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Downloads of v 24.0.1:


Last Update:

12 Dec 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Satoshi Nakamoto
  • Gavin Andresen
  • Bitcoin Developers


bitcoin btc blockchain wallet crypto currency p2p

Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable)

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24.0.1 | Updated: 12 Dec 2022



Downloads of v 24.0.1:



Software Author(s):

  • Satoshi Nakamoto
  • Gavin Andresen
  • Bitcoin Developers

Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 24.0.1

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3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade bitcoin.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade bitcoin.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install bitcoin.portable
    name: bitcoin.portable
    version: '24.0.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'bitcoin.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '24.0.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller bitcoin.portable
    Name     = "bitcoin.portable"
    Version  = "24.0.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'bitcoin.portable':
  ensure   => '24.0.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 13 Dec 2022.


Bitcoin Wallet (Portable)

Bitcoin uses decentralized, peer-to-peer technology to operate a public transactional database with no
central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of value units, called "bitcoins", is
carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or
controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows
exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.

All transactions executed upon the Bitcoin network are public record. Bitcoin Core wallet allows
creating private addresses, sending funds to private addresses, and synchronization of any private
addresses that have received transactions. Bitcoin Core does this by reading the locally stored public
ledger called the blockchain, and populating the user interface with these pertinent details. Bitcoin
Core wallet will thus download a full copy of the distributed ledger to your computer and keep it
updated. It will also keep it verified by comparing recent block data with block data of network nodes.
A block chain is a transaction database containing all private addresses that have ever received a
transaction. The database is shared by all nodes participating in a system based on the Bitcoin
protocol. A full copy of a currency's block chain contains every transaction ever executed in the
currency. With this information, one can find out how much value belonged to each address at any point
in history.

New transactions are approved by computing a value determined dynamically by recent conditions of the
Bitcoin network which satisfy conditions specified within the Bitcoin protocol. The Bitcoin protocol can
only be modified by adjusting over 50% of currently running nodes, or in other words, upgrading to a new
version. Most upgrades only modify the user interface and make no changes to the Bitcoin protocol. In
the rare event a Bitcoin protocol update has been mandated, called a "hard fork", all software nodes
that utilizes the Bitcoin blockchain must be upgraded by a certain date.

Disk Requirements

As of 15 February 2020, the total size of the BTC blockchain is 263.14 GB
Size increases based on quantity of transactions (growth chart)
Blockchain is slowly downloaded only when Bitcoin Core is running and connected to network
Blockchain default location is %AppData%\Bitcoin\data
This program should only be installed on a trusted machine.
By default, upon first execution Bitcoin Core creates an unencrypted wallet file at
Wallet.dat stores all your private keys for public Bitcoin addresses. If this file is not encrypted,
anyone with access to the file may withdraw funds from addresses stored in the file. For this reason,
you should encrypt the file as soon as possible with Bitcoin Core.
After encrypting wallet.dat, back up wallet.dat to at least one other storage medium.
More information about securing your wallet


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$packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url64 = ''
$checksum64 = '8784ce304f22c495392d3adfd7fc2c645d093db9bd4d42666c41adf540539fff'
$checksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64bit "$url64" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"

# create empty sidecar so shimgen.exe creates shim for GUI rather than console
$guiExe = Get-ChildItem -Recurse -Path $toolsDir -Include "bitcoin-qt.exe"
if ($guiExe) {Set-Content -Path $($guiExe.FullName+".gui") -Value $null}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 24.0 19 Thursday, November 24, 2022 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 23.0 54 Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 22.0 79 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 22.0-rc3 54 Friday, August 27, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 22.0-rc2 46 Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 22.0-rc1 67 Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 21.99-guixtest1 59 Thursday, May 27, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.1 63 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.1-rc1 60 Saturday, April 17, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0 100 Thursday, January 14, 2021 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0-rc5 79 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0-rc4 80 Sunday, January 3, 2021 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0-rc3 64 Friday, December 11, 2020 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0-rc2 75 Thursday, November 26, 2020 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.21.0-rc1 84 Saturday, November 21, 2020 Exempted
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.20.1 136 Thursday, September 3, 2020 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.18.0 323 Saturday, June 22, 2019 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.17.1 208 Friday, January 4, 2019 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 198 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.17.0 206 Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.16.3 178 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.16.2 221 Thursday, August 2, 2018 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.16.0 316 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.15.1 356 Saturday, November 11, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 337 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.15.0 356 Thursday, September 14, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.14.2 351 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.14.1 366 Saturday, April 22, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.14.0 378 Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.13.2 388 Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.13.1 412 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.13.0 369 Thursday, October 20, 2016 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 359 Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.12.1 392 Friday, April 15, 2016 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.12.0 370 Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 447 Friday, February 20, 2015 Approved
Bitcoin Core Wallet (Portable) 0.9.3 481 Thursday, February 5, 2015 Approved




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