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How to Save a Scratched CD/DVD

Spray the entire surface down with Pledge. Wait about 10 - 15 seconds. Wipe of Pledge until the product is completely dry. Something in Pledge smooths over the imperfections making the DVD/CD playable again. It is amazing! With 2 girls under 10, we were always having "accidents" that ruined their favorite movies or music. This tip has saved us a lot of disappointment and money.


Source: I learned this about a year ago from some morning show, though I cannot remember which one.

By Kristin from Leroy Township, Ohio

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By guest (Guest Post)
May 13, 20080 found this helpful

There was actually a book for sale on QVC too that had this tip in it. Works great!

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May 15, 20080 found this helpful

This Is a great Idea !
I'll try this on my son's cd's that were once doomed for the trash.Thanks !

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By guest (Guest Post)
May 28, 20080 found this helpful

Wow! I never knew about this. I was just browsing and stubbled upon this. I have so many DVD's that my 3 daughters 8 and younger have destroyed. Even my GASP copy of "The Notebook" ugh I'm gonna cry. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU... I can once again drive my hubby crazy by watching this extremely romantic movie and nagging him about why he can't be more romantic.

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November 16, 20080 found this helpful

WOW!! Thanks for the great info!!

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By guest (Guest Post)
November 17, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks for the Pledge tip. Another tip on saving/cleaning scratched CD/DVD's I found in a local magazine was to use a condom. Yip, a condom. Apparently the lubrication on them is just perfect for this application.

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