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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My C: drive in my WINDOWS PC is almost full. How can I change both geth and Mist path to relocate my blockchain files?

I read here somewhere that I have to execute geth --datadir "NEW PATH". But this solution: 1) Doesn't work in a permanent way for me (it will actually point geth in that direction but if I after ...
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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 ...
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How to Mine Ether and use Ethereum on Windows?

Which programs should be installed and what do you need to do to start mining Ether and use Ethereum?
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Windows Wallet, Beta 7, stuck at 460,000 out of 663,000?

My friend downloaded the Windows Beta 7 wallet and as you can see in the picture he is stuck at block 460.000. Also the "out of" blocks statistic keeps jumping between 663,000 to 1,000,000+. Even ...
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Ethereum Wallet 0.5.2 >Confirm Encryption Loss> message when extracting zipped folder

Trying to download Ethereum Wallet 0.5.2 mist off github and I after downloading I click through folders and get the following message: This occurs when I attempt to extract the compressed folders. ...
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How to I update to the latest wallet version (0.8.3) on Windows 10?

I've been using Ethereum for a while and have quite a bit invested so I think it would be wise to update to the latest version. I visited the GitHub page and downloaded the latest Windows installer ...
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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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How to install Solidity on Windows?

I've been following the tutorial at https://www.ethereum.org/greeter , but when it gets to the point of installing Solidity, it is apparently no longer maintained on chocolatey so that step doesn't ...
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Install Solc Compiler on Windows 8

I need a command line compiler in order to make an expert system that automatically builds, tests, and deploys systems of smart contracts based only on metadata. I have tried for several days to ...
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MIX issues on Windows

I've been involved with Ethereum for few months and am getting really excited about the functionalities it offers. Actually I'm trying to develop some contracts and deploy on the blockchain. I use ...
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Blockchain syncs in Mist, but not in Geth?

I'm trying to mine. When I try syncing in Geth, all my handshakes fail and I cannot add peers. My port 30303 is open and syncing still doesn't occur with the --nat=none flag. Mist syncs no problem. I'...
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Can't enter any commands after starting eth on Windows

I'm running the eth client (0.9.41) on Windows 10 using the following command: eth --frontier -b -i as stated here. The program hangs and I'm not able to enter any commands. The last produced ...
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Mist 0.8.1 crash under Windows 10

I've just downloaded Mist 0.8.1 under Windows 10 (fully up to date). It was working at first, but is now crashing after the sync. I followed these steps, maybe something here munged the preferences? ...
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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 ...