How to recover Data from Scratched Disk

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Old 12-25-17, 06:54 AM
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How to recover Data from Scratched Disk

Hello:
There is a scratched disk which I have no idea why the scratched happened. Also, disk did not finalize on my DVD recorder.

Is it possible to recover Data from a scratched disk?
Or, if it's not possible, is there a good program for this issue? Because, there are several programs on-line, however which program is good for a non-expert computer?

Any help on this issue would be truly appreciated.

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Old 12-25-17, 07:57 AM
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If the scratch is light you can polish the disc so the head will read, if it's deep it's toast!
 
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I have never tried a recovery software when I scratched a disk. I polish them to remove the scratch. I have a polishing kit purchased back when CD's and DVD's were popular that works quite well. Just like polishing a paint finish you start with a coarse grade and work to finer and finer grits.
 
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