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Author Topic: electrum wallet - what if I "lose" electrum.dat?  (Read 1098 times)
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April 03, 2013, 09:24:56 AM
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What do I lose exactly if I misplace or corrupt or forget to back up my most recent electrum.dat wallet file?

I still have the main password + private key, just say the electrum.dat isn't up to date or gets lost completely?

On a similar note, what if someone else gets hold of this single file, but doesn't have the password or private key?

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April 03, 2013, 11:54:04 AM
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You can use the seed to recover your keys if you lose your wallet file since Electrum uses deterministic wallets.
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