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Old 01-09-2013, 10:42 AM   #45
murraypaul
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
I've got numerous CD-Rs which are 20 years old. 7 years is most definitely not "tops" for their storage. They don't degrade - keep them safe from physical damage and they should last virtually indefinitely. They were designed for 100+ year storage life.
Unfortunately, some of them do degrade, depending on the chemicals used in the writable layer. Especially badly if they are subject to UV in visible light.
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