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Help! Another Scratched DVD.What Do I Need?


Pingback: [Geeks Are Sexy] - A blog we luv mercurythread says: August 14, 2007 at 3:57 am Eh got drunk and was pretending I was a superstar DJ by candle light To fix a disc and get it playable again, you need some solution to fill in the small surface scratches. I am very grateful!! ๐Ÿ™‚ k+2i0 Please wait... ur welcome!!!!(-:

will it still work if i only have vaseline?

Vaseline is petroleum jelly

I have a disc would it hurt it with vaseline i don't have the other stuff

Vaseline is petroleum jelly


Just like the one I never visit. You will need to apply a small amount of pressure to wipe it off, and to rub it into the grooves of the scratches (please don't break your disks!). Never push down. I went over it, wiped it clean, went over it again, wiped it clean, then handed it to my son, and a few moments later, all grins - it worked. http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/7-bizarre-home-remedies-that-r-152502

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Flag as duplicate Thanks! Wash with soap and water again, dry and you're good to go. Other problems could be surface dirt or a malfunctioning CD player. If your disc contains vital information, or you’re just nervous about polishing it with something you’d normally put on a sandwich, you can practice your polishing on a less important CD

Insert the DVD and turn the hand crank according to package directions. Or check online auction sites for used versions. Thank you. How To Fix A Scratched Xbox 360 Game Guest #77 Welcome.

Eric says: September 26, 2007 at 11:32 pm I tried it on a busted netflix dvd that was completely unplayable, and the movie played the whole way through!!!! How To Fix A Scratched Dvd With Toothpaste Anyone tried that yet? Glad my kids were not hanging over my shoulder like they often do. Reply Hardy says December 30, 2008 at 11:23 am A guy at work told me to use baby wipes and what do you know, it actually worked great!

The brasso fills in the scratch on the plastic, thus allowing the laser to read the information beneath. How To Fix A Scratched Video Game It seems like a good idea, but I haven't tried it yet. From 37 votes. Good as new!

How To Fix A Scratched Dvd With Toothpaste

funny thing is, that is exactly how I do it, and at high speeds too. http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-a-DVD My CD is only slightly scratched and they aren't very deep scratches so I don't know why nothing is working. How To Remove Scratches From A Dvd Guest #19 what do i do with the furniture polish? How To Make Scratched Cd Work It left too many fine scratches that would need a decent polish to work right.

I fixed my friends music CD that had scratches on it with furniture polish and a dry sock, making circles with it then rubbing it on my t shirt - OMG It could not hurt to try. (Try a few stores actually; the worst they can do is say no.) A number of CD cleaning and repair kits are available for sale, Is it possible that boiling would slightly reflow the plastic near the scratches? Then, gently wipe the disk from the center to the edges, across the radius, using the jewelry cloth. How To Fix A Scratched Dvd With Vaseline

Really want to clarify something here for you:

1) The process that your video store used was to literally sand down the disc. congratulations.

The other guy is right. Maybe the DVD drive in my computer is less sensitive to scratches than the one hooked up to my TV. If you are trying to read a dual layer disc or scratched disc with a front loaded (slip in) CD drive, you can pretty much forget about getting a good read.

turn a lamp on-(but the light bulb has to be a 70 watt light bulb) put your finger in the center of the cd and rotate it slowly on top of How To Fix A Scratched Dvd With Peanut Butter The fat PS2 has ajustment screws. Thanks a lot! ๐Ÿ™ k0i-2 Please wait...

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Because the alcohol evaporates quickly, this shouldn't take long. and you were ready to wet your pants? If you used toothpaste, rinse the disc thoroughly with warm water and let it dry. How To Fix A Scratched Wii Game It takes time, but it's worth it.

There are also helpful videos on YouTube that you can watch. The grit inside toothpaste helps to clean and buff the surface of the disk. Disks that are exposed to sunlight, moisture, and heat are more likely to warp and scratch. k+1i-2 Please wait...

Continue wiping around the disk, from inside to outside, until the entire disk has been cleaned. 5 Insert the disk into your DVD player. Reply Robolix says August 31, 2008 at 11:10 am There's nothing better than CAR WAX for cleaning CDs and DVDs! Not sure how it's worked for others. Those images on the toothpaste video (second video) are totally freaky.

I am not sure why. Thanks for letting us know. Your mileage may vary, but Microsoft saved about 25ยข on the build cost of the Xbox 360 by not including safety measures which would prevent a lot of scratches. If you can get a single computer to read a copy of the disc, you can burn a replacement copy on a new disc so that you don't have to worry

Method 6 Wax Method 1 Wax the tracks. Use a soft cloth and some very clean water. Banana Yes, banana. Thanks for posting that, Hardy!

These drives are notorious for having poorly calibrated/calibrating lasers and are practical useless for anything but brand new CD's. If you decide to try these steps with a DVD, be careful to never wipe a cloth on the side with the title of the DVD. Hold it up to the light by putting your thumb in the hole in the middle and grabbing the curved edges with your fingers. (Do not touch the main – shiny Yes No Can you tell us more?

Just make sure you hold on tightly to the disc as the bench grinder can snag the disc from your hands and throw it against the wall. Reply Katina says May 23, 2013 at 10:27 pm Well I don't see where it tells you how to fix it. If you can get a disk image, you can burn a new copy any time you need it. Though counter-intuitive, polishing a disc can repair a scratched CD by removing some of the outer plastic coating and thus making existing scratches shallower.

thanks very much Elana #16 Oh my goodness, i had just scratched my precious NCIS dvd! k+1i0 Please wait...