Restore a backup? Please help

Bugeater

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I have restored a lost Bitcoin core backup before. For Bitcoin I went to:

user/myname/AppData/Roaming/Bitcoin

Then I deleted the old wallet.dat and replaced with my backup and renamed it wallet.dat and presto! It worked like a charm. I tested it with .1 Bitcoins in case it didn't work, but it worked great.

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Anyways, I have some Dash I decided to buy back when it was 4 dollars. That computer took a dump but I saved my backup as instructed. I cannot restore using the same method. I looked all over the forum and the Internet and can't find anything (possibly because of the name change making it harder to find information).

Please help?
 
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tungfa

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you on a Mac ?
 
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buster

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Do you have you dash wallet.dat?
What version wallet are you running?

If it's a older wallet before the name change maybe look in user/myname/AppData/Roaming/darkcoin

Your gonna want the most recent version of the wallet though.
 
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MangledBlue

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Gonna need more info as to WHY you can't move a wallet.dat file to %appdata% and use it
but
first thing first - you should never really delete a wallet.dat file unless you've never used it
or - it's just completely corrupt and dead
Just rename your .dat file to anything to not view it
Change it back to wallet.dat to view them
and yes - that's good info/ques. up there :-D