Do you have any scratched CD or DVD that doesn’t read the data? You can take them to repair shops, but wait a minute, there are some ways to fix scratched discs at home. A Jpanese life tips website Tui Tui (link below) gathered some information on how to fix scratched discs. Let’s check them out!
Note: Follow the solutions provided below at your own risk.
– Put in Refrigerator
Put a scratched disc into a refrigerator for a couple of hours. Take it out and dry it well.
This solution doesn’t actually erase the scratch, but it makes the condition of the disc “better.”
– Use Banana Skin
Polish a scratched disc with the inner part of a banana skin.
Wipe the disc with soft cloth, and spray glass cleaner and wipe off with soft cloth.
– Use Toothpaste
Polish a scratched disc with stain removing toothpaste first, and then polish it with regular toothpaste. Clean the dist with soft cloth.
– Use Tissue Paper
It is very simple. Rub a scratched disc radially (do not draw circles) with tissue paper.
Source: Quiz Himatsubushi
– Use Rubbing Compound
Use rubbing compound! It is for car scratches, but it works on discs too.
Whichever you choose to try, clean and dry the disc well before putting it into a player!! Be careful not to mess up your important disc or player.
Source: Tui Tui
This is JAPAN Style!