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CD Drive/CD Maintenance

A dirty CD drive and/or a dirty CD can cause errors reading and writing to disk. CD drive cleaning kits can be purchased which will clean dust and dirt from the laser. CDs can be wiped with a soft clean cloth. Clean the CD against the tracks, from the middle to the edge of the CD. Stubborn marks can be removed with a cloth dampened with water or isopropyl alcohol.

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