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How can I recover or reset a lost wallet password?

Let's say that a user has lost or forgotten their password. Is there a way to reset the password or recover it?
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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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Ethereum Wallet Password Recovery [duplicate]

I recently moved some ETH to the Ethereum Wallet, but I must have committed a typo by accident when creating the password, as I cannot send it from the account now. Can someone please help me ...
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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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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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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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How to track a missing transaction on private testnet?

I'm having trouble getting a couple test transactions to show up in the destination account balance. Code is below. Appreciate someone pointing out whatever move I've made... Running geth as: geth --...
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Anatomy of a Geth Wallet File

Just want to make sure I can fully recover a geth wallet. There are many parts to a typical wallet file: {"address":"ethaddress", "Crypto":{"cipher":"..aes","ciphertext... So basically theres the : ...
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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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How to access ethaddress.org funds if the private key is blurred out?

Tried out the paperwallet and sent 1 ether to the address on the screen as a test. After that I noticed the private key on it is blurred out. I generated another and found the same thing on the ...
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How do I release 25 ether from a Wallet Contract I accidentally created a few months back?

When I first started with Mist, I sent 25 ether to a Wallet Contract. It showed up on Mist for a few weeks and disappeared. I see the transaction here: 0x7de54cbb5ab805bfbb96014f415799712d5ada35 ...
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Which password is required to unlock my accounts?

What password is my geth 1.3.5 ethereum wallet asking for when I try to send a transaction? I am having trouble figuring this out since I don't remember a wallet password on setup.
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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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Ether.li recovery algorithm does not work for me, how to overcome this?

Unfortunately, I have used Ether.li to store some Ether. Now I want to recover my Ether Classic (not supported by Ether.li) by setting up the contract manually on the Classic blockchain. That is so ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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I need help importing wallet contract into mist after my old laptop got wet and had to get new one

Could someone please help me as I am lost here. I am holding some ether in mist. I have the ether in a wallet contract for storage as I read this is more secure than a normal wallet. I came home ...
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Mist password not working. Is there a way to open a new account?

I have a mac. How do I delete mist and re-download it + blockchain so I can start fresh? My original password is not working (only 1 eth in it so not worried about loss). If it needs to be deleted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wallet Address recovery from Mist

EDIT #2: I believe this actually may be a non-issue after all. Am I wrong to believe that the DTH will use a contract to withdraw the ETC and in order to avoid duplication of addresses on both ETC and ...
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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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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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Ether.li Wallet lost?

I created a Ether.li wallet but missed to press the finish button on the page where you note your keys. Then i transferred money to the wallet which was not saved. After i got on the Ether.li hompage ...
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I've forget my presale password and i'm trying to recover it with pyethrecover [closed]

Can someone help me please? I'm using pyethrecover and i've got this bug when i'm trying to bruteforce with some password :
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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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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 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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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 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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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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ETC Split to non-hf wallet - lost?

I think I may have lost all of my ETC. Following Vitalik's instructions laid out here: https://blog.ethereum.org/2016/07/26/onward_from_the_hard_fork/ I created 2 new wallets on the same wallet ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...