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How to fix ps2 game cd's

My game has heaps of scratches i've tried toothpaste and window cleaner but there's still scratches.

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  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2007

    my cd has a alot of scratches & game not reading cd

  • jonathan loving Dec 11, 2007

    my game has just a little bit of scraches on it but it still won't go it will go for 5 mins. and thats it i have buffer liquid. I've tyied it ten times and it still won't work please tell me how to fix it without anything expensiveor anything to buy PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    i have a minute scratch on the a CD and all i get every5 mins is that there is an error reading the disk what do i do!!!???

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2007

    my video game has minor scratches, but still won't work in my PS:2.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007


  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2007

    my kh2 cd has a scrath in it and it won't let me play the third day with Roxas

    i have tried cleaning it with denatured alchohol

  • ryan16 Mar 02, 2008

    toothpaste and windex

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    how do i fix my play station 2 games that i have i use tooth paste but it still wont work

  • FLAYER Mar 22, 2008


  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    I have alot of scratchs on my MAdden 07 how do i clen it?

  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    my bully is not working i've tried tooth paste and alcohol also windix

  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    my game would come on for 10 seconds then start skipping

  • ultracooljay Mar 09, 2009

    my cd does not work ive tried hand wash,soap...and many more



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Use deoderant

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  • zx0929 Apr 20, 2008

    rud deoderant then wipe



Try using WD-40 and cooking oil.. spray just a little bit on the game cd and leave it for 30 minits..wen the time is up wash it off with hot hot water and use a t-shirt or a smoooth cloth 2 wipe it off

Posted on Apr 07, 2008


Apply white toothpaste.(NOT THE GEL) rub in a circular motion all the way around from middle to the outside of the cd. let stand 5 minutes and wash off with warm water. then dry off with the softest cloth you can find. I recommend a eye glass cloth. I used this every time and it worked better than new. If it doesn't play then try the banana. if that doesn't work, then your disc is no good.

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

Try breathing on the cd

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

Use a freshly cut banana and rub it in a circular motion on the entire disk. Then do the same with the banana peel. (Both have to be fresh).

Then use a cotton cloth to get all the banana off you can, still using a circular motion. Finally use a glass cleaner and cloth to remove all the remaining banana

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

You are the best man! thanks!!!!!

Posted on Jul 25, 2007

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Take it to a place to get it buffed my cd was meased up like craszy now it works like new

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When your game doesent work always go to game crazy. If that doesent work wash it or spit on it then wipe it

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Just exchange the cd with another.

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Try a little bit of cooking oil and rubbing alcohol.only a little bit of oil.always worked for me.

Posted on Jul 16, 2007

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on Mar 07, 2011 | Computers & Internet


Fixing Scratched CD's, Games, etc.

To fix a scratched CD:
1) take a tube of toothpaste and place a dab on the CD.
2) Rub the toothpaste around the scratched area and let sit for a few minuets.
3) Take a slightly damp cloth and wipe the toothpaste off.
Note: do not rub in a circle, wipe off the paste starting from the middle, going out.
4) Finally, gently dry the CD with a towel, and play away!

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I own a ps2 slimline, but it seems to scratch my discs, it is on and off, nbut it can wreack some of my disks, i haven't opened it up,but cleaned inside the disk tray. What do i do?

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How do people fix scratched game disk"s
This is the type of thing you should use, they really do work and you can get them world wide form all ebay sites and shops.
You can also try a home method, this is to use a cloth and toothpaste, toothpaste will act like fine sandpaper and small circle rubbing over the area will buff the scratch out.

Jan 02, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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you could buy a new game, but it,s worth trying this disk repair solution first. i,ve been repairing game-music cds/dvds for a couple of years, with 80% sucessful results.
1:) Find an empty jewel Case ( plastic cd holder case ) put the game-disk into the case upside down. ** Underside Facing Up**
2:) Take a soft-cloth ** Yellow Duster Type** and apply a small amount Of T-Cut Or Toothpaste. to the cloth.
3:) holding the disk with one hand, to stop it moving. use your other hand to work the cutting paste into the disk, around the scratched area. using light to medium pressure.
4:) once you,ve polished the area around the scratch, using a clean piece of soft cloth, buff to a polish.
5:) once the scratch has been removed, polish with a light solution of furniture polish, to fill in any surface inperfections.

If your in the UK, i can repair the disk for you.

mike @ Compurepair.

Jul 02, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Hi DAVED North,

I Just got a XBOX 360 Call of Duty 3 disc back in shape using Toothpaste. Now the disc had a buildup around the outer edge from where it jumped off the spindle at high speed, This left a scratch all the way around the outer perimeter. I scrubbed and scrubbed for like 10 minutes on this scratch with Crest Toothpaste. The scratch is gone, but it left a foggy look where I did the toothpaste. Call of duty 3 is not working perfectly where is would not read at all before the toothpaste. This is why I say use toothpaste. It may not work on all, but it does work on some.

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