How to Reset Wallet

How to reset your wallet when you lose sync or the local blockchain gets corrupted. Steps shown are for Windows QT. The steps are similar for MacOX and Linux.

Always backup wallet.dat to somewhere else like a USB drive.

Close Wallet.

Go to Windows File Explorer and browse to %appdata%\denarius

Remove specific folders and files we will be replacing.

  • database
  • smsgDB
  • txleveldb
  • blk0001.dat
  • debug.log
  • peers.dat

Download latest chaindata found at http://d.hashbag.cc/chaindata.zip

Copy the zip to the above folder and unzip here.

I use 7zip, located here https://www.7-zip.org/download.html, specifically this installer https://www.7-zip.org/a/7z1805-x64.msi

Start QT wallet.

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