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How to recover/find metamask wallet file

So I had foolishly kept my metamask passphrase only on StickyNotes. This meant when my computer crashed, I had to reinstall all my programs, but all my files remained. For some reason my stickynotes ...
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Use Web3 to recover address from message signed by ethers.js?

On the client we are using ethers: const signingKey = new ethers.utils.SigningKey(privateKey) const message = Date.now() const messageBytes = ethers.utils.toUtf8Bytes(String(message)) const ...
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Recover myetherwallet account with json but without password

I have lost my usb stick which contained password for access to my myetherwallet. Are there any ways to recover that, only thing I have is .json file, can I get from it private key or is there any way ...
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Find a lost private key in text files on Mac

I have been developing a web app and used many autogenerated ETH addresses. I stored all of them into one folder in the next format: /storage 123456789/ mainnet.eth.privateKey: "...
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how to use MEW, (not geth or mist) to use a private key to recover access to some ERC20 tokenss

I lost my jaxx backup phrase. I have private keys to two ERC20 tokens (ICN and SALT). I want to use MEW to regain access/link to my tokens on the blockchain. What are the exact steps in MEW to use ...
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Ledger nano s unrecoverable - have ethereum private keys - How do I get this ETH?

Lost the 24 word recovery sheet, and the pin number... I"ve resolved that the BTC is gone, but if I opened in myetherwallet - and produced private key and UPC code - I'm told I could get the ETH ...
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No luck recovering public key after EIP 155

I'm trying to understand Ethereum transaction signing, but for some reason I'm unable to verify the signature. I have a test account, 0xb2c899884790aa9e256a2d4b2256ca3319e64e32, its public key is ...
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How to recover an ethereum account with the mnemonics ? And the other way around, namely to generate the right mnemonics from an account?

No geth, or other command line tools, or clients like MetaMask and Mist. What I need is the exact algorithm to recover an account from mnemonics and the other way around.Appreciate implementations of ...
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Ethereum V1 json with ETH in it ( on the blockchain)

I have an Ethereum V1 json with ETH in it (on the blockchain).. Is there ANY method to use with this file and its associated password to access the ETH within? Thanks
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During ECDSA signing, how do I generate the Recovery ID?

I'm working on authoring Ethereum transactions using ECDSA with SECP256K1. On the tail end of an Ethereum transaction is the V, R, and S values of signing a hash of the message. V is defined as ...
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How can I restore a mnemonic seed with one missing word?

Anyone know how to restore an ethereum wallet from a seed that's missing only one word? I'm able write a program that will narrow down the possible seeds to like 1500 candidates which are considered ...
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Signed message offline does not match public key

I'm trying to sign message with private key offline to prove private key ownership. The issue is that when validating signed object public key from private address does not match output from recover ...
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Recover ETH with TXhash

3 months ago I sent ETH to join Electroneum ICO. My transference apparently arrived once the ICO had closed and my ETH remains locked in the chain. The TxHash is ...
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recover ETH transferred to ETC wallet [closed]

I have mistakenly transferred ETH to ETC wallet from Binance to Kucoin as I have gone through the reviews & noticed that I can only recover my ETH through Kucoin & there is no other way i can ...
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OpenSSL error message when decrypting Ethereum encrypted private key

I'm trying to help a friend recover his password for an older format ethereum encrypted private key (EPK). My friend thinks he knows the password. My plan has been to use his best guess at the ...
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I accidentally sent the same transaction twice because it was pending

I seem to have gotten myself in a bit of a pickle. I sent some ether to another one of my wallets. The gas price was too low and it was pending for hours. I read online that if you send the same ...
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ERC20 token recovery

I am sorry if this is a stupid question but if someone can help I would appreciate it. first I have the keystore to where the tokens were linked to, I already sync completely to the network. I show ...
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Lost password on parity! I do have the recovery 12-word phrases thankfully

I was going to transfer all my SAN tokens from parity to another exchange site only to find out I’ve lost my long password. I was traveling for 4 months so I’m pretty sure i left it in one of the ...
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can parity recovery phrases still be used?

I have a wallet generated by an old version of parity such that it gave me a recovery phrase, since I have forgotten the password. (I think I know the password, but parity disagrees with me). How ...
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Sent ETH from Lykke with smart contract to Binance.com. Account still not credited? What to do? [closed]

Is my ETH lost if the receiving exchange company does not recognize smart contracts? is there a way to reverse transaction or recover the ETH sent?
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Please help! I don't know how to access the BLX I sent to MyEtherWallet - it says 0 balance but it shows on blockchain

I bought some BLX on EtherDelta, withdrew from contract to my EtherDelta wallet, then clicked "Transfer" and transferred all of my BLX to a MyEtherWallet address. Later I got confirmation that it ...
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Recovering transactions from ldb files

I have a geth-based ethereum installation that started crashing with "Missing trie node" errors. In the chaindata folder I have hundreds of ldb files, nearly all of which are around 2.1Mb - but the ...
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What happens if I send ETH to ICN (erc20 token) address when trying to use shapeshift on parity?

The ETH get stuck on the address and when I contact Shapeshift, whey said: Unfortunately we do not own this address. Is it possible that they or the parity have a bug. The address that I used was ...
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Transaction cancelled due to out of gas. How do i recover my ETH?

TXID 0x679d887dd23623c5477bffb62f854215b9736734c89b4579a6e9e1a93457a8c3 I sent with apparently not enough gas, it cancelled, but I still have not received the ETH back in my wallet. How can I ...
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Transferring Ether out of paper wallet

I created a paper wallet for my Ether a few weeks back, and have (stupidly) lost the JSON file that was created during the creation of that wallet. At the time I did not think that I needed that ...
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How to get owner recovery phrase programmatically during keystore file generation?

I've generated keystore file by means of keythereum function generateAddress(cb) { var params = { keyBytes: 32, ivBytes: 16 }; var dk = keythereum.create(params); keythereum.create(params, ...
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Where are my ethers: Etherli wallet withdrawal by using Parity

Last week I tried to withdraw 2.09 ethers from my Etherli wallet to my poloniex account (1). As set out in other questions Etherli suggested performing this transaction (2) however no balance (0.00) ...
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How to recover my ether.li wallet with any other wallet software?

I am facing the following problem with my ether.li wallet, I never had Problems in the past with sending transactions but for the last two days transactions stopped working for me. Whenever I try to ...
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Advises to recover my wallet

I got a wallet from https://www.myetherwallet.com/ and then I downloaded all the files (keystore, qr.pdf and private key). Then I compressed (zip) these files using a password I can't remember (yes, ...
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Transferring ETH from Contract to simple wallet *without MIST and synced blockchain*

I have been trying for weeks to sync the blockchain (it just hangs around block 3798000 - and yes I've deleted the chaindata folder, did geth --fast, etc, etc, etc...). In other words I cannot get ...
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ether.li OTP doesn't work

When trying to transfer funds out of my ether.li account, I'm always getting an error message that I'm entering the wrong code. But it's definitely correct. Ether.li support doesn't reply. Does ...
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Stolen ETH on Ethereum-Wallet DOT info

Apparently Etherum-wallet DOT net is different to ethereum DOT wallet DOT info. I used the latter and transfered ETH from Cex.io to my wallet address on June 2. It has not arrived. Subsequent emails ...
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I sent my Humaniq & Taas coin (from my ico purchase) to my Parity Wallet.

Being a newb to crypto I screwed up. I sent the taas and humaniq coins I bought during their ico to my Parity wallet. Nothing has appeared and I now think that maybe this wallet only supports ethereum?...
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What data makes up an Ethereum “account”? How can I recover an “account”?

(I don't know if "account" is the right term. I suppose an Ethereum "account" is a certain kind of entry in the Ethereum blockchain.) Suppose I create an "account" with geth: geth account new. One ...
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parity - Computer wiped clean. How to bring parity back with my coins?

I've got some RLC coins in my parity wallet/node but computer was wiped clean. How to bring it back. I've saved the 16 different number & letter combinations.
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How can I recover the Ethereum wallet from an old OS X backup?

This is the format of the json backup (sensitive data replaced with 1s): {"address":"1111111111111111111111111111111111111111","Crypto":{"cipher":"aes-128-ctr","ciphertext":"...
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How to login to account with only address and passphrase? [duplicate]

I downloaded ethereum years ago. I forget which brokerage I used, but I created an ethereum account with the geth console and sent money to the address. I recorded the address and am fairly sure I ...
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Ecrecover after eth_sign update with preamble

I've just discovered that with b59c839 geth is now pre-appending the string: *\x19Ethereum Signed Message:\n<length of message>* before signing the passed message. I've read here that to use ...
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Parity keystore wallet recovery

So, I created a new wallet using parity and should have mistyped the password, I am not able to access the wallet at the moment. Is there a tool like https://github.com/burjorjee/pyethrecover for ...
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Presale wallet gives zero funds

I have already asked this question but I post once again as helpdesk people at ethereum are asking to post here: After several years of waiting, I have decided to check how much ether I do have in my ...
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Myether wallet.com balance zero but I had a balance and it shows on the blockchain too

Please help as I have sent an email to my provider myetherwallet.com but so far no response sadly. My knowledge is very basic. I opened an account added funds which showed several months ago but ...
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How to recover EtherLi Multi-Sig Wallet without SMS?

For any reason is phone number in my EtherLi Multi-sig wallet settings wrong. I don't receive the 2nd verification code by SMS due to the wrong digit in my phone number. Please let me know how to ...
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Bought Ether from ethereum presale (genesis) Forgot password [duplicate]

I bought ethereum from the presale. I have the json file but unfortunately forgot the password. Is there a way I can access the wallet?
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How to prove someone has stolen my ether?

About 5 of us at work, got our ether wallets set up by this guy at work, who charged a 10% fee of what we were investing, he had all our information since he set the wallets up for us, since then this ...
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How can I recover ethereum account

I have created geth account. I know the password and trying to access my wallet through below command: geth account update *ethereum_address* I entered correct password but still I am getting below ...
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Parity : Recover from phrase bugged?

Testing it out : Creating new account via "Create new account manually", it shows the phrase in the end, copy it to txt. Deleting Account1, Creating new account via "Recover from phrase" - pasting ...
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trying to recover funds from an older ethereum wallet

I downloaded an older version of ethereum wallet in march. and transferred some ether to the account. I have not uploaded in a few months but when i turn on wallet, it refuses to download new blocks. ...
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How to transfer ethereum keys and blockchain to another computer (parity) [duplicate]

I synced the blockchain, using both parity ang ethereum wallet(parity --geth) on an external vps(digital ocean) Now I would like to download everything to a local computer with scp. I found ...
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Trying to get DAO tokens back to ETH, nothing works

Is it too late or something? Have they run out of ETH to give back? I followed the steps in this question: How do I convert my The DAO tokens into ethers using the withdrawal contract after the hard ...
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Password does not work in Ethereum Wallet

I have read the other threads on this topic where people have shared their experiences of not being able to decrypt their password on the Ethereum Wallet. I had gone through all the steps of setting ...