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Archival Media for Digital Data
By Brian Smith

In MMDigest 060121, Mark Kinsler wrote: "Has anyone found CDs,
recordable or otherwise, that have actually failed?"

Yes, I have around a dozen audio CDs that began to fail at first
with one or two tracks, then the whole CD was unrecognizable.  They
were all the cheap quality CDRs that were recorded on a computer.

Brian Smith
Calimesa, Calif.

(Message sent Tue 24 Jan 2006, 03:07:22 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

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