Bitcoin Forum
December 14, 2017, 03:48:41 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: New bitcoin-qt wallet doesn't recognize old wallet.dat?  (Read 851 times)
mcippolito
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 4


View Profile
February 21, 2014, 02:50:25 AM
 #1

.
1513223321
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1513223321

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1513223321
Reply with quote  #2

1513223321
Report to moderator
There are several different types of Bitcoin clients. The most secure are full nodes like Bitcoin-Qt, but full nodes are more resource-heavy, and they must do a lengthy initial syncing process. As a result, lightweight clients with somewhat less security are commonly used.
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
Altoidnerd
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 406


http://altoidnerd.com


View Profile WWW
February 21, 2014, 04:37:35 AM
 #2

Quote
Does the new client not recognize wallets from clients circa January 2013?

I just did the same exercise and all went off OK.

What OS are you running? Give a bit more detail and I can try to help.  

e.g. is this a new computer?  Can you toss this wallet.dat somewhere else (or where it came from) and try that?  Tell me all about your situation.

Do you even mine?
http://altoidnerd.com 
12gKRdrz7yy7erg5apUvSRGemypTUvBRuJ
bitpop
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2184


https://keybase.io/bitpop


View Profile WWW
February 21, 2014, 03:57:11 PM
 #3

You must rescan, it will the a long long time

Reputation  |  PGP  |  DigitalOcean  |  TorGuard  |  Ethereum Classic
Bitcoin: 3DSh6AnmvBpDJFUz2mnLirMLmTMcFs9nDm
Bitmessage: BM-2cXN9j8NFT2n1FxDVQ6HQq4D4MZuuaBFyb
Kaligulax
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 182


View Profile
February 24, 2014, 02:47:31 PM
 #4

I dont think that is true... surely you did something wrong

1FxCUCAij9FT9fXQSqYHHMiaELhRTAhui6
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!