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Safe way to use a password in a bat or cmd file?

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Last Modified: 2016-08-02
I have a program I need to run several sessions of at a time so I am looking at scripting it to open and log on to each one. For the exe I have the syntax but don't want to use my password in a unencrypted format.

It would look something like this
appsRUS.exe -b servername1 -u domain\myaccount -p compootersarecool

I need to make the -p part encrypted and not use plain text in a script.
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