Felling worried because of your transactions is not showing up?
Well maybe you should download the blockchain!
You might ask how do i download this chain?
It happens automatically!
You can see how much you have downloaded is the down right corner of your client:
(this pic might be outdated, the current block count is available here: http://blockexplorer.com/q/getblockcount
You will not receive any transactions before you have downloaded the whole blockchain.
It is most likely why your transactions don't show up.
Found this post useful, please consider donating some of your 'recovered' coins to 1EJXbMi5CjHeNmUQNpZgg72HWzEMX8tVja
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