Your CDs & DVDs Won't Last ForeverLuke Plunkett5/14/14 10:00pm2779EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkOne of the reasons so many people prefer physical media over digital downloads is the supposed permanency of it all. HDD goes bad? Memory corrupted? Doesn't matter, I've still got the disc! Remember, though, that those discs will not live forever.