Questions tagged [windows]

Questions pertaining to Ethereum clients or software specifically on the Windows operating system. Typically the bug or question would, most likely, only occur on Windows or is Windows-specific.

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Building Prysm on Windows

I'm currently following the steps to build Prysm from the instructions on Github: https://github.com/prysmaticlabs/prysm At the step for building the beacon chain I ran this command: bazel build //...
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Cannot connecting Remix to LocalHost!

I'm using windows 10 and i cannot connect VScode to Remix, i have both 'npm' and 'node.js' installed on my system. But i cannot connect to LocalHost. It works for me on ubuntu, but again only on Brave ...
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Api do not return response with promise handling, works without it

I have already deployed ethereum private blockchain network on linux and on windows 10, but api's do not return response. For example contract.methods.freezeAccount(address,tempStatus).send({from:'...
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Block sealing failed err=“unauthorized signer”

i am trying to run geth environment on windows after i have successfully set it up on linux. When trying to deploy contract on geth like i did in linux it produces following error. loadScript('...
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How to install web3 latest version manually in windows10?

I used npm install web3 which would install (as of now) v1.0.0-beta.41 But it gave me the following error: E:\sheep\node_modules\sha3>if not defined npm_config_node_gyp (node "C:\Program Files\...
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How to setup Testnet in Windows?

What are the commands for windows power shell to make a testnet. I require steps to set up testnet in private network in Windows OS.
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Unable to install web3 js for windows10

I am trying to install web3 using command npm install --save web3@1.0.0-beta.26 However, it is failing with error : verbose node v8.9.1 verbose npm v4.6.1 error code 128 error Command failed: ...
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setting up parity on windows

Trying to setup Parity and Kovan to use Melonport app. Downloaded latest stable version of Parity 2.0.7 from Github as instructed and double clicked parity.exe. Starts terminal session which seems to ...
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WINDOWS - Geth rinkeby account balance 0 when the balance has 9+ Ether

So I've been using geth on windows in order to deploy my truffle project on the rinkeby testnet using an account where I have 9+ ether. To get in sync with the chain I used (I previously added my ...
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In windows, what do I type in powershell to connect my dApp to a liteserver? [closed]

In windows powershell, what do I type to connect metamask to a liteserver? >
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IPFS Config on windows 10

I'm trying to execute these commands on windows 10 ./ipfs config --json API.HTTPHeaders.Access-Control-Allow-Origin '["*"]' ./ipfs config --json API.HTTPHeaders.Access-Control-Allow-Methods "[\"PUT\",...
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“'parity' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.”

I downloaded Parity installer from here : https://www.parity.io/ and then installed it on computer with OS Windows 8.1. Then even I restatred computer. However, when I use following command: parity ...
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How to be sure “Parity” is installed on Windows?

I installed Parity after downloading and running exe file from here : https://www.parity.io/ However, when I use following command to connect to Ropsten as follows : parity db kill --chain ropsten ...
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Please enable network time synchronisation in system settings geth windows 8.1

I'm learning Ethereum and following this tutorial to setup private chain on local machine. All works fine, however when I try to run the node(s) it displaying me an warring Please enable network time ...
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Windows 10 private net can't connect to the other peers, geth: 1.8.11

System information: Geth version: Geth/1.8.11-unstable OS & Version: WINDOWS10 I modified the main net Genesis config parameters in DefaultGenesisBlock in genesis.go, and I replaced the ...
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How to get smart contract run time bytecode from network without compiling anything?

Simple question, but I couldn’t find the answer anywhere. How to get the exact bytecode of a smart contract (not creation bytecode) when the source code of contract is available on https://etherscan....
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Ethereum wallet stuck on loading

I have installed Ethereum Wallet and switch it to the Ropsten Testnet after first start, it synced all blocks. After restart I am trying to run it, but it stuck on loading splash. I am on Windows 7, ...
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How to use/start testnet with Ethereum

I'm new to Ethereum and try to configure the initial test network. I have installed geth and I believe that it has been synced (geth folder current size: 48.7 GB) There are three folders in appdata: ...
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How do i know if my sync is in fast mode? [duplicate]

I entered "geth" command from my powerShell comandline. There was no ChainData directory. I am running Windows 10 64 bit. I downloaded Geth v1.8.3 for windows 64 bit The machine has 250 GB SSD. The ...
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Unable to install Truffle - Command Not Found

I am unable to install Truflle on my Windows 10. I am running latest versions of npm and node. I have tried uninstalling and then reinstalling but it still doesn't work. I have installed Truffle ...
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Does Quorum works with Windows?

As the tittle says, I would like to make a demo but I don´t know if Quorum supports windows.
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GTX 1070 Hashrate dropped from 30.8 to 28.3. Settings not changed

I was running at an overclock of +600 on the memory clock and was getting about 30.8 for my hashrate. I tried overclocking to +700 but it didn't seem stable as I got some minor artifacting after about ...
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Install Ganache UI on Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Ganache on my windows 8.1 machine. I downloaded the Ganache.appx from the official Ganach website. I furthermore installed the Windows 10 SDK. As pointed out in the ...
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How to overclock 8 * NVIDIA 1080 8 GB GPU with Claymore on ethOS or Windows 10?

Do any Ethereum miners have experience overclocking Nvidia 1080 8 GB GPU’s using Claymore on Windows 10? According to multiple conversations I’ve had today with experienced miners, even those ...
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Windows - Can mist be used from the command line?

I see that mist can be used from the command line in Linux, but the mist and/or ethereumwallet commands don't work in PowerShell or even Git bash in Windows. Is there any way to use Mist from the ...
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Running two instances of geth on Windows - protocol stack: listen udp :30303

I'm trying to follow the instructions on this blog to get a private Ethereum network running on my Windows machine. https://btcblockchain.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/how-to-run-private-ethereum-...
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Creating a Linux Docker for parity on a Windows 10 machine

I'm trying to run parity on Docker. My workstation is Windows 10, but the Docker is intended for a Linux machine. Right now I'm having trouble running the Docker with --base-path option, as I keep ...
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Is Trojan:Win32/Tilken.B!cl a real threat? Trojan horse on geth files

Windows Defender accused some geth and ethereum files to have a trojan horse called Tilken.B!cl file: C:\Program Files\Geth\uninstall.exe file: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\...
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geth connectivity behind a firewall

I am trying to get geth to synchronize behind my office firewall. I have a TCP and UDP port opened (incoming and outgoing) as requested in other similar threads, but it doesn't seem to be enough. ...
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Setting up an Ethereum Light Wallet

I want to set up an Ethereum LIGHT Wallet (because I mainly don't want to keep the system running for a week or so to get the blockchain on my computer) on my Windows7 system. Therefore I found a ...
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Console application for generating addresses and private keys

Is there a Windows console application that can generate addresses and private keys as output to the console window?
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Truffle Compile on Windows “Could not find a suitable configuration file” [duplicate]

I am trying to do a simple Truffle Compile on window 10 using git bash but i keep getting "Could not find a suitable configuration file" I have tried "Truffle Compile" after running truffle init. I ...
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How to switch to --node-light in Windows app without losing wallet?

After figuring out how to add geth --light option by adding --node-light to windows shortcut, i'm facing a new problem - apparently switching requires to reimport the wallet, and it expects a .json ...
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Can't launch mist wallet. Stuck after pressing 'launch application' in windows 10

Hi. I downloaded Mist wallet and then after some time when the 'launch application' button came up, I pressed that. However, now I only see the following image on my screen and the figures shown ...
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Windows very slow while mining

I'm using my main desktop for casual mining. Windows 10 i7. 16 GB RAM. GTX1080 8GB. 20MHs. When I'm running Geth and Ethminer, CPU is at 2-3%, GPU is at 100% (obviously). The entire desktop ...
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Ran geth --light, sync at 0%

So sync the whole chain just takes way too long for me, after a whole day of work it wasn't even halfway. I ran the geth --light command and it seems to work. It is showing the correct amount of ...
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When trying to connect to a pool it says ethminer.exe is written wrong or wasn't found

So I started 2 days ago with farming eth and I wanted to join a pool. So I searched up a good pool, for me I chose Nanopool and looked at the tutorials on how to connect. They say type this into your ...
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Ethminer 0.9.41-genoil-1.1.9, fails to submit Hashrate

I am new to this mining, I started yesterday with downloading the chains for geth and today it finished and so I got the newest version of ethminer. But when I start it this comes: JSON-RPC problem. ...
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Is it possible to mine Ethereum with the MultiMiner app?

Are there any pools that are compatible with MultiMiner? It can mine coins with Groestl,Keccak,Lyra 2RE,Neo Scrypt,Quark,Scrypt,Scrypt Jane,Scrypt N,SHA256,X11,X13,X14 and X15 algorithms and,while I ...
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How do I get Ethminer to work again?

THE PROBLEM I AM TRYING TO RESOLVE: ethminer.exe stops working when I execute the bat file below. It initially worked fine for about two weeks and then it stopped working. I have no idea why. I have ...
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Parity Windows slow sync despite --warp/latest vers etc

I run Parity (latest version) on Windows and the sync is super slow. I tried several flags proposed here aswell as the warp mode, although as i understand from teh FAQ this is default now any way?! ...
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No balance after a few days of ETH mining

Ive been mining for 1 day and i still have 0 ETH. I am running a GTX 970 and getting 17 MH/s but after running it for a full 24 hours I got nothing. I've been using MinerGate and running it on a ...
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Brand new miner on Windows 10, with 1060 GTX 6gb

I am a brand new miner, pretty much know nothing about programming (some C++ classes in school). Was using cryptocompare.com guide to get going, but ethminer.exe keeps crashing at the grabbing DAG ...
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Error when installing testrpc / truffle on Ubuntu Subsystem on Windows 10

Node version 7.10.0 npm installed Ubuntu Subsystem on Windows 10 I try to install testrpc and truffle. When I install truffle via sudo npm install -g truffle I always get the following error: ...
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Why downloading the Blockchain with GETH --fast is still very slow [duplicate]

My attempt to install Mist on my PC since May 16, 2017 failed miserably many times. Fact is, I am able to install the app no problem. The problem I have is that it just takes forever to download the ...
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Minergate issues, Windows 10, 6x RX580 GPU, TB250-BTC MB

I have been struggling with this issue for about 3 weeks now and could find nothing on forums and discussions online. I have a GPU Rig with the following specifications: 6x PowerColor Red Devil ...
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Changing install directory? [duplicate]

My Windows drive is almost full. As I actually have two drives, I want to move the blockchain from the default location to the second drive. How can I do it?
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“Skipping non-existent input file” error using solc docker on Windows

I'm trying to setup a local build environment for Solidity on Windows (10). One of the options recommended in the Solidity docs is docker. Superficially, the docker image runs fine: C:\work\eth>...
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Truffle for Windows: I can't make it work

I've installed Truffle v3.2.1 for Windows. If I try to run: truffle console Could not find suitable configuration file. If I run: truffle create:contract MyContract I get nothing but command ...