How to repair scratched CDs and DVDs with toothpaste
Next time you receive reading errors when trying to listen to a CD or watch a DVD, try polishing it with toothpaste. This may not work every time, but has been told to help more than a few. Instead of spending money on outside tools or remedies, you are able to use toothpaste, which is always within our reach at our home. Simply an easy way how you may fix scratched CDs and DVDs.
Via: Hardware Secrets, Lifehacker