Introduction: Floppy Password Guard

So many passwords to remember...

So many floppy discs remaining...

Well, why not to make a Floppy Password Guard in 5 minutes? 

Let's make one!

Step 1: Materials

You will need only this:

1. An old floppy disc;

2. Paper label;

3. Pen;

4. Scissor.

Step 2: Cutting the Label

Cut a 8 x 20 mm paper label.

Step 3: Sticking the Label

Stick the paper label on the surface of the disk , after open the metal window.

Step 4: Writing the Password

Write the password (or the girl phone number, or a nuclear launch code) in the label with a fine pen.

Step 5: Hidding the Number

Rotate the disk to hide the label. You can stick more labels also, if you want.

Step 6: Have Peace of Mind

That's it! Now you can have more space in your memory to store more important things than that pesky passwords.


becker990 (author)2016-03-28

great ideia!!

rjelínek (author)2015-01-09

Good idea, cheap, hiden, best

mmari2 (author)2014-08-25

I'm fine using KeePass. I used it for a while and I'll never come back. It stores all your usernames and passwords in a crypted file, unlockable with a master password. It also generates random passwords for you

lizzistardust (author)2011-06-05

Clever! I'm totally going to do this. :)

Plinko1 (author)2010-11-07

That is quite a brilliant idea

Lindsley (author)Plinko12010-11-14

Thank you.

Plinko1 (author)Lindsley2010-11-14

Your welcome, I constructed it and it works quite nicely

Lindsley (author)Plinko12010-11-26

I'm happy to help you.

Plinko1 (author)Plinko12010-11-14

Also you could use avery blank 3x7 sticker sheets and even print the passwords on them using your computer

batman96 (author)2010-10-13

If you have a computer with a floppy drive you could just make a hidden folder in the floppy disk using the alt 0160 trick and put a text file in it with your passwords, then you could make really long impossible to guess passwords the just copy and paste them.

SiderAnne (author)2010-10-03

I'm glad you added that you could rotate the inner disk to for more than one password.
I always try to change up my passwords a little between the various websites I visit, for safety reasons, and I can't always quickly recall which sites have which variations.
So simple and well done!

omnibot (author)SiderAnne2010-10-04

I use firefox's password function, a password randomizer and the FEBE plugin to make backups.

Lindsley (author)SiderAnne2010-10-03

Thank you.

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