Sunday, September 18, 2011

How to Recover Data from damaged or corrupted(Scrached) CD or DVD

Data Stored in a DVD or CD can be easily be corrupted due to scratches occurring as the result rough handling of the disks.Disks are damaged easily when exposed to high temperatures and chemicals.

Data can be recovered to an extend from slightly or moderately damaged or corrupted disks which are not broken by the use of a tool called isobuster.The following is a step by step guide on recovering data from damaged CD's or DVD's.

  1. Download IsoBuster from
  2. Install and Open IsoBuster
  3. Insert the Damaged disk and wait for it to be recognized by IsoBuster .
  4. After the Disk is recognized you can try to extract the complete data of the DVD or CD by selecting the appropriate track>Right Click and Select Extract user data.

By selecting this option you will be able to store the entire content of the disk to your hard disk in Disk Image formats like .iso,.tar etc.
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