Hello, when I push the button to open the DVD drawer on my laptop nothing happens, and the player is no longer listed in My Computer.
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it probably died
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116 look here... you may have to adjust a reg entry and reboot. normally it can happen on windows installs on unsupported hardware like putting windows 7 on a toshiba that was shipped with windows xp.