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Windows 7: Renaming a DVD/CD

17 Apr 2012   #1

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
Renaming a DVD/CD

Hi Folks, is it possible to remove the writing on a disc done with a DVD/CD marker pen?


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17 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Try using rubbing alcohol... it will clean "sharpie" markers with ease and won't eat into the delicate backing layer on the drive. (Which is basically just a coat of varnish)
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17 Apr 2012   #3

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi fseal, I'm unfamiliar with what you posted, being in the UK.
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17 Apr 2012   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Hi fseal, I'm unfamiliar with what you posted, being in the UK.
Rubbing alcohol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It's the slightly diluted stuff you see at any pharmacy.
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17 Apr 2012   #5

 
 

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17 Apr 2012   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

surgical spirit, in other words.

or ...



i know your a scotsman (like myself) and we are supposed to be tight, but you could just copy the disc burn another and write on it correctly.
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17 Apr 2012   #7

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Thanks folks, will this cause any damage.?
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17 Apr 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

not if you use a fine grade paper.
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17 Apr 2012   #9

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Doh I was specifically referring to "Isopropyl Alcohol", the stuff you get at the drug store to disinfect wounds etc.

Isopropyl alcohol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isopropyl alcohol should not damage the CD back, it does not dissolve plastic or lacquer or whatever exactly they spray on the back of DVDs.
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22 Apr 2012   #10

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

It would be best to try it first on a DVD/CD that you can afford to lose.
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