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#1 whiteshoes

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 07:23 PM

hi all hope this is the right forum. sorry if its not but here goes one of my sons favourite films has got a big scratch in it so i have tried to make a back up copy so my son can continue to watch it but i have been using dvd shrink (as its an old cartoon series)and it keeps getting to 41% and then freezing i have tried cleaning the disc but have had no joy... i hope somebody might be able to suggest something as i dont want to go and buy it again
any suggestions welcome and appreciated
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Posted 25 July 2008 - 10:33 PM

As for copying the disc, we can't help you with copying anything that is copyright protected as this is against the forum rules.

I have heard of some success with using car wax to buff the scratch out, but if it is too deep it won't help. Another solution would be to try something like the technique used in this article.

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 09:42 AM

A mild toothpaste has also been know to work. Rub from the center outwards, along the scratch, not in a circle
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:22 PM

Toothpaste Defiantly works I've used it on loads of PS2 disc's. If that fails take it to your local DVD rental outlet there sure to have a professional disk cleaner. All methods only work on the underside,if its on the top its lost. :thumbsup:

Edited by The weatherman, 26 July 2008 - 07:12 PM.





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