FAQ

Wallet crashes or has crashed and now won’t launch. Fails every time. What do I do?
This article is deprecated and has been replaced with the following articles: Troubleshooting PIVX Core Wallet startup issues   How to resync yo...
Sun, 13 May, 2018 at 4:00 PM
My wallet seems to have become stuck syncing and says remains at X hours left. It’s been many hours and status hasn't changed. What do I do?
This may happen due to connecting to some bad peers or your chain has been corrupted somehow. First, try simply restarting the wallet then after it'...
Sat, 2 Sep, 2017 at 4:33 AM
Where are my wallet.dat, blockchain and configuration(.conf) files located?
Your PIVX data directory stores your blockchain, configuration, wallet, and masternode data.  By default, they are located in the following locations for ea...
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018 at 1:10 PM
How do I make a backup of the blockchain so I can avoid a full resync if something goes wrong?
After a successful full resync, and if your wallet it working fine, you can make a backup of the good blockchain by following these steps below: 1) Clos...
Tue, 26 Dec, 2017 at 12:04 AM
My staking or masternode reward is much higher than expected. and/or my recent transactions aren't showing up in block explorer but my wallet is fully synced and seems up to date. What's going on?
There is a possibility that your wallet may be not synced up with the network properly or that your wallet may have somehow forked and isn't connected ...
Mon, 21 May, 2018 at 6:12 PM
I'm seeing a lot of conflicted and/or orphan transactions as a result of staking but not winning those blocks. Is there a way to clean them up and not show them? I don't like seeing them.
Yes, there is a simple way and it doesn't (or shouldn't) affect your coin balance. 1) Backup your wallet if you haven't done so recently....
Tue, 30 May, 2017 at 2:52 AM
How can I control which address my coins are sent from?
(video) Open the PIVX wallet Click the "Settings" option on the toolbar Then select "Options" Click the "Wallet" t...
Sun, 10 Sep, 2017 at 11:43 PM
My PIVX wallet is missing some of my PIV or has no balance at all!, Easy steps to solve this
As a safety precaution always go to your PIVX data directory and backup your wallet.dat, Preferably on an offline location such as a secure flashdrive. Avoi...
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017 at 12:10 AM
When will my MN get the next payment, and is masternode list related?
(adapted from https://github.com/PIVX-Project/PIVX/issues/216#issuecomment-316534805 by Mrs-X) The ranking from masternode list rank (or masternodelist for...
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 at 3:51 AM
Terminology
Immature (piv) - The maturity of coins refers to their staking eligibility, which is controlled by their amount of confirmations.  Piv are considered m...
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017 at 10:21 PM