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Author Topic: HOWTO: create a 100% secure wallet  (Read 255550 times)
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September 17, 2012, 05:33:46 AM
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Thanks for the hint.
I will try to find my wallet password, I don't remember where I put it!

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September 17, 2012, 01:23:55 PM
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Learning to keep a private cold storage safe is the ultimate skill a bitcoiner should remember if he forget everything else.

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September 18, 2012, 08:23:23 PM
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Armory is set up to provide an offline wallet.  You can even run your account from your online wallet, check balances, recieve payments, even make payments when signed by the offline wallet.  All explained on the site:

http://bitcoinarmory.com/

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September 19, 2012, 12:32:04 AM
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wow, great info
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September 19, 2012, 06:08:04 PM
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Amrory is excellent.  I have used it for a while now, had a first class experience.  The engineer responds to questions about it and is very helpful.  Thoughroughly recommended.

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September 21, 2012, 11:17:35 AM
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Thx you for this advice
there is a lot of stealer that are set to steal our wallet

so lets it keep secure ..
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September 21, 2012, 12:22:47 PM
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very good info for us noobs! I will be rethinking how secure my current setup is. thx.

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September 21, 2012, 03:27:47 PM
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Thanks for the tip
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September 21, 2012, 09:06:31 PM
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A must read for anyone starting building up BitCoins.

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September 22, 2012, 02:47:25 AM
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Without reading all the previous 50 pages, I think the original post can be summarized and updated as follows:

1. Get clean OS image, verify MD5 hashes. Can be Windows or Linux or any other OS.
2. Install on freshly formatted computer. Boot.
3. Install Bitcoin client. Run.
4. Bitcoin client will make a wallet.dat with 100 addresses.
5. Close Bitcoin client. Wait for it to completely close, or just shutdown.
6. Install pywallet and extract keys from new wallet.dat. You can also extract the private keys.
7. Copy wallet.dat and / or the plain text public and private keys and RAR them and ZIP them. You might want to make multiple copies of the same file on the same disk and also on multiple cards, USB flash drives, SD cards, and paper printouts.

Step 1 can be changed to use any Live CD of your choice, I just like Windows and I'm 99.99% certain my copy of Windows is secure as is as long as it is offline and disconnected from any networks.

Alternatively, create private keys using bitaddress.org or vanitygen and import them as needed.

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September 22, 2012, 07:17:49 AM
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Thanks for the info

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September 23, 2012, 01:46:16 PM
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good read, had me chuckling a bit which is always good!

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September 23, 2012, 04:19:53 PM
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Thanks a lot for the help, I had a rat on my computer before and they attempted to take my btc but my wallet was secure so it was cool.

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September 23, 2012, 08:53:12 PM
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Good info.
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September 25, 2012, 04:50:12 PM
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definitely helpful thread for newbies like me.  Cool
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September 25, 2012, 08:31:22 PM
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I also bet fot Armory, it's a beautiful piece of software and the offline wallet is a killer feature:) another nice thing is the paper backup of wallet, it works like a charm..
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September 26, 2012, 01:51:18 AM
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awesome post
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September 26, 2012, 03:26:35 AM
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I agree I would prefer encryption as well
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September 26, 2012, 06:59:30 AM
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Thank you for the infos. Whats about a 2nd security layer with a truecrypt container, only opened if needed?
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September 26, 2012, 10:11:25 AM
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great guide thx!

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