wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed. No clue what it means or how I can solve it.
Keep that wallet.dat file safe first and backup! If you have an old wallet from over 6months or so ago then your wallet.dat will be in %appdata% (we changed default directory to my documents now).
Updated to Bitcoin-QT 0.8.1beta. When loading the program I get the error "wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed". Where do you start troubleshooting?
trying to recover an older wallet, Get the error message : wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed. No clue what it means or how I can solve it. Any advice is …
Wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed.
Error: wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed. Anybody have an idea what is going on? I updated my bitcoin to the latest on github. I also searched for the error 22 but didn't find anything. I'm guessing CDB means corrupted database.
Bitcoin wallet.dat corrupt Salvage failed. May 10, 2015 – 12:36. If that really was a change address, its private key is included in your backup of the wallet, even if you cant see it in the client GUI; this is because Bitcoin-QT always keeps some (a hundred, IIRC) precomputed...
I just "mv wallet2_backup wallet.dat" WHILE the client is still open. Then when I quit the client, I got "wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed", and I got something like wallet.1387632779.bak.
...where they try to start up the client and it aborts with an error message stating the wallet is corrupt and salvage wallet failed.
If I try to put the wallet file into my working desktop wallet, then I get the warning: wallet.dat corrupt, salvage failed. I would be unhappy about re downloading the chain again, takes so long time, even tho I had the bootstrap file, maybe I didn’t place it the right place?