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Can I recover an account with just the Private key (no json file) [duplicate]

I have read a few things lately That in order to securely store an account, one should save the json file and private key. I'm wondering If the json file is really needed though. Say I were to lose ...
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Import unencrypted private key into ethereum wallet [duplicate]

I have an ETH adress. I have an unencrypted private key. How to import these in MyEtherWallet? Or another Desktop Ether wallet? Don't answer with an howto for Mist or Geth, because I use ...
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Import private key into ethereum wallet [duplicate]

Hi I am running the Ethereum Wallet Ethereum-Wallet-win64-0-7-2. 1. I want to import an unencrypted private key without running some additional software, is this possible ? 2. Is is possible to ...
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Transfer MEW Wallet to Mist [duplicate]

I am new to Crypto. I made a new wallet on MyEtherWallet sometime ago. But, now i want to move that wallet to Mist. One way to do this would be to just create a new mist wallet and transfer my ether ...
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Creating keyfile and address from private key [duplicate]

What is the logic behind Ethereum creating key file and account account address from the private key. I am able to import a ECDSA private key to create an account. Same account address is generated ...
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Importing a ethereum brain wallet into the Mist wallet [duplicate]

After creating a ethereum brain wallet, how can you import this into the MIST wallet?
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How to backup mist wallets?

I know I can backup the keystore files from my running ethereum client which holds my accounts. But how can I backup wallets created with mist? Is it enough to write down the public address where the ...
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How can I make new account by JSON-RPC?

I'd like to make new account by JSON-RPC.I've checked the wiki of Ethereum, however I could not find out how to do that. I've found call existed accounts, but it isn't what I want. eth_accounts ...
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What happens if MyEtherWallet will go offline?

I created a wallet on myEtherWallet. Let's assume that in the future this website doesn't exist anymore. Is there any way to access my ether? Or will they be gone in the blockchain?
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Are there other Vanity Address generators available?

Are there any Ethereum vanity address generators available other than: Vanityreum (python) Vanieth (go) Which is the fastest? Can they be optimized further? What is the use-case of vanity ...
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How to generate a keystore (UTC) file from the raw private key?

If I have the plaintext private key, -how- can I generate a geth-compatible keystore file using Node.js? I think I need to encrypt it using the scrypt algorithm by supplying a password, but I don't ...
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Getting private keys of geth accounts

Just the opposite of this question How to import a plain private key into geth or Mist? I would like to know how can I obtain the private keys of the accounts created with geth in this way: $ geth --...
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Export Metamask account to JSON file

I'm trying to use ethers-ens which requires an ethereum account in JSON format. How can I export or generate an account.json from my metamask account? Is there another way to use ethers-ens without ...
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How to import a plain private key into Parity?

Basically the parity version of this. Can Parity import raw private keys or Geth keystore files?
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How to recover presale wallet password from mnemonics

I have the following stored in my secure password manager from the presale: A 40-character hexadecimal address A 64-character hexadecimal private key A list of 24 mnemonic words Something I called "...

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