Download and Install "geth" 1.8.2

This section describes how to download and install 'geth' 1.8.2.

In order to resolve the block truncation problem, I downloaded and installed "geth" 1.8.2:

Go to And click on Windows tab.

Click on "Geth 1.8.2 ... Archive 64-bit" to download the 64-bit version.

Unzip downloaded file: and copy geth.exe to C:\local\bin\geth.exe.

Check the version string to confirm the installation:

C:\>\local\bin\geth.exe version

Version: 1.8.2-stable
Git Commit: b8b9f7f4476a30a0aaf6077daade6ae77f969960
Architecture: amd64
Protocol Versions: [63 62]
Network Id: 1
Go Version: go1.9.2
Operating System: windows

Okay, I have "geth" 1.8.2 64-bit version installed now.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Ethereum

 Ethereum Blockchain

 Ethereum Mist Wallet

 geth - Go Ethereum

 Testnet - Ropsten network

 Private Ethereum Network

 64-Bit "geth" for Private Ethereum Network

Private Network with Custom Genesis Block

 Build Genesis Block Manually

 Run "miner" with Lower Difficulty

 Check Mining Rewards on My Account

 Pre-Allocate Ether in Genesis Block

 Build Ethereum Private Network Properly

 Blockchain Difficulty Level and Growth Rate

 "Head State Missing" Error on Restarting "geth"

Download and Install "geth" 1.8.2

 Run and Restart with "geth" 1.8.2

 Transferring Funds between Ether Accounts

 MetaMask - Browser Based Ethereum Wallet

 Managing Ethereum Account - Mining Ether with Browser


 Full Version in PDF/EPUB