|sometimes the optics drives just fail in various ways. To sort it out a bit try substituting the DVD drive with another one and see if the same thing happens.|
Also you might look in the event viewer to see if any errors show in the logs. Also check the device manager to see if the cd/dvd player has been uninstalled
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