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From: David W Noon <dwnoon@××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Damaged CD medium
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:56:31
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Damaged CD medium by Mick
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On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:30:59 +0000, Mick (michaelkintzios@×××××.com)
wrote about "[gentoo-user] Damaged CD medium" (in

> I tried on different PCs and I am getting the same error. Shall I > forget about it, or is there some means by which I can recover the > files on it?
I bought a CD/DVD cleaner from Maplins a few years ago and it recovers damaged discs quite nicely. It uses an abrasive to clean and polish the surface, so it can be used only a limited number of times on any given disc -- it will eventually grind through the plastic to the foil. The nearest I could find on the Web, also from Maplins, was this: <> It's visually different from the one I bought, and appears to be rather less aggressive. - -- Regards, Dave [RLU #314465] *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* dwnoon@××××××××.com (David W Noon) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2 iEYEARECAAYFAlUDFrIACgkQRQ2Fs59Psv+MfgCgmZZESWyTwVOlFjBSzyQoXqO/ LBIAoMHClLFAKHUVg/S01kCCxIE0TMxc =3GJD -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----