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My Dvds used to play fine untill i tried to play a very badly scratched Dvd, i dont know if this the cause but now when i try to play dvds and cds the sound is very crackly and jumpy. What could have caused this and how do i fix it?


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The optical reader does not touch the disk. I would suspect that, in addition to being scratched up, the bad disk was also very dirty.
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I recommend cleaning the drive. You can pick up a good cleaning kit from Radio Shack or any good electronics supply store. Worth the investment.
Try running a cd/dvd cleaner cd in the drive. You can get these from just about anywhere that sells dvds and or cd's.
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