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managing bitcoin blockchain

you can send & receive bitcoins using a full node synced bitcoin core wallet

If you haven't installed the bitcoin core wallet please go to Step1. 

Step 2.  synchronize the wallet with the bitcoin network downloading the bitcoin blockchain distributed ledger

downloading bitcoin blockchain piece by piece

Bitcoin blockchain is saved in a whole of directories and files with this structure (default installation data directories):

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Within ../bitcoin/blocks there exists a index subdirectory and files named blk*.dat and rev*.dat that until 20240314_1131am UTC-3 run from 00000 to 04168

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Within ../bitcoin/blocks/index there exists files named *.ldb and three ones called MANIFEST-004858, CURRENT and LOCK

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Within ../bitcoin/chainstate there exists files named *.ldb and three ones called MANIFEST-1782568, CURRENT and LOCK

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Totalizing about 600 GB of data. All of these files are the bitcoin blockchain until 20240314_1131am UTC-3   blocks=834676

how to download 600 GB of data over the internet in a reasonable time 

Waiting for a full synchronization of the bitcoin core wallet takes about 3 or 4 weeks depending of your bandwith and computational resources

This site www.blockchaindownload.store have taken a copy of all of this files at some time (until 20240314_1131am UTC-3) and upload to Mega.nz to your download

Once you have all the files downloaded an unzipped in your computer you have to copy and replace all the files provided preserving the right places and structure of the bitcoin blockchain we have shown before:

all blk*.dat and rev*.dat files within ../users/YOURUSER/AppData/Roaming/Bitcoin/blocks

all *.ldb files within ../users/YOURUSER/AppData/Roaming/Bitcoin/blocks/index

all *.ldb files within ../users/YOURUSER/AppData/Roaming/Bitcoin/chainstate

then run the bitcoin core wallet running bitcoin-qt.exe and wait for full sync of the wallet

we organize the files to download in a whole of zip files uploaded to Mega.nz
blk*.dat and rev*.dat files belonging to the blocks directory

blk00000.dat to blk00221.dat are zipped in blk00000_00221.zip and upload and so on

rev00000.dat to rev00221.dat are zipped in rev00000_00221.zip and upload and so on

As a result we have 19 blk*.zip files and 19 rev*.zip files. Please look at the following table

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ldb*.dat files and manifest-004858 current and lock files belonging to the blocks/index directory

all the *.ldb and MANIFEST-004858, CURRENT and LOCK files files are zipped in the file index.zip and upload  (index.zip zipped size 98.834 MB)

ldb*.dat files and manifest-1782568 current and lock files belonging to the chainstate directory

all the *.ldb and MANIFEST-1782568, CURRENT and LOCK files are zipped in the file chainstate.zip and upload 

(chainstate.zip zipped size 9.453 GB)

if you are ready and conscius of this effort please go to
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