Questions tagged [spend-key]

One of the two pairs of private and public cryptographic keys that each account has, with the private spend key used to spend any funds in the account.

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If I saved my view key and spend key can I recover my wallet if my mnemonic seed is lost?

I accidentally deleted by my wallet file and mnemonic seed. Can I recover my wallet with my view key and spend key? If yes, then how do I do so?
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What are the “public” viewkeys and spendkeys?

If you create a paper wallet at www.moneroaddress.org or create a wallet with simplewallet, you are provided with private view and spend keys. If you create a paper wallet at https://xmr.llcoins.net/ ...
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What significance does the wallet public spendkey and public viewkey have in a transaction?

I was just wondering what function does the public keys in a wallet address have in creating a transaction or receiving a transaction from someone?
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Can the import\export key images command can be used to check the balance of a paperwallet?

The import/export key images command can be used to check the balance of a view only wallet. But is there a way to use it to check the balance of an already set up Paperwallet? Is it possible to get ...
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In Monero can you sweep a wallet if you *ONLY* have the private spend key?

Monero has 4 keys associated with each address: public view key public spend key private view key private spend key Can you sweep all coins from an address if you only have the private spend key?