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The process of recovering a wallet from cold storage using its mnemonic seed or private key

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Possible to save progress of "refresh" in wallet (mid-refresh)?

Is it possible to save the progress of the refresh command in the monero-wallet-cli in the middle of a running refresh -- before it finishes reaching the end of the blockchain? I need to pay an ...
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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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Monero GUI shows an invalid transaction (Trezor Shamir Backup)

After restoring from a Trezor Shamir Backup, and installing a fresh Monero GUI 0.17.3.0 on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, an invalid transaction appears in the history. On Windows and a previous version of the ...
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My Monero coins are no longer in my reinstalled Monero wallet

I set up my Monero wallet in 2018. Having changed my computer, I recently reinstalled my Monero wallet using seed words. After successful reinstalling the wallet, there are no Monero coins in the ...
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Cannot Recover Monero Wallet with Trezor [duplicate]

I’m trying to recover a Monero GUI wallet on a new MacBook Pro. (My old MacBook crashed and can no longer access it.) The Monero wallet was created with a Trezor T and I have a 12 word Monero seed ...
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Android Monerujo wallet doesn't detect monero wallet files from another phone

I got a new phone and installed Monerujo, but the old wallet files from another phone located in the Monerujo folder isn't be being detected on the new phone even though the directory structure is 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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Wallet not Syning

I'm using the Monero GUI wallet. My internet connection is 110Mbps. I left a private node running on Windoes 10 all night via ethernet connection. I also have an older Bootstrap wallet and they both ...
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Persistent Transactions Failed in Monero GUI, can't recover in CLI

All my transactions over the past couple of weeks have been failing in my GUI wallet. I think this means the blockchain data is out of sync. I tried using the "Interface" in the GUI to flush ...
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With no Key file or seed, is it impossible to recover account/coins

After a series of appallingly stupid events, all my own fault, trying to place certain files on an external hard drive, then deleting them and downloading a "fresh" installation, I no longer ...
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How can I decrypt a Monero wallet to get a private key?

I have lost password & secret seed phrase to my monero wallet, but I have the .keys file with me. I have generated a hash of my .keys file but how can I decrypt it to a human readable format?
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Can you lose your mined XMR from a pool?

In the past I had generated a wallet and used that address to mine in a pool (minexmr). I had mined for a couple of months and I remember that I gather a "substantial" amount. However, I ...
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I get a "failed to store the wallet" message after trying to update to monero-gui-v0.17.1.9

I am using monero-gui-v0.17.1.6 and was advised to update. When I try to use it,it takes me to the Restore menu. I enter all the correct details but when I enter "next" I get a flash telling ...
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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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Help needed after best friends death to retrieve wallet

Hello hopefully can help me and my friends mum out. My best friend past away suddenly just before christmas and i have started to sort out his affairs for his mum who is 80 years old. I know he has ...
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GUI Wallet balance = 0 although wallet is synchronised and Daemon is synchronized (2240487) using Remote node

Please help! I didn't check my Monero account for a while and now I am unable to login to my GUI wallet anymore. After researching the issue, I decided to delete everything related to Monero on my ...
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Monero GUI not recognising my Ledger X anymore...how can I get it to remember?

I set up my Ledger X successfully back in May 2020 and decided against setting up a password for simplicity's sake. I recently updated to the new MUI 0.17.1.4 - Oxygen Orion in preparation for the ...
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Monero wallet password - recovery of wallet and XMR

I'm in trouble. I don't remember my Monero wallet password. And I don't have the private keys or the 25 word seed. Is it possible to get the password? I'm using the GUI wallet. Does the PC not save ...
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Whonix problem: Wallet Address Changed, Coins Lost

Hi I am new to crypto and I am still learning the basics of things. I hope somebody can help me understand what's going on with this problem I am struggling with for the past many hours. I installed ...
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Why importing wallet from file doesn't work?

I borrowed a Windows computer from someone and used monero-wallet-gui on it to create a wallet stored in the default location of %USERPROFILE%\MONERO. I then copied the wallet directory from %...
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Do I need to wait for the entire blockchain to download before daemon will connect to wallet?

After having been away from Monero from some time I have uninstalled (hopefully) the old version, deleted the files, and have installed the new gui ( 0.14.0.0 Boron Butterfly). I am restoring from my ...
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Why can I not recover my Monero wallet?

The Monero GUI wallet does not accept my password and I do not have the mnemonic seed or written down keys. I have attempted to recover it using the .keys file, but after choosing "Open wallet from ...
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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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The exception unknown software exception (0x40000015) occurred in Monero Wallet

I have ~6.5 Monero coins stuck in this wallet ... I get this error plus and error that says the Daemon isn't working. I have no clue what's going on or how to fix this problem. I'm on v12.2(not 12....
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X-Wallet IOS restore wallet

I have a X=Wallet on IOS,my phone screen got ruined so after a week my phone was fixed but my wallet just sat froze unable to send or receive.i uninstalled the app then tried on other iphones to ...
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Restoring Wallet from Keys file

I have had to rebuild from source to apply the bug fix for a monero-wallet-cli error here: Error: refresh failed: internal error: Index out of bounds of hashchain Before I did, I copied the monero/...
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Monerujo Send Pword Reset?

I can log into Monerujo just fine. I have no idea what my "Give" password is. I can access this wallet because i have fingerprint auth turned on. Is there anyway i can transfer funds from this wallet ...
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How to restore access to wallet in Monerujo with restore password

I forgot my passphrase but have written down Wallet Files Restore Password (CrAzYpass): XXXX YYYY ZZZZ ... How to use it? I don't see any restore button.
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Recover XMO. ltc-xmo through changelly but in XMR wallet

So I Brought XMO thnking it was XMR on changelly and sent it to my XMR gui wallet i've contacted them they've said there's nothing they can do. INPUT TRANSACTION HASH ...
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How do I back up my funds?

I plan to use Monero to receive donations. In case of whatever reason something goes wrong with my laptop, I wan't to be able to keep back ups of my funds. Is this possible? I have an Android phone ...
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Clarification about old generated addresses?

I often create a batch of wallets (on an air gapped RaspberryPi) for later use. But would like clarification on a few things: 1) With these recent forks, are wallets I created with the 0.11.1.0 cli (...
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Recovering monero wallet files on drive that was previously dualbooting Windows and linux. Now I only run linux

I need to do what is explained in the title. I forgot writing down mnemonic key and account address, so I have no clue how else to recover my wallet.. Can anyone help?
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Restore old account 39c

I would like to restore an old account. Not sure how old, but I labeled it as 39c. I think this is a version I downloaded a long time ago, probably around the v0.8.8.6 time - maybe before or after, ...
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How to transfer from paper wallet [duplicate]

Can someone help me. I jut don't know how to transfer Monero from a paper wallet. I tried to down load the 64 bit wallet for windows but it will not sync. What can I do? The wallet just won't sync. ...
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Restored wallet from seed, but balance still coming up 0 [duplicate]

A while ago my computer crashed resulting in me needing to restore my Monero CLI wallet (which is now running on Helium Hydra 0.11.1, Mac OS Sierra) from my recovery seed. I re-synced the entire ...
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Monero wallet stuck synchronising at 39680 using windows

One time for less than an hour, the "Blocks Remaining" were actively counting-down. I have restarted both the daemon and the GUI Wallet several times. I have also left them both up and running for ...
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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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How to access Monero GUI desktop wallet in MyMonero web wallet?

I have Monero GUI and some XMR in this wallet, but suppose I want to access this wallet in MyMonero (without creating a new mymonero wallet and sending xmr to it), how do I do it? MyMonero requires a ...
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Missing one word from 25 word mnemonic seed

I wrote down a mnemonic seed that is missing one word, the position of which is unknown. I was able to locate this recovery tool which is very helpful. However it assumes a 13 word mnemonic seed ...
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How to restore a Monero wallet from Private Keys

How can one import a Monero wallet via Private Keys (from mymonero.com / moneroaddress.org for example) into the GUI wallet? Is there a possible way via Private Spend- and View-Key?
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Trying to migrate monero's from MyMonero to Cli wallet. MyMonero Offline because hardfork

Before I realized the difference between the 13 word mneumonic seed used by MyMonero.com, and a 25 word seed of a monero-wallet-cli, it was for me too late to obtain my address from MyMonero because ...
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How do I use my MyMonero wallet via the Monero Core GUI?

I have been using a MyMonero wallet for quite a while. Can I start using that wallet from within the Monero Core GUI? How do I do that?
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How can I recover XMR sent to my Reddit account with Tippero?

Reddit it currently down. On #Monero IRC they said that it was possible to contact operator of tippero to claim XMR tips even if Reddit was down. How would I go about doing that? I am not in hurry ...
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How to create a 12 word brain wallet seed that is compatible with monero-wallet-cli?

I know there is https://xmr.llcoins.net/addresstests.html and https://moneroaddress.org/ but are these good enough rng for creating seed? I hear you could do roll a 6 sided dice 100 times for good ...
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If I have to reformat a disk where I'm storing a wallet, if the OS is Ubuntu, which files should be be saved prior to the reformat?

I have a wallet on an Ubuntu installation, and I need to wipe the disk. I have sent transactions from the wallet, so I want to preserve that history. In any wallet show_transfers will provide the ...
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What data do the wallet files contain?

I see 3 files with the name of my wallet: wallet-name, wallet-name.keys, wallet-name.address.txt What is stored inside them? Does the wallet store the public and private keys and nothing else? Or ...
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How to get an external wallet to work on monero-wallet-cli?

I generated a wallet using https://moneroaddress.org/, and want to get that wallet to work using monero-wallet-cli (or anything else that I can actually spend monero on). What's the best way to do ...
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How do I restore a wallet with seed?

I am running monero.win.x64.v0-10-0-0 on windows 10. I am trying to restore a wallet with a seed but do not know how to do it. When I open monero-wallet-cli after monerorod synchronizes it asks for a ...
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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

For example, to prevent problems if my dog eat my usb stick with my wallet, is it safe to make backup of wallet ? If so, what would be a correct procedure to make (i.e, what are the important part ...
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Can I restore my wallet with the mnemonic seed even if the seed words are changed in the future?

I am thinking that even if the seed words change or the mnemonic seed option is removed all together I can still recover my wallet with the old mnemonic seed by using an old version of the wallet. Is ...
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