Floppy Password Guard

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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.


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    13 Discussions

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    becker990
    becker990

    4 years ago

    great ideia!!

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    mmari2
    mmari2

    5 years ago

    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

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    Plinko1
    Plinko1

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Your welcome, I constructed it and it works quite nicely

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    Plinko1
    Plinko1

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

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

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    batman96
    batman96

    9 years ago on Introduction

    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.

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    SiderAnne
    SiderAnne

    9 years ago on Introduction

    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!

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    omnibot
    omnibot

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

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