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    cleaning disks

    does cleaning disks with toothpaste work or is it a myth?

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    Re: cleaning disks

    No, toothpaste is for polishing out scratches. For cleaning use soapy water.

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    Re: cleaning disks

    ok thanks, its just recently on some of my games i was getting disk unreadable.

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    Re: cleaning disks

    Quote Originally Posted by bobrools View Post
    ok thanks, its just recently on some of my games i was getting disk unreadable.
    Your drive well may be on the way out if you are getting the error on several discs.

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    Re: cleaning disks

    As mentioned could be your drive or if your playing backups use verbatim as others can cause disc read errors.

    Also when cleaning do not use a circular motion, this can wipe data from the disc.
    ove up in straight lines instead from middle out.

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    Re: cleaning disks

    Quote Originally Posted by Trash Man View Post
    Your drive well may be on the way out if you are getting the error on several discs.
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    How old is the drive?

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    Re: cleaning disks

    100% Isopropyl Alcohol and a Micro-Fiber cloth

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    Re: cleaning disks

    i got a new xbox back form microsoft my 5th now, the drive has started letting me play two games now that the old one wouldn't. I took my gh3 disk to gamestation to get it cleaned but it made the disk worse

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    wow, never knew the toothpaste thing. will have to try that!
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    Re: cleaning disks

    Quote Originally Posted by hypnoticstate View Post
    wow, never knew the toothpaste thing. Will have to try that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Necrocut View Post
    100% Isopropyl Alcohol and a Micro-Fiber cloth
    +1 on that

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