Download The .Dat File From Your Existing ReddCoin Wallet By clicking File< Backup Wallet.
Download The .Dat File From Your Existing ReddCoin Wallet By clicking File< Backup Wallet.

Backing up your ReddCoin wallet onto multiple computers will prevent you from losing your ReddCoins in the event of a mechanical failure of your PC. Backing up your ReddCoin wallet only takes a few minutes and you’ll be happy you did it.

Our fist step is to open the ReddCoin wallet you are looking to back up. In this case I am backing up a wallet with a pre-existing balance. Open the ReddCoin Core wallet and click File< Backup Wallet.

Save The File As Wallet.dat, If You Name It Anything Else It Won't Work.
Save The File As Wallet.dat, If You Name It Anything Else It Won’t Work.

You will now be prompted to name the .dat file. Type the name “wallet” and hit save. This will save the file as wallet.dat or Wallet.dat. Either will do. Naming the file anything else will result in the backup not working.

Now send the wallet.dat file to the PC you wish to load a copy of your current ReddCoin wallet onto. From here forward we will be working on the second PC that you’re importing the wallet onto. You must have a copy of ReddCoin Core wallet installed on this second PC. If you need to download it, you can Download ReddCoin Core wallet here.

Open Any Folder On Your Computer & Highlight The Folder Address Bar. It Should Read C:\Users\YourUsername\. After C:\Users\YourUsername\ Add AppData So It Looks Like This C:\Users\YourUsername\AppData & Press Enter.
Open Any Folder On Your Computer & Highlight The Folder Address Bar. It Should Read C:\Users\YourUsername\. After C:\Users\YourUsername\ Add AppData So It Looks Like This C:\Users\YourUsername\AppData & Press Enter.

We are on the 2nd PC now (the PC we wish to import the original wallet to). Open any folder on your PC. On top of the folder will be address bar that shows the directory you’re in. We will need to click this bar so we can edit it.

You will see something similar to C:\Users\YourUsername\. What you need to do is delete everything after C:\Users\YourUsername\ and add AppData. Once you do this it will resemble this C:\Users\YourUsername\AppDat, now click enter.

Once In The App Data Folder Click The Roaming Folder To Open It.
Once In The App Data Folder Click The Roaming Folder To Open It.

Great scott! You made it, you’re now in the AppData folder. The hard part is behind us. In the AppData folder you will find a folder named Roaming. Open the Roaming folder.

Inside The Roaming Folder Find The Folder Named ReddCoin & Open It. The Folders Will Be In Alphabetical Order.
Inside The Roaming Folder Find The Folder Named ReddCoin & Open It. The Folders Will Be In Alphabetical Order.

Inside the Roaming folder you will see a long list of folders. We are looking for the folder named ReddCoin. If you have trouble finding it you can right click the background and select sort by alphabetical order. Open the ReddCoin folder.

Inside The ReddCoin Folder You Will See A Wallet.Dat Fiile. We Will Be Replacing This With The One We Created.
Inside The ReddCoin Folder You Will See A Wallet.Dat Fiile. We Will Be Replacing This With The One We Created.

In the ReddCoin folder you will see a wallet.dat file. This is the file we need to replace.

Copy Your Original Wallet's Backup We Previously Named Wallet.Dat To The ReddCoin Folder.
Copy Your Original Wallet’s Backup We Previously Named Wallet.Dat To The ReddCoin Folder.

Drag your backup copy of Wallet.Dat from your original ReddCoin Core wallet into the ReddCoin folder.

When Asked If You Would Like To Overwrite The File Click Yes.
When Asked If You Would Like To Overwrite The File Click Yes.

You will be asked if you would like to overwrite the file. Click Yes (Replace the file in the destination).

Now Open Your ReddCoin Core Wallet On The Computer You Just Copied The .Dat File To.
Now Open Your ReddCoin Core Wallet On The Computer You Just Copied The .Dat File To.

You are now ready to boot up the ReddCoin Core wallet on your 2nd PC.

Your ReddCoin Wallet Will Need To Sync Your Coins, This Can Take Several Minutes And Sometimes Hours.
Your ReddCoin Wallet Will Need To Sync Your Coins, This Can Take Several Minutes And Sometimes Hours.

Your ReddCoin wallet will need to sync with the ReddCoin network before your balance will be carried over. You may be able to view your transaction history instantly by clicking the transactions tab. This is a great way to see if your transfer of your original wallet worked right away.

Once Your ReddCoin Core Wallet Syncs You Will See Your Coin Balance & Transaction History.
Once Your ReddCoin Core Wallet Syncs You Will See Your Coin Balance & Transaction History.

Once your ReddCoin Core wallet fully syncs with the network you will see your updated Reddcoin balance along with a list of recent transaction. Congratulations! You did a great job.

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