Advice 1: How to disable CD - DVD drive

The procedure to disable the CD or DVDdriveand in Windows all version is the default operation and is the standard tools of the system itself. Attracting additional software is required.
How to disable CD - DVD drive
Instruction
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Call the main system menu by pressing the button "start" to implement procedures for disabling the CD DVD drive and click "control Panel". Open the "administrative tools" link and expand "computer Management".
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Select "device Manager" and click on "DVD / CD-ROM drives" dialog box. Open the context menu to be disable a device by right-clicking the mouse and enter the command "Disable".
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Return to the main system menu "start" to disable autorun on selected drive and navigate to the Run dialog. Enter the value in gpedit.msc in the Open box, and confirm the utility starts by pressing the OK button.
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Open the link to "computer Configuration" in the editor window, and then expand Administrative templates. Go to "System" and select the policy "Disable autorun".
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Specify the subject to disable the device in the directory and use the value gpupdate at the console to apply the changes.
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Use the "registry Editor" to change the necessary parameters of the drive. For this again go back to the Run dialog and enter regedit in the Open box. Confirm the utility starts by pressing the OK button and expand the branch
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies (for Windows XP).
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Create a new subkey named Explorer and in it create a new parameter named NoDriveTypeAutoRun. Use the value 0х20 to disable autorun CD and DVD drive or enter a value 0хFF to ban all disks (for Windows XP).
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Change the value of the parameter AutoRun in the branch HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CDrom to 0 in Windows 7/Vista and use FF for the value of the NoDriveTypeAutoRun registry entry (for Windows Vista/7).

Advice 2 : How to clean a DVD disk

DVDdrive is a very convenient source of storing information. Also on the DVDdiscand rewrite information repeatedly. However, this requires a DVD burner and appropriate format the disks, as not all DVDdiscand you can record information many times. Disks which can store information and then wash it are RW. Once the information is erased, on this disc you can record the new information.
How to clean a DVD disk
You will need
  • Computer, DVD, program Ahead Nero, Internet access
Instruction
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In order to erase information from a DVD-RW disks, you must have a drive that supports recording information on the discand (DVD+/-RW). Also for the removal of information from the disks will need a special program. Today, the most convenient, clear and functional program is Ahead Nero. Download this app and install it on your computer.
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After installing Ahead Nero restart your computer and run the application. Then in the top window you need to select the format of the disks, with which it will work. To do this, click on the arrow in the top window. Select the CD/DVD. In this case, you do not have to switch between different formats the discs.
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Now carefully read the program's interface. Available only six main parameters. But, clicking on one of them, a window opens with additional commands. Select "Advanced" (at the extreme right side). There will be additional parameters for this command. Now insert in your optical drive DVD-RW driveyou want to clear. Wait for disk spin up. If you load the startup diskand close it.
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Now select the "Clean DVD". A window will appear warning that this process will erase all data on DVD-RW driveE. Click OK and then begin the process of cleaning the disc. Do not remove it from the optical drive before the wipe operation is completed, as this may cause failure of the DVD driveand in the future to the inability to write to him.
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Upon completion of the cleaning process you will be informed about it in the program window. Now DVD-drive completely cleared, and it is again possible to write and delete information, and you can do it repeatedly.

Advice 3 : How to clean dvd disc

If your dvd drive is not readable on the computer or dvd player, it is likely that electronic media just need to be cleaned. There are several ways of removing traces of contaminants, preventing playback, and all have required emergency care.
How to clean dvd disc
Instruction
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To clean dvd disc from dust, wipe it with a soft cloth made of natural materials. At this point your movement from the center diskand the edge of the radius, and not in the reverse order. It is recommended to wipe the surface of the diskand circle, because circular damage is much more difficult to get rid of.
2
Try to dust off the surface of the electronic device with a special spray sold for this purpose in computer stores. Direct a jet of air from the spray parallel to the surface of the diskand wait until the dust will not remain a trace.
3
To remove fingerprints from the surface of the dvd diskor any other contamination, moisten a soft cloth ethyl or isopropyl alcohol, then wipe dry with a electronic media radial movements.
4
In order to more thoroughly clean a dvd disk, moisten the surface with water, lather hands and gently apply lather on the brilliant side, then gently rinse with water and blot with a fabric that easily absorbs moisture, such as soft towel. Not necessary to dry the disc with a Hairdryer, this could damage it.
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Use liquid glass cleaner, applying it on a soft rag and wiping the surface of the diskand the direction of the radius. Or omit the dvd media in such a solution, and leave it for 5-7 minutes and then wipe the disc with a soft cloth made of natural material.
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Please note that such solvents as acetone, gasoline, kerosene, and other compounds, which include petroleum products, categorically not suitable for cleaning the discs. They can be clouding the surface of the dvd diskand causing the electronic device unusable for future use. You should only use solvents on alcohol.

Advice 4 : How to delete files from a CD

Sometimes the CD is superfluous information. Its removal may not in all cases, we need to consider what type of disc recording was made. Also make sure that the configuration of your hardware supports such an operation.
How to delete files from a CD
You will need
  • disk drive;
  • program Nero.
Instruction
1
Find out the drive type. Usually it is written on its front side or on the package. You can also view this parameter in the menu "My computer" if the disc is in the drive. If it says CD/DVD-R, then erase the files from the optical media in this case is impossible. If the CD/DVD-RW, then removal is possible only together with other data. If is CD-RAM, then the files from the memory disk can be erased one at a time in the same manner as with stick or hard drive.
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Copy the contents of your drive to your computer. Start the program Nero. Select disc type drop-down menu – a CD or DVD, respectively. Click delete data from the optical media in the program menu.
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Following the instructions of the system, run delete unnecessary files, or erase the drive completely. Next, create a new project record discs in the same program. To do this, select "data Disc" in the main menu window.
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In the project, add the desired content that was previously copied to your computer, with the exception of the unnecessary files. Record. Best put the slow copying speed, it will improve the quality of the recording.
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If you have Windows Vista or Seven, use the standard programs for working with optical media. To do this, insert the CD in the drive and go to "My computer". Open the contents of removable media.
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In the toolbar, and settings to select "Erase disc", before it also pre-copying to a computer required recording data. Wait until the end of the operation.
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Record disk using the standard system tools, simply click them with right mouse button and copy to disk.
Note
Not all optical drives have the ability to burn discs, consider this option if you want to overwrite the data completely.
Useful advice
Be careful when copying files to removable media.

Advice 5 : How to clean a CD

The CDs are used, in particular, for long-term storage and transfer of computer files. The more widely used CD media, the more urgent becomes the problem of periodic cleaning of the surface. Its solution can be used as special sets of industrial production and the means at hand. In addition, under the clean discs do not always mean the surface, sometimes it is about their contents.
How to clean a CD
Instruction
1
Buy a special set for the care of optical disks, which includes the necessary components to clean the surface of CD/DVD media. Typically, the package contains a vial with a special liquid and a sponge or disposable wipes. In addition to these, the kit can include the container, allowing in the truest sense of the expression "blow dust" from the tracks of an optical disk. Moreover, based on some sets is an automatic device in which you have to fill supplied consumables and place the optical disc, and the cleaning procedure the machine will produce. The easiest of kits contains a number of special liquid impregnated disposable wipes.
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Find soft cotton cloth, lint-free, if you buy a special set is not possible. As the washing liquid can be used plain water. Means for washing of glasses is also good.
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If the kit is intended for manual cleaning of optical discs, do this motion from the center to the edge is likely to cause mechanical damage in a circular motion is much higher. After the procedure the CD should be dry. If you used special materials from the acquired set, the liquid will evaporate from the surface itself. Otherwise, the same radial motion, wipe the disc with a dry cotton cloth.
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Use any application to burn optical discs, if the cleaning does not need the CD-ROM and its contents. But first you should find out, is possible in principle to such an operation. An obligatory condition is the presence in the computer recordable CD/DVD drive. In addition, the CD-ROM should be designed for reuse. If the CD marking is the letter W, then this condition is met. Another possible obstacle is if the previous write data on the disk it is "finalized" (was the corresponding label in the recording settings), then no change in its contents is now impossible.
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If you installed one of the latest versions of the operating system (e.g. Windows 7 or Windows Vista) use its own components to clean the disk directory. Load the CD into the reader, start Windows Explorer, and click the optical drive icon, right-click. In the context menu select "Format" and the screen will display the settings window disk cleanup. To change anything in the default settings is not necessary, click "Start" and the process of formatting the CD starts.
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