Intro: How to Clean a CD
Knowing how to clean a CD properly is crucial if you want to save them. There are a few warnings that will save you from destroying your CD. Read on for instructions.
Step 1: Warnings
These are the important warnings to be cautious of.
1. DO NOT use household washing materials such as windex.
2. DO NOT wipe in circles.
3. DO NOT spray cleaning fluid directly on the CD.
Step 2: Toothpaste Method
This method is done by gently rubbing a layer of toothpaste over the disk. Then, you are to wait 5 minutes. After the time has passed, gently wipe off the toothpaste under running water.
Step 3: Wiping
- anti static cloth (if possible)
- CD cleaner (optional)
The method starts with putting your liquid of choice (cleaning fluid or water) on your cloth.IMPORTANT!!!DO NOT SPRAY LIQUID ON THE CD!!!
Next, you will need to wipe the CD in an outward pattern. NOT IN CIRCLES. Wipe from in to out until the CD is dry and clean.
Hopefully this instructable will help you clean your damaged CDs.