CD-ROM recovery software?

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Wed Apr 8 11:31:45 MDT 2009

On Wed Apr 8 2009 11:11:54 Brandon Stout wrote:
> I have an original audio CD that has a crack spreading from the edge.
> It's finally reached the last track.  Might superglue to hold it
> together and turtle wax over the scratch work?  Anyone tried that?

I would not put a cracked CD into any drive. That's flying, plastic shards 
waiting to happen. Especially since most drives now are 32x or faster--they 
are spinning very fast. 52x is 10k rpm, 65m/s linear velocity on the outer 
edge. That's a lot of force for a cracked disk to have to withstand.

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