Install Bitcoin Core for Windows

This section describes how to install Bitcoin Core for Windows.

Bitcoin Core is a Standalone Full-Node Wallet for Windows computers. It stores the digital credentials for your bitcoin account and allows you to receive and send Bitcoin funds. It also maintains a complete set of Bitcoin blockchain data locally and runs as a node on the Bitcoin Network.

Here is what I did to install Bitcoin Core on my Windows computer:

Go to

Click "Install" button and select "Windows (zip) 64 bit - 32 bit".

Save the download file as \local\

Unzip it \local\bitcoin-0.15.1.

Try it in a command window

C:\>\local\bitcoin-0.15.1\bin\bitcoin-qt -version

You should see the Bitcoin version message screen.

"Bitcoin Core for Windows" is installed now and ready to use.

Below is the "Bitcoin Core for Windows" download Website:

Bitcoin Core for Windows
Bitcoin Core for Windows

Bitcoin Core is also an open source application. You can download its source code at .

Last update: 2018.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Bitcoin

 Bitcoin Blockchain

Bitcoin Wallet

 What Is Bitcoin Wallet

 Functionalities of Bitcoin Wallet

 Data Architectures of Bitcoin Wallet

 Which Wallet Is Better for Me

Install Bitcoin Core for Windows

 Run Bitcoin Core for Windows

 Bitcoin Core Download Blockchain

 Bitcoin Core Data File Location

 Uninstall Bitcoin Core for Windows

 Bitcoin Core

 Bitcoin Transaction

 Bitcoin-Qt - Bitcoin Core GUI

 Bitcoin Mining

 Bitcoin Consensus Rules

 Bitcoin Block Data Structure

 Bitcoin Transaction Data Structure API

 Copay - Bitcoin Wallet


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