When I put a disk, dvd, or cd, no program does, how can I solve this problem

If I go to media player or power get that there is no disc in the dvd player. the message States please insert a disc. Of course I have already one in but it just won't pick up, I have an emachines with microsft windows xp. I tried all types of cd and dvd, and it was just working fine last week and now today for some reason, it of not... Please, please help if you can.

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Hello

1. don't you make changes on the computer before this problem?
2. are you able to access the CD or DVD in windows Explorer?

Uninstall power DVD and run the fix it tool in the following article. Then reinstall back power DVD software.

Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media

http://support.Microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us

You may also be interested in having a look at the following article.

How to troubleshoot common problems that occur when a Windows XP-based computer cannot read a CD or DVD

http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/321641

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