Download the Current bootstrap from https://downloads.getmonero.org/blockchain.raw; you can skip this step if you are importing the Blockchain from another source.
Find the path of your Monero wallet (the folder where you extracted your wallet). For example mine is:
Your path may be different depending on where you decided to download your wallet and what version of the Monero wallet you have.
Find the path of your downloaded Blockchain for example mine was:
Yours might be different depending on where you downloaded the Blockchain to.
Open a Command Prompt window. You can do this by pressing the Windows key + R, and then typing in the popup box
Now you need to navigate using the CMD window to the path of your Monero wallet. You can do this by typing:
It should look something like:
If your Monero wallet is on another drive you can use
DriveLetter: for example if your Monero wallet was on your D drive then before using the cd command you would do
Now type in your command prompt window:
monero-blockchain-import --verify 1 --input-file C:\YOUR\BLOCKCHAIN\FILE\PATH\HERE
For example I would type :
monero-blockchain-import --verify 1 --input-file C:\Users\KeeJef\Downloads\blockchain.raw
If you downloaded the Blockchain from a trusted, reputable source you may set
verify 0 this will reduce the amount of time to sync the Blockchain.
After the the Blockchain has finished syncing up you can open your Monero wallet normally. Your downloaded blockchain.raw can be deleted.
Author: Kee Jefferys