Advice 1: How to clean dvd disc

If your dvd drive is not readable on the computer or dvd player, it is likely that electronic media just need to be cleaned. There are several ways of removing traces of contaminants, preventing playback, and all have required emergency care.
Instruction
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To clean dvd disc from dust, wipe it with a soft cloth made of natural materials. At this point your movement from the center diskand the edge of the radius, and not in the reverse order. It is recommended to wipe the surface of the diskand circle, because circular damage is much more difficult to get rid of.
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Try to dust off the surface of the electronic device with a special spray sold for this purpose in computer stores. Direct a jet of air from the spray parallel to the surface of the diskand wait until the dust will not remain a trace.
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To remove fingerprints from the surface of the dvd diskor any other contamination, moisten a soft cloth ethyl or isopropyl alcohol, then wipe dry with a electronic media radial movements.
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In order to more thoroughly clean a dvd disk, moisten the surface with water, lather hands and gently apply lather on the brilliant side, then gently rinse with water and blot with a fabric that easily absorbs moisture, such as soft towel. Not necessary to dry the disc with a Hairdryer, this could damage it.
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Use liquid glass cleaner, applying it on a soft rag and wiping the surface of the diskand the direction of the radius. Or omit the dvd media in such a solution, and leave it for 5-7 minutes and then wipe the disc with a soft cloth made of natural material.
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Please note that such solvents as acetone, gasoline, kerosene, and other compounds, which include petroleum products, categorically not suitable for cleaning the discs. They can be clouding the surface of the dvd diskand causing the electronic device unusable for future use. You should only use solvents on alcohol.

Advice 2: How to clean a CD

The CDs are used, in particular, for long-term storage and transfer of computer files. The more widely used CD media, the more urgent becomes the problem of periodic cleaning of the surface. Its solution can be used as special sets of industrial production and the means at hand. In addition, under the clean discs do not always mean the surface, sometimes it is about their contents.
Instruction
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Buy a special set for the care of optical disks, which includes the necessary components to clean the surface of CD/DVD media. Typically, the package contains a vial with a special liquid and a sponge or disposable wipes. In addition to these, the kit can include the container, allowing in the truest sense of the expression "blow dust" from the tracks of an optical disk. Moreover, based on some sets is an automatic device in which you have to fill supplied consumables and place the optical disc, and the cleaning procedure the machine will produce. The easiest of kits contains a number of special liquid impregnated disposable wipes.
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Find soft cotton cloth, lint-free, if you buy a special set is not possible. As the washing liquid can be used plain water. Means for washing of glasses is also good.
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If the kit is intended for manual cleaning of optical discs, do this motion from the center to the edge is likely to cause mechanical damage in a circular motion is much higher. After the procedure the CD should be dry. If you used special materials from the acquired set, the liquid will evaporate from the surface itself. Otherwise, the same radial motion, wipe the disc with a dry cotton cloth.
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Use any application to burn optical discs, if the cleaning does not need the CD-ROM and its contents. But first you should find out, is possible in principle to such an operation. An obligatory condition is the presence in the computer recordable CD/DVD drive. In addition, the CD-ROM should be designed for reuse. If the CD marking is the letter W, then this condition is met. Another possible obstacle is if the previous write data on the disk it is "finalized" (was the corresponding label in the recording settings), then no change in its contents is now impossible.
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If you installed one of the latest versions of the operating system (e.g. Windows 7 or Windows Vista) use its own components to clean the disk directory. Load the CD into the reader, start Windows Explorer, and click the optical drive icon, right-click. In the context menu select "Format" and the screen will display the settings window disk cleanup. To change anything in the default settings is not necessary, click "Start" and the process of formatting the CD starts.
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