The prescription for a sick CD? Toothpaste, MSG and wood polish, of course. About to chuck that busted CD? Not so fast, young grasshopper. Web editor Megan Miller demonstrates three ways to resurrect those scratched discs using stuff you probably already have sitting on your s ...more
This video is presented by A K Dlnny. The video starts with common location in any household. A K shows a CD which is fairly scratched. Most of us have scratched CDs with us and he teaches us a very simple way of cleaning these CDs. As first step A K takes good portion of comm ...more
Have a Playstation game, or any other disc, that just won't play? In this how-to video, you'll learn how to repair damaged and scratched optical media (e.g., DVDs & CDs) using sandpaper and rubbing compound. Check it out.
CDs and DVDs offer great entertainment, but they are far from invincible. Even small scratches and dirt on the discs can make your music or movie skip. Watch this video to learn how to fix those annoying scratches.
This video shows you how to clean a CD or DVD easily.First of all, you need toothpaste. Apply a thin layer of paste to the whole surface of the disk and spread it evenly. Let it dry for about 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes have past, clean the whole disk at a sink, and make su ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to repair your scratched discs easily at home. You no longer have to kiss that favorite album goodbye! Save some money and some time and try and fix your discs at home next time. Good luck!
Make the magic remover cloth shown in this how-to video which will remove all the scratches on your favorite CDs, your LCD display or just remove some scratches on plastic. You'll need egg whites of and a microfiber cloth. Don't throw away anymore CDs, DVDs, or lose important ...more
This how-to video shows you a very simple method to remove scratches on your DVDs and CDs! The magic fixer is toothpaste. Don't throw out any of your favorite movies, records, or software. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to rescue and repair scratched CDs.
Have a scratched CD but you are not ready to get rid of it? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to remove scratches on your CD by applying toothpaste and rubbing it down. Remove scratches from a CD using toothpaste. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
If your audio discs aren't playing anymore or constantly skip, then your problem might be scratches. Not just the bottom layer matters on an audio CD. The top layer can scratch just as easily and cause just as many problems. That's why it should be protected, and this video sh ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to effectively remove DVD and CD scratches by using toothpaste! First, you will need to grab the CD or DVD that is scratched and then grab a tube of toothpaste. Next, rub some toothpaste onto the middle of your item. Now rub your finger on the to ...more
In this video, we learn how to use Coca-Cola to remove scratches from a CD or DVD. First, grab one glass of water and one glass of Coca-Cola and set aside. Next, grab your scratched CD or DVD and place it on a flat surface. Now, grab a soft towel and dip it into the glass fill ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove CD/DVD scratches with an apple. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. The material required for this task are an apple and cotton wool. Begin by butting the apple in half and apply the fresh apply onto the scratches ...more
This how to video shows us how to fix a scratched cd or dvd using toothpaste. Don't throw out that scratched cd or dvd, just fix it with this DIY home project. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor econom ...more
Instead of using that banana to make another how to put on a condom video, learn how to remove CD scratches with it.
In order to remove the scratches from a CD with toothpaste, you will need: regular toothpaste, a towel or washcloth, and water. While holding your CD in one hand, being careful to avoid touching the center, coat the CD with toothpaste. You should try to cover one small area a ...more
This video tutorial is in the Electronics category which will show you how to quickly remove CD and DVD scratches with toothpaste. You will need a disc with scratches, tooth paste, water and a towel. First wash your disc with running water and wipe it dry with towel. Wait for ...more
Sick of throwing out old CD's? Annoyed with using up all your toothpaste and fruit to temporarily fix your albums? This heavy duty fix will take you some extra time to do, but you should be able to use your CDs for much longer after its done. You Will Need: *A compressor *Cors ...more
There are so many home remedies these days for fixing CDs, but have you ever tried the blowdryer fix? Well, now's your chance. In this tutorial, learn how to use an ordinary hairdryer for fixing and otherwise ruined album. Don't believe it? Give it a try and see for yourself!
Fact: the banana is the perfect food. It is a potassium packed snack, CD scratch remover and a prank device. Now, we've got yet one more 'a-ppealing' (get it?) reason to love the banana. Throw out the shoe polish. Here is the solution to dirty shoes! Polishing your shoes wit ...more
Enjoy the deliciousness of a peanut butter sandwich without the artificial chemicals that comes in store-bought jars. To make your own peanut butter at home, all you need are pre-roasted peanuts, peanut oil, and a little bit of salt and sugar. Roast the peanuts in the oven fo ...more
Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more
CDs and DVDs are fragile pieces of tech. They can easily get scratched or mussed, making them harder for your computer or other electronics to read. But you can clean the scratches with just a few things you can find around the house - like toothpaste!
Those discs you thought were done for because of scratches and years of use now have a second chance at working and all you need to do so is get some things together from around the house. You'll need toothpaste most importantly, some tissues, water and the actual CD you want ...more
This video answers the question "does cleaning your CDs or DVDs with a banana work?". First, take a freshly cut piece of banana and rub it in circles on the disk gently. Rub it well for about two minutes. Then, take the peel and rub the inside of the banana peel in circles on ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to fix scratched games with a simple solution. You will need a few rags, alcohol, and a surface to place the disc on. Take the rag and pour a tiny bit of alcohol on to it. Next, put the alcohol away. Take the cd and rub it with the rag. ...more
The CD bubble trick. So simple, fun, and clever. Learn how to blow a bubble from a blank cd. Necessities: Unwanted CD Lighter Screwdriver or anything else to scratch off the top layer *note, you can also use the plastic disc that comes with a CD or DVD spindle. That way yo ...more
Don’t throw out that banana peel—or that overly ripe banana. Put them to good use around your house instead. Step 1: Shine your shoes Rub the inside of a banana peel on anything made of leather—shoes, pocketbooks, jackets. Then wipe away the residue and buff with a lint-free ...more
We've seen lots of methods of CD/DVD scratch removal here on WonderHowTo- bananas, toothpaste, even eggs. Now Instructables member gpotvin suggests another method to throw in the mix: vaseline. No reason to throw away those damaged CDs! Save 'em - it's as easy as Step 1, 2, 3. ...more
What's a good way to transport compact discs without scratching them when you have no case? Make your own of course... watch this video tutorial to learn how to fold a CD case with just one sheet of paper. With just one ordinary piece of printer paper, you can make two differe ...more
Lost the jewel case for one of your CDs or making a mix-CD as a gift? Don't let that CD get scratched. Here's a real simple method to fold a quick and easy case for any stray CD. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make your own today!
A common XBox problem is a malfunction that causes a circular groove in your CDs and games. In this tutorial, learn how to fix that horrible circular scratch at home, and hopefully play your game normally again. This fix could save you a bunch of money, since Microsoft won't r ...more
Tired of your CDs and DVDs skipping? There's a simple fix to mending all of those scratches and scuffs. And the simple trick involves a pencil eraser and a soft cloth. No more skipping discs or unplayable movies!
The Easy Pro home use disc fixing machine is a new way to fix old scratched discs. Everyone has a messed up old CD, DVD or game disc that is in need of some serious repair. Watch this tutorial and find out how to fix that disc you thought was a lost cause.
Learn the basics of scratching/editing sounds on vinyl record decks and CD decks when DJing. Part 1 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 2 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 3 of 3 - How to Scratch records.
If you've cracked or lost the jewel case for a CD, or if that big plastic holder is just too bulky to carry around, have a look at this fun tutorial. In this video, learn how to make a protective case for a CD or DVD out of paper, and prevent scratches. This is pretty quick an ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper snowflake from scratch. First, take a CD and trace around it on a piece of paper so you have a perfect circle shape. After this, take your scissors and cut out the circle. Next, take the circle and fold it in half, then fold it fr ...more
Here's a great homemade remedy to fix that pesky scratched CD, DVD, or game disc. Who knows when that old Rush album you found between the couch cushions might come in handy... Other things that you might have to watch out for is how deep the scratch is so sometimes it might ...more
In this Household Hacker experiment, we'll demonstrate how to completely remove scratches from your CD or DVD media. For this project, we used: 1) 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2) Toothpaste 3) Diet Soda (must be sugar free or seltzer water) 4) Plastic container 5) Baking soda 6) ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the seamless loop and reloop on ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the American Audio CK1000 MP3 & ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the CDT-05 MKII Hybrid Turntable ...more
In this video, we learn how to build a computer. First, you will need to make sure you have all the appropriate parts for your computer. You will need to have the hard drive, cables, ram, video card, motherboard, sound card, CD burner, etc. When you start to build your compute ...more
In this drumming video series, you'll learn tips and techniques on recording with electronic drums. Our expert Steve Blank will show step-by-step, from the click track, scratch vocals, and laying down the first drum track, to building dynamics with background percussion, addin ...more
This is my attempt to show people some cool things we can do with programming, and to give a small incentive for people to join the weekly Community Bytes. I wanted to make a tutorial on how to use Twitter from the command line with Python. This would have been an easy project ...more
Need help getting started on this week's WTFoto Challenge? Look no further! In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create simple chalk symbols and writing in Photoshop. So read through this post and try it out yourself—or I'll tell your cousin what you said when you were dr ...more
Kick Ass Game Review Part 1: Background & Voice Talent There are three parties involved in bringing you The Kick Ass Game: - Wha Entertainment (Publisher) - Marv Entertainment (Role unknown) - Frozen Codebase (Indie Developer) Wha Entertainment is owned by Howard Horowitz. H ...more
So, you scratched up your $500 Adobe CD and now it's unreadable. You could go buy a new one, but you already purchased it! Searching The Pirate Bay and downloading some Adobe software can usually be easy enough, but what should you watch out for? And what about your movies? W ...more
Here are various tricks which are possible with "scratch holography." To make one of these holograms, all you really need is a plastic CD case and a couple of thumb tacks pushed through a stick.
A single paper clip can go a long way. Having just one of these ubiquitous office supplies can make you a smartphone mount, replace your broken zipper tab, scratch your lottery ticket, and eject the CD from your stuck DVD drive. Multiple paper clips chained together can make ...more
Sometimes the simplest things yield the most fun results. This clever trick creates long, condom-esque plastic bubbles. This How-To is very simple: Grab the plastic disk that comes with your blank CD or DVD spindle or scratch the aluminum off a real disc. Heat an area of it w ...more
Most wood furniture is long-lasting, durable, and resistant to great wear and tear over the years. However, set a single sweaty, wet cup or bottle on the surface of your favorite wood dining table, or your prominently placed wooden coffee table, and you'll end up with a round ...more
Food can smell great before, during, and after cooking. A pot of stew simmering away on the stove will tantalize you all afternoon, and there's nothing better than the smell of fresh-baked cookies lingering in the house for hours. One place you don't want to smell food? On yo ...more
Whether you drive a new or used car, discovering a new dent, scratch, or scuff mark can send you into a frustration spiral. While there are many DIY ways to deal with dents, scratches and scuff marks are trickier because you could make your car's paint job look even worse. But ...more
As pentesters and hackers, we're going to be working with text frequently—wordlists, configuration files, etc. A lot of this we'll be doing on our own machine, where we have access to whatever editor we prefer. The rest of it will be on remote machines, where the tools for edi ...more
RouterSploit is a powerful exploit framework similar to Metasploit, working to quickly identify and exploit common vulnerabilities in routers. And guess what. It can be run on most Android devices. I initially covered RouterSploit on Kali Linux and macOS (OS X), but this tuto ...more