How To: Restore bitcoin/dogecoin/litecoin/etc… cryptocurrency Wallet
How to restore your Crytocoin wallet from a backup.
After a scenario like a system restore or failure, you may find it necessary to restore your wallet from a backup. Here is a simple guide on how to do this in Windows XP/Vista/7/8.
This process is going to be more or less the same for all coins, however there can always be exceptions that do not follow this format.
1) Download Client
Go and download the latest version of coin wallet for your coin you are looking to restore.
2) Sync Wallet
3) Replace Wallet.dat
Navigate to your clients storage location, and locate wallet.dat. Rename it to wallet.dat_old.
Windows Vista/7/8 C:\Users\ User Name \AppData\Roaming\ coin name Windows XP C:\Documents and Settings\ User Name \Application data\ coin name
Copy your backup wallet.dat into the folder.
4) Load Wallet
That should do it.
Start -> Run -> ” explorer %APPDATA%\<crypto coin> ” copy old wallet .dat into directory, replacing the current one
Please let me know if you have any questions.
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