Ethereum Wallet stopped working for me, so I stopped working with him. Now using MyCrypto Desktop App with the keystore files (in my
The longer story:
After a while of not running my Ethereum Wallet, it notified me of the existence of a new
geth. I told him to download it (as I’ve done multiple times in the past), but since that point it stopped working for me: kept complaining on a checksum mismatch in the downloaded node, and told me I should download
geth-1.8.23 myself. I did. I tried various other
geth versions. I tried running the
geth locally and then run the Ethereum Wallet etc., but it wouldn’t work.
I followed their recommendation and installed MyCrypto Desktop App from https://download.mycrypto.com/ (there’s a
checksums.txt file here). That’s it. Apparently you could use their online version directly to some extent. Anyway, from their Desktop App (
.exe file running directly from where you saved it), choose to access your wallet from a “Keystore File” and just refer to the keystore file (in your
keystore/ folder, which I’m sure you took care of backing up after each transaction, right?). Done.
Final note: At that point, relying on a remote node using that MyCrypto app, there’s probably no need for the big geth/ local folder, as well as the geth.exe (can uninstall it if you installed it using their installer file).