Reviving Garlicoin Wallet (from .dat file)

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Restoring an Old Garlicoin Wallet

Bounty

  • 10 GRLC - WhaleGoddess
  • 10 GRLC - Wcmiker
  • 10 GRLC - GarlicFarm (GarlicWatch.com)

Restoring from Wallet.dat file

If you don't know the password

  • If you have lost the password for your wallet, you may still be able to recover your funds with hashcat.

If you know the password or it is not encrypted

For a fresh install

  • Backup your wallet
  • Place a copy of wallet.dat file in the following directory
    • Windows C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Garlicoin\wallets
    • Linux ~/.garlicoin
    • macOS /Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/Garlicoin/wallets
  • Start Garlicoin Core

Restoring from Phrase/Mnemonic

  • Download Garlium
  • Run Garlium, name your wallet, and choose next
  • Choose standard wallet, then next
  • Choose 'I already have a seed,' then next
  • Enter seed phrase and choose next

Restoring with Private Key to Garlium

  • Download Garlium
  • Run Garlium, name your wallet, and choose next
  • Choose 'Import Garlicoin addresses or private keys,' then choose next
  • Paste in your private key(s) and choose next

Restoring with Private Key to Garlicoin Core

  • Download and install Garlicoin Core
  • Run garlicoin-qt
  • Navigate to Help > Debug Window > Console
  • walletpassphrase "YourLongPassphrase" 600
  • importprivkey <garlicoinprivkey>