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DVDs as a computer storage media

What are some experiences with using DVDs as a computer storage media?

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Hi there,

Personally, I have not had many negative issues regarding the usage of DVDs as a computer storage media. I can think of a few reasons why DVDs may not be the best solution, however. A DVD may not work properly for the following reasons:

- if the surface has been scratched
- if the DVD has come into contact with water
- if the DVD has been exposed to extreme heat or cold

Moreover, increasingly laptop computers are being sold without internal DVD ...