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Old 01-21-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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I tried the toothpaste method, but I didn't work. There is a perfect circle in the middle of the cd which isn't allowing this game to work.

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Normally I would say wash it with your dishes: soap and water. That's how I clean all my discs before I play them.
But if toothpaste didn't help, nothing probably will.

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Normally I would say wash it with your dishes: soap and water. That's how I clean all my discs before I play them.
But if toothpaste didn't help, nothing probably will.
Looks like I'll have to borrow a friends then and copy the files on the hard drive.
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I tried the toothpaste method, but I didn't work. There is a perfect circle in the middle of the cd which isn't allowing this game to work.
did you do it like this? http://www.metacafe.com/watch/822040..._cd_scratches/
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circular marks are the ones you don't want.....disc cleaners might be effective...fairly low cost too
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Old 01-24-2012, 03:37 PM   #7
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Bench grinder with a buffing wheel.
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Bench grinder with a buffing wheel.

I can attest to this working with many badly scratched CDs and DVDs, however I have not had success with Blu-Ray discs so some of the new video game discs might not work either. At worst you still have a game that doesn't play though.
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I can attest to this working with many badly scratched CDs and DVDs, however I have not had success with Blu-Ray discs so some of the new video game discs might not work either. At worst you still have a game that doesn't play though.
Xbox games are on regular DVD's anyway. PS3 games are on Blu-Ray.

I loved Forza 3, but totally forgot to get 4. Lots of good games came out around that time.
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Bench grinder with a buffing wheel.
I don't know about this idea. It can create enough heat to burn the plastic, can't it? At least thats what happened when I used a rotary tool with a buffing wheel on it.
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There are disk repair kits out there you can try. I had some luck with the one I purchased. If the scratch is on the surface and not deep, it should work. They are available just about everywhere.

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