After having downloaded the extractable zip file (Download), execute the included anoncoin setup.
Choose the installation folder.
Choose the start menu folder.
Complete the installation.
If the box was checked, Anoncoin-qtc will connect to the I2P router using the default configuration and generate a new I2P destination. At the same time the
anoncoin/doc/anoncoin.conf.txt will open for further configuration. By choosing Abort you will stop the configuration using the
anoncoin.conf but can still run Anoncoin-qtc in I2P-only mode using the “Anoncoin Core (64-bit) I2P-only” link, in this case the I2P destination saved in the
I2Pkey.dat file will be used instead of the one from
anoncoin.conf. By choosing Apply on the Anoncoin - Generated I2P Destination box, Anoncoin-qtc will open and display your Private I2P Destination Details.
In the Private I2P Destination Details windows, you can easily copy your private key by clicking on the button Copy “Privatekey” parameter to the clipboard.
You shall then paste the Privatekey to the appropriate section of anoncoin.conf.txt
Then you shall set a new RPCuser and RPCpassword that are difficult to guess.
Finally, you can choose to run Anoncoin in
onlynet=ipv4 or in both network by commenting every line. The onlynet are additive so you can run tor and i2p at the same time.
%appdata%/anoncoin/anoncoin.conf. Do not forget to rename it by removing the txt extension! The correct name is
Now that it is properly configured, Anoncoin is now ready to be run in the classic mode. Do not hesitate to try more options in
On first launch, because of the way the Header-First synchronization is going, the block download can seems to stop. If you want to check what is going on, you can type
getchaintips in the debug console. The Block headers are first downloaded and verified (status:“headers-only”), which takes almost two hours, then the blocks are downloaded from all the connected peers in parallel, increasing the status:“active” chain. If you use the
bootstrap.dat (How to use a bootstrap file to speed up initial synchronization) then you will at first only see one chain because using this linearized bootstrap both block headers and block data are verified simultaneously, then it will catch-on the current tip using the Header-First synchronization.