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First of all, hi everybody! What I want to do is force my DVD burner to use full writing power on the entire surface of a DVD. This should be ...
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    Looking for a program to destroy data on DVDs


    First of all, hi everybody!

    What I want to do is force my DVD burner to use full writing power on the entire surface of a DVD. This should be able to invisibly damage the contained data, and should work on CDs, DVDs and BRDs too (in theory).
    I don't want to write data over it, so it's not a matter of having a RW disc or a R one.

    The result I want to obtain is simply an unreadable disc that does not look damaged.

    Do you know if there's a program able to ignore a disc being already full and perform this task?

    Thank you!

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    I have to admit, you have piqued my curiousity.

    Other than playing unfriendly tricks on people, what possible reason would you have for damaging a disc in a way that is undetectable?

    Cutting the disc up is normally sufficient to destroy it. Some people like running them through a microwave oven but I don't recommend it.

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