Can't read data on my cd anymore

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lamamia Posts 4 Registration date Thursday January 17, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2013 - Jan 17, 2013 at 02:06 AM
lamamia Posts 4 Registration date Thursday January 17, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2013 - Jan 17, 2013 at 10:34 PM
Hello,

i have data saved on my cd's they where the old ones where they had shiny colourful looking labels on them well i accidentally put a piece of cellotape on one of them and when i took it off it took the whole label off and now it won't read any data on my cd is there anyway i can solve this problem or was or the data written on the label and not the cd desperately need help it was old pictures i had saved on it thank you




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Zohaib R Posts 2368 Registration date Sunday September 23, 2012 Status Member Last seen December 13, 2018 69
Jan 17, 2013 at 02:23 AM
Hi lamamia,

There is a free application by the name "AIV BAD CD/DVD Reader". This application helps you copy data from damaged CD/DVDs to your hard drive. If the damage is very severe I cannot assure you this will help, still try once. You can download AIV BAD CD/DVD Reader from the below mentioned link:

https://ccm.net/download/download-11858-aiv-bad-cd-dvd-reader

Do reply with results.
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lamamia Posts 4 Registration date Thursday January 17, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013 at 02:52 AM
thank you for your speedy reply however it still won't read it i think it's because the disk is the imation ones and when i stuck tape to it it ripped half of the imation sticky label which was attached to disk and i think it wrote to the sticky label not to the disk do you think that's correct or do you think i can still retrieve my data look forward to response thanks again
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Zohaib R Posts 2368 Registration date Sunday September 23, 2012 Status Member Last seen December 13, 2018 69
Jan 17, 2013 at 03:25 AM
Hi lamamia,

On discs a thin reflective aluminum layer is sputtered. The laser beam from the CD/DVD equipment reflects off the aluminum layer and hits an opto-electronic device that detects changes in light. From your description it seems this layer has been removed along with the sticker. I think it will be difficult to retrieve data off this disc anymore.

Please reply if you have any further queries.
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lamamia Posts 4 Registration date Thursday January 17, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013 at 04:17 AM
hi again is there any chance of getting a thin reflective aluminium layer put back on it in order for me to read my data really need photo's off it thanks again await reply
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Zohaib R Posts 2368 Registration date Sunday September 23, 2012 Status Member Last seen December 13, 2018 69
Jan 17, 2013 at 04:41 AM
Hi lamamia,

I searched for a way to put the thin film back but was not able to find one. I am afraid there is not any method accessible to me for doing this.

Please reply if you have any further queries.
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lamamia Posts 4 Registration date Thursday January 17, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013 at 10:34 PM
thanks for trying i'll keep looking
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