How to repair a scratched CD: 3 life hacks

By Daniil PiskunApr 26, 2024 13:37 PMTech
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How to repair a scratched CD
How to repair a scratched CD. Source: www.ifixit.com

SSPDaily has told you how to remove scratches on a disk. Find out about three life hacks for CDs that will help with damage on them.

Use toothpaste

To remove scratches on CDs, you can use toothpaste. Apply a small amount of toothpaste to the scratched area and rub it gently with a soft cloth. Afterwards, rinse off the toothpaste with water and dry the CD thoroughly before attempting to use it.

Using wax

Apply a small amount of car wax to the scratches and gently buff them in a circular motion with a soft cloth. Then wipe off any excess wax. Waxing will help fill in the scratches and create a smooth surface that is conducive to proper CD reading.

Polishing scratches with a banana

Surprisingly, there is a method that involves using a banana to polish scratches on CDs. Rub the inside of a banana peel over the damaged area, and then polish the CD with a soft cloth. The natural oils contained in the banana peel can help improve the readability of the CD.

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