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My XP disk got scratched, so now I cant reinstall Windows! Is there any way to fix it with out one of those disk buffers?
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edit: Nvm, you have pro
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Do you have a computer with windows on it already? See if the disk is scratched enough that it won't run. If it is, you probably have to get something to get rid of the scratch (like one of those buffers) or use a friend's XP disk and burn it (if you already have it that wouldn't be bad).
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try ripping it on to your computer ifvthat works then burn a copy off and use that instead
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My XP disk got scratched, so now I cant reinstall Windows! Is there any way to fix it with out one of those disk buffers?
Try cleaning the disk with pledge...the furniture cleaner...I know it sounds funny but it fills in the gap or something...A guy told me about it for cd's...I lmao...then tried it..Now I keep a small can in my truck and in the house just for that purpose
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try ripping it on to your computer ifvthat works then burn a copy off and use that instead
I tried using nLite, but that didnt work Is there some ripping software that tries to work around scratches?
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I tried using nLite, but that didnt work Is there some ripping software that tries to work around scratches?
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Get Alcohol 120%/52% and rip it on the "Normal CD" method, apart from you click "skip reading errors"

When it's finished, mount it, and burn it to a new CD.
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maybe if you can just get a new cd if you have a warranty. the key is really what matters
    
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