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Compressed blockchain
« on: January 04, 2014, 03:08:35 AM »
Here's a compressed blockchain from roughly 02:00 AM GMT+0 Jan 4th 2014 for anybody struggling to cope with the synchronising times.

Simply drop the contents of the zip file into your .fastcoin folder in the /home/user directory (can someone tell me the Windows equivalent?):


Download the file: blockchain.zip (657 Mb)

Even better, there's now a torrent! Please, please please seed it for as long as you possibly can to make sure it stays alive! Download the torrent file here: blockchain.zip.torrent

« Last Edit: January 04, 2014, 01:48:06 PM by zesterer »


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Re: Compressed blockchain
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 10:43:46 PM »
« Last Edit: January 29, 2014, 07:29:38 PM by m0gliE »

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Re: Compressed blockchain
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 01:34:54 AM »
Thank you, this was a tremendous help. Perhaps we can have a regularly updated compressed blockchain available in the downloads area. I think once a week would be fine. This would be a great benefit to new users. I would be happy to compress and upload it myself if needed. I certainly have the bandwidth to do so. I also like the idea of putting a link into the wallet to download the latest one as another poster noted. Synchronizing the chain is extremely slow. I am aware that its slow on other coins as well, but any extra help on getting it done faster would be appreciated by many.

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Re: Compressed blockchain
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2014, 11:55:52 AM »
Thank you, this was a tremendous help. Perhaps we can have a regularly updated compressed blockchain available in the downloads area. I think once a week would be fine. This would be a great benefit to new users. I would be happy to compress and upload it myself if needed. I certainly have the bandwidth to do so. I also like the idea of putting a link into the wallet to download the latest one as another poster noted. Synchronizing the chain is extremely slow. I am aware that its slow on other coins as well, but any extra help on getting it done faster would be appreciated by many.

Excellent idea.


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Re: Compressed blockchain
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2016, 09:57:36 PM »
The current actual windows wallet version is 8.7.2. For faster synchronisation you can download the blockchain snapshot from here. Just unpack it using 7-Zip archiver or WinRAR to this folderr: C:\Users\Admin\UserName\Roaming\Fastcoin.
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Re: Compressed blockchain
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2017, 07:23:55 PM »
is there an electrum style wallet with preloaded blockchain, one that is up todate
a 2017 version would be great, saw on download list there is this type wallet for fastcoin?