Advice 1: How to clean a CD

If CD/DVD, it became impossible to read the information, it needs to be cleaned. In result you will be able to remove from the surface of the disk scratches, fingerprints and other dirt.
You will need
  • - Soft tissue;
  • - alcohol;
  • - toothpaste;
  • soap;
  • - water.
Instruction
1
Wipe the disc with a soft cloth or, if possible, remove the dust with a can of compressed air. Rubbing the carrier, place from the center to the edges of the straight movement. In any case, do not circular, because doing so could damage the disk.
2
Mix alcohol with water in a ratio of 1:1. The received solution moisten a piece of soft cloth and wipe his disk, as described in the previous step. If the surface is sticky stains such as sugary drinks or food, remove them with water with dissolved in it the liquid for washing dishes.
3
On a saucer, squeeze a small amount of toothpaste that does not contain abrasive particles and dilute it with water. In this solution dip a q-tip and Polish it the scratches on the disk . Then clean the CD under running water. Dry soft cloth wipe the disc. Then insert it into the player.
4
If the sound is shaking and it continues to leap, remove the disc and repeat the cleaning procedure from the beginning. Pay special attention to all the scratches have disappeared at the stage of polishing the disc with toothpaste.
5
Removing dirt and fingerprints, can be limited by wiping the surface with a cloth dampened with isopropyl or denatured ethyl alcohol. You also perform movements from the center of the disc to its edges and to top process wipe the disc dry.
6
Remember, to purify "blanks" you can not use these aggressive solvents such as gasoline, kerosene or acetone. Such substances can dissolve the disc, making it completely unusable.
7
Still have to clean the disk by wetting it with water and gently distributed over the entire surface of the foam with ordinary toilet soap. Apply it only with your hand, in any case, not a sponge. After rinsing, shake well compact and leave to dry. So after drying on the surface no divorces, Pat it with a towel.

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
1
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.
2
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.
3
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.
4
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.
5
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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