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New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« on: October 17, 2013, 09:14:09 PM »
Hi Guys
I am new to using bitcoin and i downloaded multibit , I would like to know how i can backup my bitcoin wallet , I want to reformat my PC and i was told that i should back up my wallet before reformatting my PC. I would appreciate some help from users here.
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Re: New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013, 06:17:36 PM »
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Re: New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013, 06:55:54 PM »
Why don't you use electrum (http://electrum.org/)?

It is easier than anything else. No backup needed. You just need to record your seed and password.

p.s.: Of course you will need to transffer your funds from multibit to new addresses on electrum.
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Re: New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2013, 10:17:23 PM »
Why don't you use electrum (http://electrum.org/)? [nofollow]

It is easier than anything else. No backup needed. You just need to record your seed and password.

p.s.: Of course you will need to transffer your funds from multibit to new addresses on electrum.


Thanks for replying , actually i haven't even started with multibit yet so i guess i am on the safe side :) i just wanted to find out all the necessary information before i start using a bitcoin system and now that you've advised me to use electrum , i guess i would check that out as it sounds easier to use. Anyway is electrum a secure system ?

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Re: New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2013, 10:58:27 PM »
>Anyway is electrum a secure system ?

It is open-source. Very safe. I never heard about any serious problem with electrum.
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Re: New to bitcoins: how do i backup my bitcoin wallet ?
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 06:53:08 AM »

>Anyway is electrum a secure system ?

It is open-source. Very safe. I never heard about any serious problem with electrum.


Thanks , i just downloaded and configured electrum , however i can't find my bitcoin address ? how do i find it ?


 

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