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How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« on: September 15, 2017, 08:41:53 am »
Hello,

I had over 2000 goldcoin on my desktop computer. The computer became corrupt so I had no option but to format it which led to lose of all the files on it.

Please, is there any assistance to get it back?

Thanks in advance for your support.

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2017, 09:04:47 am »
I'm not sure that formatting the hard drive was the best idea.  :think:

Unless you have a backup, you won't be able to recover those coins.
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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2017, 10:45:51 am »
Does that imply I lost all the coins?

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2017, 11:20:45 am »
There are possibly some ways to get your coins back, but it will require some one to inspect your hard drive.  Don't take this to geek squad, rather find a local computer repair shop that can do data recovery.  Where are you located?

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2017, 12:36:59 pm »
"The heart of any cryptocurrency can be found in the spirit of its community."

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 11:15:24 am »
An expert helped me recover the files. 
https://prnt.sc/gv805s
Any idea how I can use it to recover my coins, please?

Thanks

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2017, 05:19:16 am »
An expert helped me recover the files. 
https://prnt.sc/gv805s
Any idea how I can use it to recover my coins, please?

Thanks

Is there a "wallet.dat" file somewhere ?
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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2017, 10:16:28 am »
An expert helped me recover the files. 
https://prnt.sc/gv805s
Any idea how I can use it to recover my coins, please?

Thanks

Is there a "wallet.dat" file somewhere ?

No

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2017, 10:49:51 am »
An expert helped me recover the files. 
https://prnt.sc/gv805s
Any idea how I can use it to recover my coins, please?

Thanks

That is the application directory shown in your Screenshot.

You will need the wallet.dat file from \users\<username>\appdata\roaming\Goldcoin (GLD)\
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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2017, 08:57:21 pm »
The wallet.dat file is what you are looking for. 

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2017, 04:57:35 am »
Found it.

What should I do next

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2017, 07:09:23 am »
Found it.

What should I do next

1. Install the the Goldcoin client on a working machine and then close the application.

2. Navigate to \users\<username>\appdata\roaming\Goldcoin (GLD)\ and rename the default wallet.dat file to wallet.old.

3. Copy the recovered file to above directory, restart client, and allow it to sync with the network.

Once the client fully syncs with the network, the balance of the recovered wallet will become available.

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2017, 08:59:50 am »
Found it.

What should I do next

1. Install the the Goldcoin client on a working machine and then close the application.

2. Navigate to \users\<username>\appdata\roaming\Goldcoin (GLD)\ and rename the default wallet.dat file to wallet.old.

3. Copy the recovered file to above directory, restart client, and allow it to sync with the network.

Once the client fully syncs with the network, the balance of the recovered wallet will become available.

Thanks for your support.

I followed your instructions
But got this error message
https://prnt.sc/gw1zjv
What should I do next to resolve it.

Thank you once again for your support!

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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2017, 09:43:02 am »
Found it.

What should I do next

1. Install the the Goldcoin client on a working machine and then close the application.

2. Navigate to \users\<username>\appdata\roaming\Goldcoin (GLD)\ and rename the default wallet.dat file to wallet.old.

3. Copy the recovered file to above directory, restart client, and allow it to sync with the network.

Once the client fully syncs with the network, the balance of the recovered wallet will become available.

Thanks for your support.

I followed your instructions
But got this error message
https://prnt.sc/gw1zjv
What should I do next to resolve it.

Thank you once again for your support!

Try closing and reopening the wallet.
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Re: How Do I get my GOLDCOIN back from a formatted Computer?
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2017, 02:45:21 pm »
Found it.

What should I do next

1. Install the the Goldcoin client on a working machine and then close the application.

2. Navigate to \users\<username>\appdata\roaming\Goldcoin (GLD)\ and rename the default wallet.dat file to wallet.old.

3. Copy the recovered file to above directory, restart client, and allow it to sync with the network.

Once the client fully syncs with the network, the balance of the recovered wallet will become available.

Thanks for your support.

I followed your instructions
But got this error message
https://prnt.sc/gw1zjv
What should I do next to resolve it.

Thank you once again for your support!

Try closing and reopening the wallet.

Followed your instructions several times but the error keeps coming up.

Thanks

 

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