A step-by-step guide to getting a Bitcoin Full Node running on your computer — no previous experience required!

Full Nodes are Bitcoin’s nervous system!

Have you thought about experimenting with a full bitcoin node but are concerned about privacy or messing up your main OS? Then read on… This article will walk you through all the steps needed to run a Bitcoin node over the TOR security protocol in a virtual machine. You needn’t worry about corrupting your main/host OS, and you’ll have a low-risk Bitcoin node for experimenting. This guide is made with the Microsoft Windows version of VirtualBox, but the process is nearly identical on MacOS and Linux once you’ve installed VirtualBox for your platform.

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