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No disc icon showing up

The disc Icon is not showing up under game or movie, therefore I cannot click on it to access either of these when I want to play one. Is there any way to fix this?

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Your blue ray laser is bad. if you want to attempt yourself the part # is KEM-400AAA this is direct replacement. if sent to sony the flat rate is about 180 dollars SUX RIGHT

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