`cd` is the command-line command for navigating the directory tree. It stands for C(hange) D(irectory). For the optical disc, please use [compact-disc]

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How to clean CD / DVD that have mold on them

I notice some of my favourite CD and DVD have some mold on them. How do I go about to clean them so that I can still play them?
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i can boot from cd/dvd but not read it in windows

i can boot ok from cd or dvd. In windows 7, I can't read a disk. I can write to it but not read. When I click "open" it ask me to put a disk in and opens the tray. It won't play music or video. Device ...
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Why has my laptop stopped reading DVD's?

My dad's Windows 7 Dell Inspiron laptop reads CD's just fine, but not DVD's. He used to watch DVD's on his laptop all the time, but now it won't even recognize the disk. File explorer says to insert a ...
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Acer Aspire Can't boot from CD

My harddrive is slowing down more and more, so I decided to install a new harddrive. I have the installation discs for the default software for the computer, but something is troubling me. I have ...
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Cannot install windows on a wiped drive

About a week or two ago I was on my laptop with Windows 7 (That I installed with a cd) When it dropped. After dropping the Hard drive I could not find anything on the disk or save anything onto the ...
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Is there a way to rip DVDs & CDs on headless CentOS box?

Has anyone set up headless DVD & CD ripping on a CentOS box? I’ve seen a few posts and threads about other operating systems, but nothing about CentOS / Fedora / Red Hat, and nothing recent. I’d ...
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bash change directory with “shortcuts”

On my windows computer I use JPSofts "Take Command" a.k.a. TCMD as command.com or shell replacement. One tcmd feature I really miss when working with bash on Linux/Os X, is the extended directory ...
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Windows Commandline - Change directory directly on different drive

I'm making a guide that everybody should be able to use. At one point, I need them to go to the commandline and type something - but it's important that it happens from the correct folder. So it's ...
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Optical disk drive cannot clamp the cd/dvd in place

The plastic ring that holds the disk in the drive has come lose and fallen apart. Is it possible to find a replacement, and how do I insert it into the drive?
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Cannot start Tomcat server from Mac terminal?

I am trying to start the Tomcat server on my Mac. When I navigate to the bin folder, the startup.sh file is there but when I try to run it, it says the file doesn't exist: quickCoder-MacBook-Air:bin ...
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What do you do if not all your songs from a CD didn't rip on your computer/Windows Media Player?

I was trying to rip a cd to my media player, and not all the songs has been ripped. What can I do to make sure all the songs rip from the CD?