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After a lot of searching I found how to set the datadir path to download the blockchain on my SSD instead of my :C/ drive since that's almost full

and now that it's downloading the blockchain i would normally be able to open the wallet without issue but It's giving me an error saying "Ethereum node cannot run. Is another instance running?"

I assume it's because on starting the ethereum wallet exe file from my computer while the blockchain data is on my SSD, but when i tried starting the exe file from my SSD is says "the progrom can't start because node.dll is missing from your computer"

anyone have an idea of what i should do?

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  • What is your geth command line?
    – Ismael
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 0:12
  • the command line i use is --datadir G:/Ethereum --cache 1024
    – Vexilus
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 21:14
  • From Ethereum Wallet it is launched with --fast --cache 1024 --ipcpath \\.\pipe\geth.ipc, try with the extra parameters. Another option is to pass the parameters to "Ethereum Wallet": To pass options to the underlying node (e.g. Geth) use the --node- prefix, e.g. --node-datadir.
    – Ismael
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 21:33
  • See this answer ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/21646
    – Ismael
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 21:36
  • Im sorry im dumb I don't really understand so I would launch Ethereum Wallet through cmd with "--datadir <location> --fast --cache 1024 --ipcpath \\.\pipe\geth.ipc" with the ipc path part am I locating that particular file? or am I setting the location for that file to go?
    – Vexilus
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 23:10

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