The DVD-R that Ate a Superdrive

Just read about this at ZDNet a few minutes ago. The long and the short of it is this: Crap DVD-R completely destroyed the guy’s superdrive.

I don’t know if this particular brand of media is available in Australia but I am looking at the pile of white-coated CDs which (touch wood) so far have not done anything antisocial… and am now determined never to buy that kind again, regardless of who makes them.

YIKES!

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2 thoughts on “The DVD-R that Ate a Superdrive

  1. jtfolden 02/03/2007 / 1:17 pm

    Take note, these are the “printable” type of discs, the ones that can be inserted into certain printers to have the ink printed directly onto the CD/DVD, etc. I never have trusted those. grrrr

  2. kyte 02/03/2007 / 4:14 pm

    yes i know that now, but i didnt when i first bought and began using them. :-/

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