Tip & How-To about Audio Players & Recorders
You can save a Lot of money when you restore a scratched DVD or CD.
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Oct 20, 2016 | Video Game Consoles & Games
Clean off the CD. Run some warm water over it and then rub it with a microfiber cloth.
Rub from the inside edge, straight out to the outside edge.
Do not rub in circles.
Continue this process until the CD is dry.
Pour rubbing alcohol over the CD. Shake the excess off and let it air dry.
When CD is dry, try playing it to make sure that it wasn't simply dirty and not scratched.
Hold the CD in the light and try to determine precisely where the scratch is located.
Scratches will usually be visible.
If you can see the scratch, place a small amount of plain toothpaste
(the type with baking soda works best) and fill in the scratch with it.
Take the microfiber cloth and get it only slightly damp.
Rub the excess toothpaste off by working from the inside edge of the CD to the outside edge.
Repeat this until it is clear.
If you are having a hard time locating the scratch, but rather see several scratches, using your cloth rub a thin layer of Vaseline over the CD.
Gently wipe it off by once again moving from the inside edge to the outside edge of the CD, in straight motion, not in circular motion.
The Vaseline will fill the cracks, allowing the tracks to be read by the laser beam.
Use an original Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.
Lightly dampen it and run it along the CD in straight lines from the inside edge to the outside edge only.
Continue this process until the CD has been completely wiped with the eraser.
The magic erasers contain small microbead particles that can fill the crack
Things You'll Need
Toothpaste with baking soda
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser can be purchased on Ebay
AU $2.78 +postage
try it once you have your cd cleaned any ready copy and paste it to a folder ready to burn it or do a cd copy
hope this helps
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