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Unable to update forge on windows

I am trying to run foundryup on windows to update foundry. Tried with git bash, it gives me this error : foundryup: installing foundry (version nightly, tag nightly) foundryup: downloading latest ...
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wsl installation on windows terminal

I'm trying to install the wsl on my windows 11 terminal but this is the error I get: Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Install the latest PowerShell for new features and ...
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Issue with installing ZoKrates on Windows

I am trying to install ZoKrates from source to use in my CMD in windows 10 following this guide https://zokrates.github.io/gettingstarted.html, but I am getting stuck at the following command: cargo ...
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has anyone seen this error installing brownie?

Banging my head against a wall trying this. have tried uninstalling cytoolz, pipx, and reinstalling but keep getting this error trying to install brownie. Collecting click==8.1.3 (from eth-brownie) ...
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Truffle not finding any functions (uncaught TypeError) or acknowledging debug commands (uncaught referenceError) on WSL

I'm trying to get started with using Truffle but I keep running into issues with the SimpleStorage contract and getting Truffle to work. I'm able to deploy the basic SimpleStorage contract and do x = ...
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Hardhat not installing in VSCode on Windows 10

I wanted to install Hardhat in VSCode but it's not installing. I first ran "npm init" then I ran the command "npm install --save-dev hardhat" and I keep getting this error message ...
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HardHat recommends WSL2 for windows, but why?

Our work machine is a windows VM and no WSL options available, so I wanted to understand why Hardhat recommends WSL2? so that we can better understand the tradeoff we may be making when doing our ...
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Start node automatically on Windows restart

I need to run a private Ethereum network (clique protocol) on Windows server: how to run the geth command automatically every time the server starts or when the service goes down? So far I tried to ...
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Truffle installation -- naming conflicts on Windows

Wanted to follow this tutorial to deploy a Defi app. I use windows and wanted to follow this mkdir your-project-name # I know its making a directory cd your-project-name # Iknow I'm entering that ...
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Truffle migration from within WSL not connecting to Ganache

Truffle migrate and test would not connect to Ganache [
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Why does `brownie run <script>` fail with FileNotFoundError even though the script does exist? [duplicate]

I have been trying to run a python "Hello" code using brownie run scripts/deploy.py I am obtaining the following output: Brownie v1.17.2 - Python development framework for Ethereum ...
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Getting `No Python at ...` error trying to install Brownie with pipx on Windows

When I try and pipx install eth-brownie I get the following error: PS C:\Users\karee\web3_py_simple_storage> pipx install eth-brownie No Python at 'C:\Users\karee\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\...
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Can’t Install Eth-Brownie on Windows 10: pipx fails to build cytoolz, saying that "Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 or greater is required"

Good evening! I'm going through the Free Code Camp Solidity/Blockchain tutorial and for the life of me, I cannot get Brownie to install properly. When I try and install through pipx I get the ...
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'brownie' is not recognized as an internal or external command on Windows 10

I downloaded eth brownie via pipx install eth-brownie and got 'eth-brownie' already seems to be installed. Not modifying existing installation in 'C:\\Users\\HP\\.local\\pipx\\venvs\\eth-brownie'. ...
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Problem while compiling a solidity contract with truffle

Each time that I compile a contract with truffle I get this error: (cmd) # Compiling your contracts... > Compiling .\contracts\HW.sol Error executing vyper: 'vyper' is not recognized as an internal ...
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Remixd Windows 10 - Absolute Path

Cannot find the right Absolute Path For Remixd on Windows 10. I have tried both remixd -s C:/MyProjects/SmartContracts --remix-ide https://remix.ethereum.org remixd -s C:\MyProjects\SmartContracts --...
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How do I get started with Ethereum in practical terms?

I've read on the official website. I understand the "overall idea". I also think I can buy Ether, so that's also not what I'm asking. I'm simply wondering how I actually start using it. The ...
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How to download the blockchain of a single ethereum contract’s address?

The blockchain required to run ethereum is several Terabytes large. This means more than 9 years would be required to download it with my connection speed. In my case, I just want to know if the ...
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How do i connect geth to web3.py using IPC on Windows?

I'll briefly explain my setup before describing the problem in detail. I am on Windows 10 and using the geth client in Light Sync Mode, along with web3.py on Jupyter Notebook and Metamask as a wallet....
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cannot "npm install -g truffle" in PowerShell - #ERROR (cannot find module 'original-require')

What's this error? How can I resolve
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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 [email protected] 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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