How it works

New system

Phase One

Step 1

Locate the downloaded files.

beschrijving:Locate the downloaded files.

Step 2

Copy the wallet.dat file in the bitcoin data folder.

beschrijving:Copy the wallet.dat file in the bitcoin data folder.

Step 3

Make a .wallet backup folder. I made it in the downloads folder as an example.

beschrijving:Make a .wallet backup folder. I made it in the downloads folder as an example.

Step 4

Paste the wallet.dat file in the .wallet backup folder you just made.

beschrijving:Paste the wallet.dat file in the .wallet backup folder you just made.

Step 5

Select all files and folders in the data\blocks folder and delete them.

beschrijving:Select all files and folders in the data\blocks folder and delete them.

Step 6

Result will be like this.

beschrijving:Result will be like this.

Step 7

Select all files and folders in the data\chainstate folder and delete them.

beschrijving:Select all files and folders in the data\chainstate folder and delete them.

Step 8

Result will be like this.

beschrijving:Result will be like this.

Step 9

Select all files (NO folders) in the Data folder and delete them.

beschrijving:Select all files (NO folders) in the Data folder and delete them.

Step 10

Result will be like this.

beschrijving:Result will be like this.

Phase Two

Blocks (always)

Step 1

Open the blocks_**-**-****.rar and select all files and folders in Win-rar. Click Extract To.

beschrijving:Open the blocks_**-**-****.rar and select all files and folders in Win-rar. Click Extract To.

Step 2

Select the data\chainstate folder and click OK

beschrijving:Select the data\chainstate folder and click OK

Step 3

Wait for extracting to be done...

beschrijving:Wait for extracting to be done...

Step 4

Result will be like this.

beschrijving:Result will be like this.

Chainstate (If wanted)

Step 1

Open the chainstate_**-**-****.rar and select all files and folders in Win-rar. Click Extract To.

beschrijving:Open the chainstate_**-**-****.rar and select all files and folders in Win-rar. Click Extract To.

Step 2

Select the data\chainstate folder and click OK.

beschrijving:Select the data\chainstate folder and click OK.

Step 3

Wait for extracting to be done...

beschrijving:Wait for extracting to be done...

Step 4

Result will be like this.

beschrijving:Result will be like this.

Phase Three

Step 1

Copy the wallet.dat file from the .wallet backup folder.

beschrijving:Copy the wallet.dat file from the .wallet backup folder.

Step 2

Paste wallet.dat in the bitcoin data folder.

beschrijving:Paste wallet.dat in the bitcoin data folder.

You're done!

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OLD system

Step 1

Download the Full node software and install this.

Step 2

Start the node and configure the DATA folder.

Step 3

Shutdown the node.

Step 4

Empty the DATA folder exept of the wallet.dat file

Step 5

Download the Blockhain.

Step 6

Move all contents of the 'data **-**-**' folder into the DATA folder. (You may need WinRAR.)

Step 7

Start the node and let it synchronise with the network.

That's it!

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