How long are burned CDRs expected to last, assuming that they are cared for and not scratched or otherwise damaged?
And how about unburned disks? Do they have a shelf life that expires?
The answer is: from 1 to 100 years. Read the FAQ and that answer might make more sense.
Quality media: Lots of yearsCheap media: Lots of days
I guess that explains why an audio CD I copied onto CMC media about a year ago has already become unreadable. Jeez, I gotta go find some TY......