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6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 10, 2013, 11:05 Mr. Tact
 
*blah* I thought I had set the "bad" discs aside, but apparently after I successfully used the ones I got from my buddy I threw the originals away. Oh well....  
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5. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 9, 2013, 15:21 Mr. Tact
 
Well, I'm using the drive for other stuff and the machine and the drive are less than a year old, but I'll check...  
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4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 9, 2013, 09:58 Ant
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 09:45:
Certainly stored well, in CD cases and other than being moved in boxes when I personally moved, always indoors (with AC). I didn't bother with another drive because I knew I could get the ISO image from a buddy. But now that you mention it, I'll see if a different drive can read them.
I noticed some drives do good, bad, random, etc. on specific brands, medias, etc.
 
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3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 9, 2013, 09:45 Mr. Tact
 
Certainly stored well, in CD cases and other than being moved in boxes when I personally moved, always indoors (with AC). I didn't bother with another drive because I knew I could get the ISO image from a buddy. But now that you mention it, I'll see if a different drive can read them.  
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2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 8, 2013, 09:46 Ant
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jan 7, 2013, 18:01:
I don't know about 1,000 years, but if the disc will really lasted 50 years I'd be pretty happy. Recently had an issue with original CDs apparently degrading beyond use (15 year old original install CDs).
And you stored those CDs well and tried various drives? I should test mine like Compaq Armada 1585DMT's Windows 95 OEM CD.
 
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1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 7, 2013, 18:01 Mr. Tact
 
I don't know about 1,000 years, but if the disc will really lasted 50 years I'd be pretty happy. Recently had an issue with original CDs apparently degrading beyond use (15 year old original install CDs).

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