Why is the newest version still using old node version? Could this be the reason why its hanging when trying to connect? Do I need to reinstall and recover my wallets? Or can I troubleshoot this?
Upon waiting for 15 minutes it resolved itself not sure if my node version remains 1.25.1. I assume that this version is still supported for Daedalus wallet
Yes, that is supported… and yes, it could take for a while to get a connection with sync servers…
there is a workaround to speed up this phase: