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How to fix a cracked PS3 video game disc?

My Grand Theft Auto V for PS3 game disc is cracked where the hole is and I can't buy another one.

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Cracked game discs, unlike scratched game discs, are very difficult to fix. This is because a crack goes through the entire disc, whereas a scratch is on one side of the disk and can be buffed out using any of the methods listed in the great VisiHow how-to article below. However, a crack is much more difficult to fix, and it is possible that you won't be able to fix it at all. You can try the instructions below, however:

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  1. 1
    Get clear tape.
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  2. 2
    Cut a piece the size of the crack.
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  3. 3
    Gently press the tape down and rub it to make sure there are no bubbles in the tape.
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    Put it in your PS3 and let the disc spin inside.
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This has worked for a number of users with cracked discs. However, it may not work for you. In the event that it doesn't, call Rockstar customer service and ask for a replacement disc. You will still have to pay for the replacement disc, but it will be at a much cheaper price than buying the entire game new. You may also want to bring the disc to your local game shop who might be able to fix it with their specialized tools, but this is also a stretch depending on how severe the crack is.

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My Broken PS2 Video Game: Is there a way to fix it?

I really love that game, and it's been years since I've played it. But when I saw it today, I saw there were little cracks on the rim of the inside, and it would play but would suddenly stop before the main menu is displayed. Is it still possible for it to be fixed? I don't know if I can get another copy of that game in my country. Thank you!. I have tried: Nothing really. Don't even know what to do.. I think it was caused by: I think my brother once dropped the PS2 while he was playing a game, and since the controller still had a cord, he must have tugged on it.

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I have an Xbox 360 game that is cracked in the middle can I fix it?

Xbox 360 game cracked in middle. I have tried: Just running water on it. I think it was caused by: Dropped game with CD in it

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I have a CD with music that has a crack?

Most of the songs work apart from one or two but the ones that don't work are my fave songs, its only slightly cracked around the edge of a part of the CD. Also a few weird tiny bubbles that I thought was just dirt to scrape off but is apparently part of the CD, do you know how can I get those songs to play? thanks. I have tried: Scraping the bubbles off which didn't work also cleaning it that didn't work either. I think it was caused by: Its been dropped and kind of left outside in the rain lol

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You need to rescue your disc as soon as possible. Warning: do it at your own risk! Cracked discs may explode in the drive if they are spun up too fast.

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    You will need to use a computer with a CD drive.
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    Prepare a blank CD-R disc (700 MB or more).
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  4. 4
    Open the file and double-click "RimhillExSetup.exe" to install the program.
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    Insert any good disc into the drive as a precaution.
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    Click the new optical-disc icon for RimhillEx in the system tray and select "Speed".
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    Set the lowest speed possible ("1x", if available).
    Your drive is ready to read the disc.
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  8. 8
    Download and install Nero Platinum from http://www.nero.com/eng/downloads/.
    You will get a trial version that will work for a few days.
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    You might be asked to reboot to finish the installation.
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  10. 10
    Remove the good disc from the drive and insert your audio disc.
    It should not spin up fast now.
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  11. 11
    Launch Nero Burning ROM.
    You will see a "New Compilation" window.
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    Close the "New Compilation" window.
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  13. 13
    Click the "Recorder" menu.
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  14. 14
    Click "Copy Disc..."
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  15. 15
    Click the "CD" or "DVD" drop-down menu in the upper-left corner of the new window.
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    Select "CD".
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    Click the "Copy Options" tab.
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    Select the source drive and click the "Read speed" drop-down menu.
    Select the lowest speed.
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    Click the "Read Options" tab.
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    Click the "Profile Selection" drop-down menu and select "Audio CD".
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  21. 21
    Uncheck both "Ignore read errors" options on the page.
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    Click the "Burn" tab.
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    Check "Write" and "Verify written data".
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  24. 24
    Select the lowest "Write speed".
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    "Write method" should be "Disc/Session-at-once".
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    Click "OK".
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    Follow the on-screen instructions to copy your disc to a blank CD-R.
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    If the disc cannot be read at all, then close Nero and start over from step 11.
    In step 21, check both "Ignore read errors". You will get a copy of your disc with audio artifacts, but it will work.
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Can you please help me fix my disk?

I have black ops 2 and it has a tiny scratch/crack in the inner circle and it freezes when I get to a certain point, can you help me. I have tried: I have tried cleaning it and the PS3 and also wipe any dust. I think it was caused by: The scratch is causing the problem

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I don't get the last part of your article?

So I have a call of duty 4 game that I would say has a long crack running through 1 side of the disc. Its not in half but its just a long crack.I've tried doing the tape but it didn't work for my game disc and the toothpaste instructions aren't really clear to me, I got a bit confused through out the instructions. I have tried: The 1st and last solutions. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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My SIM game is scratched how do I fix it?

I have a SIM 3 game which has been scratched it has an o ring what are some home remedies to fix it. I have tried: Putting water on a rag and gently wiping it. I think it was caused by: Was moved while it was in Xbox console

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My destiny disc is cracked on the inside and it goes through the silver line is ther any way to fix it?

Its cracked in the inner ring and won't even appear on my PS3 screen

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Cracked car navigation disk won't read in the CD ROM?

Cannot navigate menus because car radio is displaying please insert map disk

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