Bitcoin Desktop Wallets 2017

How to keep your Bitcoins secure on your own computer.

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Bitcoin Desktop Wallets Your first step to getting into Bitcoin is to create a wallet. In Bitcoin terms, a wallet is comprised of a Bitcoin address and a set of cryptographic keys that allows the holder to create transactions for that address. As a reminder, a Bitcoin address looks something like this: 19QhXjxBytWXQEaqvu7GRR7JhnfTG9UWiY When you want to receive bitcoins you’ll need to provide your unique address to the sender, just like you’d provide your address to someone sending your mail.