CPU Mining / Windows

  1. Download the wallet from https://github.com/straks/straks/releases

  2. Extract into directory of your choosing

  3. Open a command prompt and navigate to the directory where you extracted the files

  4. Run straksd.exe - Leave running

  5. Open a new command prompt and navigate to the directory where you extracted the files

  6. Run straks-cli.exe getinfo and you will get something similar to the below. This verifies the daemon is connected to the network and synced.

  7. Run straks-cli.exe getnewaddress to generate a new wallet address.

  8. Create a new batch file in your directory with the following contents;

for /l %%a in () do (
  straks-cli.exe generatetoaddress 1 <generated_address_from_earlier>
)
  1. Run batch file to begin mining. The output with be [ ] if no block was found, otherwise a block hash will be provided. The [] indicates that no block was found during that mining period. A successful block will produce a hash string.

  2. The batch file will run one mining instance. If you have multiple cores you can run multiple batch files. Just spawn them in a new window by double clicking the batch file.

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Published date: 21/11/2017 9:53PM
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