gta sa scratched disc!!!

  matt1234 10:58 21 Nov 2004
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Hi

My copy of gta sa was scracthed when it got wedged when the ps2's drive was closing and got badly scrathed!

And in result it doesnt play very well in my 4 year old machine! But here is the very weird thing when trying it on my sisters 1 year old machine the only thing that happened was the road dissapeared (no disc read errors) in some places!

What is going on is my ps2 at fault or will i need a new disc?

matt
habershon

p.s. im trying the disc in my mates 3 year old machine thats been repaired once so ill report back what happens!!!

  georgemac 11:19 21 Nov 2004

click here try this from toys r us - they will also do it in most stores I think

  LastChip 11:38 21 Nov 2004

Toothpaste can work well, providing your gentle with it. Gently rub the affected area. Don't try and remove the deepest scratches, just simply give the disc a "cleaner" surface than it was previously.

  matt1234 13:16 21 Nov 2004

I think ill get it sent off to be repaired because if i muck it up (that i probaly will) i dont have the money to replace it!

Does toothpaste work on cdrw just i have some old ones that need tyding up!!!!

  georgemac 14:24 21 Nov 2004

also worth going into your local dvd/games rental store - our local one has bought one of these "repair" machines and does the service for around £2.50

basically they remove the coating of the disk, and the scratch - so it will work but you have to be even more careful with the disk in future

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