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Bitcoin 0.8.2 BETA
Copyright (c) 2009-2013 Bitcoin Developers
Distributed under the MIT/X11 software license, see the accompanying
file COPYING or
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in
the OpenSSL Toolkit ( This product includes
cryptographic software written by Eric Young (
Bitcoin is a free open source peer-to-peer electronic cash system that is
completely decentralized, without the need for a central server or trusted
parties. Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly
with each other, with the help of a P2P network to check for double-spending.
Unpack the files into a directory and run bitcoin-qt.exe.
Bitcoin Core is the original Bitcoin client and it builds the backbone of the network.
However, it downloads and stores the entire history of Bitcoin transactions;
depending on the speed of your computer and network connection, the synchronization
process can take anywhere from a few hours to a day or more.
See the bitcoin wiki at:
for more help and information.