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How to Keep Passwords Safe and Secure on Your PC Using Command Prompt [CMD]

With the increase in technology, use of a computer which was a luxury once upon a time became a necessity. In the present situation of Tech world, there is no wonder if anyone says that computer is an essential requirement for a human. Browsing Internet has become a part of life for most of the business officials, students, software professionals and other employees. Most of us spend a lot of time in social media. In our day-to-day life, we need to remember a lot of passwords. Passwords may be related to Gmail, Net banking, Facebook, Twitter, document files etc. Forgetting is our human nature as a result sometimes we may forget important passwords. So, all we need is a better tool that remembers and keeps our password safe. But this problem can be solved by the simple commands using command prompt.

Here is the step-by-step process:

#1. Create a folder with a name of your choice at your desired location.

Here I’m creating a folder with name ”

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#2. Open that folder and create a new text document

Here I am creating password.txt

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#3. Open password.txt and save it after typing all the personal account information.

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#4. Copy any random picture to the folder you have created.

Here I copied atb.jpeg to “all tech buzz” folder

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#5. Now open your command prompt by typing “cmd” in start

Go to the folder you have created using the commands “cd desktop” and “cd all tech buzz“. Type “dir” and then press enter.

You can see the two files in the folder directory. password.txt and atb.jpg

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Now type the main command:

“copy /b atb.jpg+password.txt =myphoto.jpg”

syntax: copy<space>/b<space><picture_filename>+<text_filename><space>=<newpic_filename>

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#6. Open the folder. You can see all the 3 files

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Delete the two files password.txt and atb.jpg

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#7. You can see myphoto.jpg as an image file.

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#8. Now open “myphoto.jpg” with notepad.

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#9. Scroll up to the end of the notepad.

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Isn’t this trick amazing? From now it is not difficult to remember passwords.

Also read: Computer Tricks That Every CS and IT student Must Know

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