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October 15, 2011, 07:04:30 PM
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Hey Guys,

I know this is a stupid question, but since i don;t know for sure i'll just ask it:

I am upgrading my pc with a new ssd Smiley, so i'll install a new windows.
is it enough to just copy my wallet and then paste it on the new bitcoin client on the new OS?
or should i store the bitcoins on an online wallet, and just send them to my new bitcoin client?
(which online wallet is trustworthy?)


Thanks for the help!
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October 15, 2011, 07:07:52 PM
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1. exit client.
2. explorer %APPDATA%\BitCoin
3. copy wallet.dat
4. Re install windows.
5. Re install Bitcoin software.
6. Place backed up wallet.dat to %APPDATA%\BitCoin
7. Run bitcoin with "-rescan" option

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October 15, 2011, 07:11:40 PM
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Thank you for the really fast help!
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