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A 13 or 25 word phrase used to backup a monero account, available in a number of languages. This 25-word phrase (13 words in the case of MyMonero) has all the information needed to view and spend funds from a Monero account.

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After restored in the MONERO GUI is showing a Different Primary Address - Zero Funds - what is happening

I was checking my funds in my LEDGER NANO S, during almost 2 years was keep without any use. When I opened it a couple months ago, the Ledger Live ask for an Update Firmware, during the update was a 5 ...
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I can't restore my monero wallet gui

My account in my wallet is not correct. When I restore my wallet with seeds I write date when I create my wallet. Remote node was synchronized and in transaction history i see only one transaction ( ...
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sc_reduce32 not working for mnemonic generation?

I'm working on an address generator that's comptaible with the Monero GUI. My seed generator works, however I still don't understand why Crypto Address Test gets a different result when it creates the ...
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ELECTRUM STYLE WORD LIST FAILED VERIFICATION [duplicate]

I am having a problem gaining access to monero wallet via ledger x It will not accept the password so I have tried to restore from seed and the get this message ELECTRUM STYLE WORD LIST FAILED ...
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25 word monero seed english_old - wallet recovery

years ago, I have created a monero wallet and saved my 25 word seed. Today, when I try to restore the wallet using mnemonic seed phrase, it says that it is not valid. When I checked the english.h file ...
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Windows defender quarantined files, Win32/Uwamson.A!ml and now I have issues. Can I restore my GUI wallet without downloading entire blockchain?

I am trying and failing to restore my GUI wallet from mnemonic seed... I have not accessed my wallet for over a year, I recently sent some funds to it. When I tried to view the current balance the ...
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If enough sub-addresses under a single seed are known, can that seed be reverse-engineered?

I'm gonna be accepting XMR as payment for my business. Customers purchase a single item for each transaction, so for convenience on my end I'm planning to have each product paid for through one unique ...
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Create a key pair for a Monero wallet through the seed generator from the BIP32/BIP44 standard

I am trying to derive my accounts of different blockchains via BIP44 standard to have deterministic account hierarchy. I was able to generate keys for BTC,ETH and other blockchains, but not for monero ...
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Convert Trezor seed to Monero compatible seed on Windows?

My Trezor HW is stolen and I can’t access my funds. I have my Trezor seed but I can’t enter it in Monero wallets, as it has the wrong length. How do I convert the seed?
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Corrupted HDD. Restored it with TestDisk. Cant open restored keys in GUI?

Last week my HDD corrupted. I was able to restore it and save most files with TestDisk. However all files are named such as "F26689223" instead of their original file-names. With a keyword-...
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Encrypt and decrypt seed algorithms in Python

I am looking at Luigi's code here. When it comes to encrypting the seed, field 9 on xmr.llcoins.net, there is a comment about various ways that have been implemented for doing this. It mentions the ...
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Can I restore wallet which do not have any transactions yet?

I just created new Monero wallet and want to test if I can restore it with my 25 words seed. However, it always yields me error. What might be problem here?
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Lost Monero Coins but have seed words

Back early 2018 I installed monero full node with intention to learn to mine, then actually purchased 7 coins. I wrote down the 25 words, but was too smart for my own good with the other passkey info. ...
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What is a quick and easy way to convert a Monero private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed?

Is there a easy javascript way to convert a private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed? I understand that Monero private keys are generated using Base58, but where in code does it show me how to convert ...
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Restored monerujo wallet key file and password is not working. What could it be?

I have a monerujo wallet I have used frequently to send and receive. I tried restoring this wallet and key file to another monerujo wallet but the password is not working. The original monerujo wallet ...
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seed generates a different wallet

I was restoring my wallet from seed and my 25 word seed is generating a different primary address from the original wallet I created (and funded). Seed's words are in Italian. 25th word is the same of ...
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No mnemonic-seed was used with initial installation of Monero GUI wallet

No mnemonic-seed was used with initial installation and synchronization of Monero GUI wallet. Is there anyway to use a 25 word mnemonic-seed after the wallet finishes the synchronizing process to aid ...
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I upgraded to a new My Monero App now I lost my coins?

I download the update 0.17.0.1-afc2e84(QT 5.9.9) and now it's taken me back to the original options (language, mode selection, open a wallet etc. Where do I find my old wallet key on my PC? I don't ...
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Generating private keys

So I've been playing around with a Rust Monero library and I wrote this piece of code. fn main() { let msg = "inwardly jester boss puzzled medicate iris terminal problems epoxy atrium newt ...
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How function bytes_to_words() works?

Here are codes in function bytes_to_words(): w[0] = SWAP32LE(*(const uint32_t*)(src + (i * 4))); w[1] = w[0] % word_list_length; ... words += word_list[w[1]]; Then I try a case whose mnemonics are: ...
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Is there a command line tool like bx to bitcoin that I can use with cryptographs

I would like to generate key pairs from seeds manually. However, Monero uses several special methods like Keccak hash function or CRC32 etc., which bx does not provide... Is there a command line ...
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How to convert Ledger seed to Monero compatible seed on Windows?

My Ledger HW is broken and I can’t access my funds. I have my Ledger seed but I can’t enter it in Monero wallets. How do I convert the seed?
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How to generate mnemonics from a random number?

How do I generate 25/13 mnemonics from a random number? I know how to generate Bitcoin style mnemonics with BIP39 (https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0039.mediawiki). However, Monero ...
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Multisig seed recovery wallet

Okay, so I recovered a multi-sig wallet from seed using the monero-wallet-cli. The multi-sig was already created (scheme 2/3), I used my original wallet seed and then completed the recovery with the ...
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How does the seed offset passphrase affect entropy?

I figure that a portion of the random space has to be sacrificed for including an additional passphrase chosen by the user. How much lower is the random space and does the length of the passphrase ...
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How can I use the SpendProofV1 to prove I sent Monero to an exchange?

I've recovered an old wallet, where I previously Monero to an exchange from. How can I use the SpendProofV1, recovered from the History tab of the GUI, to prove I deposited Monero into their exchange?
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Is it possible to change the mnemonic seed of a monero wallet?

I was just wondering it was possible to change the mnemonic seed of a monero wallet?
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Why does imported wallet not show correct balance?

I have imported my seed from CakeWallet to MyMonero on iPhone, but MyMonero wallet balance shows 0 XMR. What is the problem?
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How to convert Bitcoin mnemonic to Monero mnemonic?

I am working on a crypto wallet which supports both Bitcoin and Monero. Wallet first generates a BIP-39 mnemonic and after that mnemonic is used to generate a public and a secret key for Bitcoin. I ...
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How to restore Monero RPC Wallet from seed

I would like to use the seed to restore wallet from RPC. However, I couldn't find it in this RPC command list below. https://www.getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/wallet-rpc.html#...
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Is a mnemonic for view only wallet possible?

It occurred to me that one may wish to restore a wallet on a compromised computer. Perhaps they need to prove that a payment was received. Regardless of whether this is a good idea, is it possible ...
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What do these two lines in electrum-words.cpp do?

Analyzing the seed logic here; Can someone please explain this expression: w[0]= w[1] + word_list_length * (((word_list_length - w[1]) + w[2]) % word_list_length) + word_list_length * ...
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Use bip39 mnemonic to generate monero keys [duplicate]

Is it possible to use bip39 mnemonic used in btc/eth etc and generate monero keys ? If not possible is it possible to generate a monero compatible mnemonic deterministically from bip39 mnemonics ?
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Help please wallet seed restoration

I accidentally deleted my monero wallet. I was having trouble restoring the wallet via the GUI 12.3 using the mnemonic seed. My seed is recognised when I attempt to restore the wallet. I previously ...
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Are mnemonic seeds possible in right-to-left languages?

For Electrum-style mnemonic seeds, words start with a unique prefix, usually the first 3 or 4 letters, so that users can change the rest of the word. But what would happen with languages that are ...
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How to use the electrum seed password in monero-wallet-cli?

I am using more and more commands from the cli wallet and am curious about the following when restoring a wallet: ./monero-wallet-cli --generate-new-wallet mytestwallet --password="blahblah" --...
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Balance not showing [duplicate]

I wanted to have 2 xmr address's so I went to open my wallet w pw and pushed cancel and created new wallet. I read that there was a switch wallet button under settings. I don't see that so I said ok ...
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Can you use the same 24 word seed from other wallets like ledger nano s to generate a monero address?

Is the generated 24 word seed from a ledger nano s compatible with monero core wallet?
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MyMonero is down again, how do I get my money out?

MyMonero.com is once again down for maintenance. Is there any way to get my funds out of my wallet, or are they permanently stuck there?
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C++ program to generate mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and wallet address?

Is there a simple C++ program to generate a mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and a wallet address? The reason I am asking this is because I am working on an iPhone product and I require this to ...
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How do I change the language of the 25 word mnemonic seed in the GUI or CLI?

How can I change the wallet variant (language) of the monero GUI wallet? The real question behind this is that I have a seed in a different language than English. I will have a problem if I want to ...
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How to determine number of used subaddresses after restoring from seed?

Suppose I created and published i=10 subaddresses from which 5 already received a payment. After restoring my wallet from the 25-word seed, how would I know how many subaddresses were already ...
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Why limit the CRC by a modulo of 24 rather than 1626?

When looking through Monero's source code I was intrigued by the choice of the Mnemonic's 25th word which is defined as follow: words += (' ' + words_store[create_checksum_index(words_store, ...
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Why is sc_reduce32 needed?

I recently read a question about sc_reduce32 I stumbled on while investigating on Monero's Mnemonic Seed working. A great tool has been llcoins which states the following when talking about ...
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How to use my 13 word MyMonero mnemonic seed with the GUI/CLI without accessing MyMonero?

It seems that MyMonero.com has been hacked and a lot of XMRs are gone. Mine probably included. I want to check my wallet and send out everything as soon as possible. I setup full node, synced ...
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Upgrading APK version of Monerujo with Google Play Beta version

When I install the new updated v8 Silver Colobus Monerujo Beta version from the Google Play store can I use my existing password and wallet files created by v7 Gray Grilse or will I need to recover ...
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mnemonic seed recovery tool - missing word location unknown

I used this tool on an offline machine to recover just one word (not two) successfully without knowing the position of the missing word by manually moving the word missing until I found a match. ...
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Does using seed to restore a wallet change its address?

I have been using a wallet generated using monero-wallet-cli on Ubuntu. I have not yet received funds on this address, but have been mining in a pool using this address. I had a harddisk problem so I ...
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Do multisig addresses share the same space as regular addresses and produce the same types of keys?

Let me word it another way. Can a normal Monero seed produce the same address as a multisig wallet? And, if so, would that mean that the private spend key generated by that wallet would be able to ...
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Mnemonic seed creation in "pseudo code"

I would like to know exactly what is going on behind the process of creating the mnemonic seed from the string of bits. For example I don't understand why in the vocabulary is only around 1624 words, ...
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