- Firstly, (making sure that the wallet is not running), please make a backup of your
wallet.datfile to a safe place, even if you have made earlier backups. You can find it in:
- Then use 7zip to extract the contents of
- Lastly, start the wallet and wait for it to finish syncing.
NOTE: The wallet may appear to "freeze" when loading after you follow these steps - this is normal. The QT wallet needs about 2-3 mins to load the blockchain on each start. If you want to hide the splash screen while it loads, you can add
splash=0 to your