CD Shredder

From: Kevin Handy <>
Date: Sat Sep 4 14:37:07 2004

Fred Cisin wrote:

>>So we're a bunch of Hardware/Software conservationists
>>and up to 10% of us are dedicated to destroying old software
>>on CDs.
>If you were to build a device to scan a stationary piece of CD,
>rather than trying to spin it, how much of the data could be
>recovered from a disk with a hole drilled through it, or broken
>in half?
If it just has a hole drilled through it, you should still be able to
read most of it on an ordinary CD reader, as long as the hole isn't
through the directory. Just don't spin it too fast (use a 1x drive).
Received on Sat Sep 04 2004 - 14:37:07 BST

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