CD-ROM - Repair a scratched CD

April 2018





If your CD or DVD is no longer able to read a CD / DVD because of too many scratches, start by trying to clean with a soft cloth and some water.


There is also an accessory called Skip Doctor can restore damaged or scratched CDs:

SkipDr Deluxe Disc Repair System

Some useful links on this FAQ
Published by jak58. Latest update on May 12, 2010 at 09:31 AM by jak58.
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