Generating withdrawal credentials on Windows is awfully simple. We will:
- Download Eth2 deposit CLI
.zipfile and open it
.zipfile contents to the root of your hard drive
- Rename the extracted folder
deposit.exeusing Command Prompt
- Generate and write down the mnemonic phrase (important!)
deposit_datafile to StakeWise
The whole procedure will take at most 10 minutes.
eth2deposit-cli-ed5a6d3-windows-amd64.zipfile and click on
Choose the root directory of your hard drive (e.g.
C:/) as a
Open the root directory of your hard drive and find
mwc(Mainnet Withdrawal Credentials)
Startmenu and launch Command Prompt by typing
In Command Prompt, type
cd /mwcand press
Enterto get to the extracted folder
deposit.exe new-mnemonic --num_validators 1 --chain mainnetand press
Type your language of choice (e.g.
english) and press
Type any password and press
Enter. Re-type it when prompted to do so. Remember the password
Write down the mnemonic phrase that appeared on your screen. Store the mnemonic safely at all times
Type your mnemonic as per instructions on the screen. Voila, you have created your keys!
mwcfolder and open