Welcome to PIVX!  This is a quick guide on the first steps you should take when starting the software:

  1. Download the latest PIVX Core wallet for desktop from https://pivx.org/wallet/
  2. Start the software and after the intro splash screen it will begin to sync the blockchain.  While this is happening you can proceed to the next steps
  3. Encrypt your wallet
  4. Backup your wallet.dat and your zPIV seed
  5. Read about the automint and decide if you want to adjust or disable it: https://pivx.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/30000026923-automatic-zpiv-minting-and-zpiv-backup-requirements
  6. Wait for your wallet to complete the sync and then you are ready to start using PIVX


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