcoins?  Huh?  I don't get it  Embarrassed
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June 06, 2011, 05:45:53 AM
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Version 0.4.....now I'm confused.
Version 0.4 of what?  Bitcoins?  Huh?  I don't get it  Embarrassed
yes,
we are on V0.3.21 ATM

In the Beginning there was CPU , then GPU , then FPGA then ASIC, what next I hear to ask ....

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