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Rip stubborn CDs via a secondary drive
Authored by: dshirley on Mar 31, '05 03:34:31PM

You're on the right track... The DVD laser is somewhat stronger and at a different frequency. Most importantly, however, is the fact that the error correction on a DVD drive is so much better (consider the fact that a DVD has so much more data on it, so a tiny scratch will affect a great deal more information).

It's always a good idea to try a CD on a DVD drive before giving up on it... It's quite amazing what a DVD drive can actually read!

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