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RoxStar 11-21-2007 11:01 PM

DVD Issue
 
Dear swampies,

A friend of mine burned me a DVD with data on it, but when I got it, I noticed it was highly scratched. Windows (and linux) both recognize the disc and I can even open some of the files, but some of the others seem to be unreadable. Is there a program that can coax out the data by ripping it to an .iso and then reburning it? Are there commercial solutions to clean these types of discs? I would rather not bother him with burning another disc so, if you find it in your heats, could you hook a swampie up?

swphreak 11-21-2007 11:53 PM

I think it'd be easier to just bug your friend for a new copy. The amount of work you'd probably put into getting the scratched DVD to work sounds like more trouble than it's worth. Just get a new copy and make sure not to scratch it.

acdcfanbill 11-22-2007 01:16 AM

or polish the dvd.

BongoBob 11-22-2007 02:30 AM

Indeed. Brasso works wonders on scratched discs.

RoxStar 11-23-2007 04:46 PM

Isopropyl Alcohol seemed to do the trick :D

Pie™ 11-24-2007 08:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RoxStar
Alcohol seemed to do the trick :D

Somehow it always does.

Seph 11-24-2007 12:52 PM

Some people tell me if you put plain tooth paste on the scratches then rinse it the disc will work, I haven't tried it so I'm just throwing it out there

BongoBob 11-24-2007 04:36 PM

That does work, but not nearly as well as some Brasso.

TiE23 11-24-2007 06:03 PM

A day where 4 gigs of porn is saved is always a good day.


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