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Where Do I Download the “geth removedb” tool & how do I use it, Step by Step? [duplicate]

I am reading that many people who are having problems with Mist gobbling up hard drive space (in my case 135 GB - I'm serious - there should be a 5 inch read warning when you download MIST about this -...
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How to clear Ethereum chain data on windows? [duplicate]

I'm using the ethereum wallet, which uses geth. I keep getting the time out of sync error message. I know i need to clear my bad chaindata. How do i do this?
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Help with very slow mist sync

I have seen other posts in reddit where users experienced slow sync times. I am using windows 10 and version 3.7 (I saw on gitter that other users on windows 10 had trouble with version 3.8 crashing). ...
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How can I get a geth node to download the blockchain quickly?

I'm running a geth node on slow hardware. At the current rate of progress it could be several days before I can download all the blockchain. Is there a way to get it to synchronise more quickly?
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How to delete or reset the blockchain in geth? (OSX)

I have a currupt Blockchain and want to hard reset the chain. what do I need to delete in order to start downloading the chain from scratch? I know that there are 2 ethereum folders (I am on OSX): $...
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Geth node starts to sync from the beginning after fast sync

I have synced using the --fast command. Now how should I proceed? I tried stopping it, and then running geth --rpc but it says: Last Header #1311471 Last Block #0 Fast Block #1310224 What should I ...
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Geth Fast Sync imports blocks that have already been synced

I keep having this problem where geth fast syncs normally importing headers and receipts (not blocks) up until a certain point at which it starts importing blocks that I had already synced a long time ...
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Syncing for 5days, where is the end

I am completely new to the mining world and i wanted to try it once. I have a Sapphire R9 290X. I followed all the steps to start mining. Aftert typing in :"geth --rpc --fast --cache=1024" my ...
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Not syncing due to “unhandled trie error: missing trie node”

Having an issue. Was caused by Avast blocking a file after I sent some Ether to Dao. Have removed Avast now that I understand it was messing stuff up. Restarted computer... now when i try to sync it ...
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Where can I go if I still have problems with syncing the blockchain?

I've searched online, this Stack Exchange, including synchronization, and am still having problems with syncing Geth. Where else can I look and try to get help?