how do i clean my dvd disc?

 
Old 12-30-03, 12:14 AM
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how do i clean my dvd disc?

kinda dusty and there are smudges. prob from kids. what should i use to clean the written surface of the disc?
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Old 12-30-03, 01:28 PM
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Hellooo Mcfly!! Theres plenty of dvd cleaners everywhere you go, BB Circuit city, Target...etc...They work fine
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so there is a dvd cleaner...

uhm.. how'd it go..

Make like a tree and get out of here.
or was it
Make like a tree and leave.
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IMHO use a cotton shirt. Those DVD wipe clothes I bought are like sandpaper to my DVDs.
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Old 12-30-03, 04:19 PM
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I use water and a microfiber cloth. never had a problem removing dust dirt,fingerprints with it.
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A bit of tissue and some Iso-Propyl Alcohol (IPA/Propan-2-ol) which i readily am able to obtain from work more than does the trick for me.
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purified water and a microfiber cloth as above.

dont use a terry cloth.

i have a DVD doctor i got as a gift, and IMHO, it does more damage than good. use it only as a last resort for deep scratches.
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soap and shampoo. jk.
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Old 12-30-03, 07:09 PM
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Boil it for 2 minutes & remove from hot water and allow to air cool.

With soft lint free cloth, wipe outward from spindle in a straight line.

All contaminants should be removed. Voila!
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Old 12-30-03, 09:15 PM
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^ yeah, not to mention the information on the disc itself.
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Old 12-30-03, 10:24 PM
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Originally posted by Mole177
^ yeah, not to mention the information on the disc itself.
Not true. There have been plenty threads devoted to this method. Do a search and see.

I would not steer you wrong.

Toothpaste is sometimes used to fill in scratches on DVDs. I kid you not.
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Old 12-30-03, 11:20 PM
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Yes, as Speedy1961 said, there have MANY THREADS asking this same question, did you try a search?? If my memory serves me correctly I think there is even a merged thread somewhere. Here are some thread links which were posted by Speefy1961 in an earlier post - back in August!

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=Boiling




You know, search can be your friend - plus it can help save you from threadcraps from people who get frustrated reading the same questions coming around every month or two!!

You could do a search for TOOTHPASTE too!

Good Luck!

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