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January 20, 2013, 01:38:45 PM
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I'm useing the wallet client(the bitcoin-qt ver 4.74),I'm very Uncomfortable about the bitcoin update block must be everyday download?
Is not there a more rapid and effective method?
 

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January 20, 2013, 02:00:57 PM
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Yes, a lightweight client like MultiBit
https://multibit.org/

The bitcoin-qt client download the whole blockchain wich takes a lot of time. But for normal users this isn't required, so you can just use a lightweight client  Smiley
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January 20, 2013, 02:03:52 PM
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Yes, a lightweight client like MultiBit
https://multibit.org/


but the wallet cannot be encrypted with MultiBit so don't use it for large amount!
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January 20, 2013, 05:34:58 PM
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Yes, a lightweight client like MultiBit
https://multibit.org/


but the wallet cannot be encrypted with MultiBit so don't use it for large amount!


I Think so,better be encrypted must be QT version.
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January 20, 2013, 05:42:58 PM
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Yes, a lightweight client like MultiBit
https://multibit.org/


but the wallet cannot be encrypted with MultiBit so don't use it for large amount!


I Think so,better be encrypted must be QT version.
thank you much!

There is a test version of MultiBit with encrypted wallets available (version 0.5.7beta) here:
https://multibit.org/releases/

It is not ready for general release but I must admit I use it with my real BTC.
Just make sure you keep your wallets backed up.


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January 20, 2013, 05:43:48 PM
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Nothing stop you from crypting it with something like TrueCrypt btw.
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