I forgot my password and also my private key, but i have my keystore and also the address. Please help me.

  • You could try bruteforcing the encrypted keystore file to recover your plaintext private key. But that depends on how long/complex your password was
    – user9402
    Aug 3, 2017 at 14:13
  • Sir plz how can take my password plz help plz Aug 4, 2017 at 12:08

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install ethereum wallet on you'r PC and do this steps To backup your wallet you will need to make a copy of the key file(s) located in your ethereum directory.

Linux: ~/.ethereum/keystore Mac: /Library/Ethereum/keystore Windows: %APPDATA%/Ethereum The file should look something like this:


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    I don't think this addresses the original question; it does not deal with Parity, restoring existing accounts, or missing passwords for private keys. It is, however, a valid way of locating the keystore for back up purposes (which the OP already has) for geth.
    – lungj
    Aug 3, 2017 at 13:29
  • Sorry, I did not read the question well
    – TahaBA
    Aug 3, 2017 at 13:54

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