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How to Clean a Blu-Ray Disc

 

Whether it's a new favorite or a classic in your collection, Blu-ray discs get dirty from time to time. Even the slightest smudge or bit of dust can make a Blu-ray player struggle to read it. Fortunately, cleaning your disc is easy and will have it working like new in no time. Here are some simples steps for cleaning a Blu-ray disc.

 

What you'll need:

 

Cleaning a Blu-ray disc without scratching it

Step 1: Wipe Down the Disc

Take your microfiber cloth, and wipe down the entire disc using outward strokes from the center to the edge. Blu-ray discs are a bit stronger than a standard DVD, so you can use a little more pressure to get out tough smudges.

 

Step 2 (optional): Use Tap Water to Wipe Down the Disc

For a disc that is extremely dirty, you can use tap water in conjunction with your cloth to wipe down your disc. Don't use anything stronger than tap water, or you'll risk damaging the disc's coating. After you've wiped it down, use the dry part of the cloth to dry the disc.

 

Step 3: Test the Disc

Put your disc into your Blu-ray player, and test to see if it is back in working order. If necessary, repeat steps 1 and 2 until your movie plays smoothly once again.

 

How to Clean a Blu-Ray Disc