RECOVERING DATA FROM
Do you have a CD or DVD that suddenly begins to read
errors? Can a scratched DVD be repaired? Can you save files
from a disc that cannot be read? We teach you how to recover
files on a damaged CD or DVD.
It has happened to all of us more than once. A CD or DVD of
music, video games, personal files, suddenly begins to fail.
The reader gets stuck and refuses to read the content.
Perhaps the CD and DVD is scratched. Or maybe, thanks to
its poor quality, the magnetic layer has deteriorated. Before
you throw it away, there are a couple of things which will be
done to undertake and recover data from the CD or DVD. Do
How to Recover Files from a Damaged Disk
When a CD or DVD fails, it is due to one of three causes: The
reader lens is dirty, the disc is dirty, or the surface of the disc
is damaged. Let's start at the beginning
If a disc cannot be read, the most common cause is that it is
dirty because of fingers, dust, liquids. The first step is to clean
the disc with a cloth or a specialized cleaning brush. Clean
with a cloth from top to bottom, that is, from the center to the
edges, in a straight line. Don't make circles.
If the dirt is extremely stuck, we'll use warm water and a touch
mild soap or baby shampoo, and wash the disc with a cloth.
Yes, it can be wet with water, but when drying it you have to
leave it in the air, you don't have to rub it with the cloth.
Copy Protection Issues
Sometimes the copy protection of some discs causes read
errors in overly sensitive readers. This is quite common with
some Blu-ray movies, but it also happens with games.
If only one album gives you problems and it seems fine,
become suspicious. Sometimes it's solved by updating the
firmware of the Blu-ray player, or that of the console. If it
continues to give problems, you should go to the store where
you bought it and have it changed, or tested.
If the disc is clean and has no marks, but the reader does not
read it, do not