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Scratched disc?

Got a disc that won't read but looks like it should?

First, most video/video game rental stores will buff any disc for you for around a buck. If you're not into that.....
Try waxing it. Yep, just like your car. Break out the turtle wax (or any other paste type car wax, for that matter). Rub on a thin layer, let it dry and wipe it off. Buff it, nice and shiny, with a clean cotton cloth. A clean T-shirt works great and the wax won't hurt the shirt. Don't use any synthetic fabrics. They'll scratch it even more.
Still no luck? Go right back to your car's supplies and grab the Rain-X. Follow the instructions and, when your disc is dry, buff any spotting back to shiny and try again

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i hit my xbox 360 with a football and my game got marks try cleaning with a soft cloth but it would not work what do i do now?


You can take the game to almost any big movie rental store and they will buff it for under $7 usually (looks brand new again). You can also buy a skip doctor they work but it wont look new on the bottom it will look kind of swirlly what it does is sands off the disc in small layers until the scratch is gone. I've used both ways. Skip doctor works for all games but a gamecube disc and I think a wii disc cant remember though. It works on ps3 ps1 ps2 xbox xbox 360 etc though those were the only two I can remember it having a problem on. That cloth wont take that circular scratch out.

Dec 27, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox 360 has scratched circles into one of my discs what do I have to do?


Go to a video rental store that has a disc bufferer and ask them to buff it for you. You might have to go to some different stores to check and they might charge you for buffing the disc.

Jun 12, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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mt blitz game has a ring around it and i dont no what to do


by a ring around it do you mean on the cd? if so take it to a video rental store and ask them to buff out the strach it costs like 5$

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you might want to take it to either a video game store or a movie rental place and see if they can resurface the disk for you might cost a couple of bucks but ushally they will do it. It might help but about the only thing that I can think of to solve this.

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