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How to clean a scratched cd cheap

This is probably cheaper than buying high tech gear, how much is a new cd really?
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2005 pt cruiser cd player rejects cd and shows err

Either it's a bad CD (format, or scratches), or you have a faulty CD Player. If the CD player is bad, it is likely much cheaper to just buy a new one, than to fix the factory one.

Jun 07, 2012 | 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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my game is scratchedwhat do i do to get the scratch out

There are several solutions available, but none of them will work if the LABEL side of the disc is scratched, or if you have really deep scratches on the underside.

You can buy liquid-based CD/DVD scratch repair kits that will also work for Xbox games. I would try that first. If that doesn't work, you could try a disc refinishing product (usually called disc doctors or skip doctors). These are (usually) motorized buffers that buff out the scratches.

May 02, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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my laptop doesnt boot and when i troubleshooted i realised its a motherboard problem can this b repairable? frank email fk.dbest@gmail.com

Is it giving any post codes? Beeps. When you try to start it. If it is not the you will more than likely have to replace it. Most modern motherboards are not serviceable except by high end techs with DC training. It is usually a lot cheaper to just replace it.

Jan 21, 2010 | Intel Motherboard

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my disc drive on my computer wont read any disc? why?

Hello and happy New Year,
The following could be causes as to why a cd rom does not read the disc. Towers are much easier to work on than laptops because of the space and you do not have to disassemble them as much. The following are some common causes of malfunction.

1. The most common cause is that the optical reader lens is dirty and needs to be cleaned or the discs are scratched or dirty (you can also purchase a disc cleaning kit for your discs themselves). You can buy a cd cleaning disc fairly cheap at most electronics stores or wal-mart.

2. Sometimes the cables can become disconnected or does not make a complete connection inside the system

3. The device drivers could be corrupted and this causes the operating system to not be able to properly communicate with the device. If you are running windows XP or higher you can use the troubleshooting tools to help you run diagnostics on the device. Using device manager is the easiest and you can also update any device drives as well.

4. CD roms work in much the same was as dvd/cd players. If the disc is not spinning or is making weird noises and starts and stops a lot the problem could be that the spindle motor has malfunctioned or gone out. In a case such as this it would be cheaper to buy a new drive because the cost of replacing the whole drive would be cheaper than paying someone to replace the spindle motor, unless you know how to replace one yourself.

5. The worse case scenario is the optical reader has malfunctioned, in which case again it would be cheaper to replace the whole drive with a new one.

I hope this helps give you an idea of what the problem could be and some hints on how to fix it.

If you do not mind, please rate my help. I would greatly appreciate it. Thank You

Jan 01, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Pioneer CDJ-800 "died" while playing a song, unable to play cd's now.

Ok, I am not sure what your question is?

More than likely either the drive motor, or the power transformer gave out or both. Unfortunately, not a cheap fix, but cheaper than buying new. Total parts and labor, would run you about $200 or so.

- Optic
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Nov 02, 2008 | Pioneer CDJ-800 Turntable

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