Mining Ethereum on Windows 10




Mining Ethereum with Geth using GPU and CPU on Windows 10.
This config notes was written for Geth v1.6.7

1. Download and install Geth.
Geth – Go Ethereum download site:
https://ethereum.github.io/go-ethereum/downloads/

2. After the installation, Open the Windows “Command Prompt”.
In the command prompt, to verify the installation, type:
geth version

Geth Usage:
geth [options] command [command options] [arguments…]

3. Create a new account
Type: geth account new

C:\Users\ferdy>geth account new
WARN [09-04|23:20:28] No etherbase set and no accounts found as default
Your new account is locked with a password. Please give a password.
Do not forget this password.
Passphrase:
Repeat passphrase:
Address: {59493F27E283A8636fE28536Eef2B28bd62abd4C}
C:\Users\ferdy>

4: Specify where you want the data folder
geth –datadir “path-to-data-folder”
Example:
geth –datadir “C:\ethereum\gethData”

This will also start downloading the Ethereum blockchain and synchronize with the rest of the Ethereum network, this will take hours and it depends on your download speed. As of Sep. 4, 2017, the data size was about 39GB. Let it finish before going to the next step.

5. To be continue