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Hi there,

Here's a good start. Go to the link below and click on the big green button that says RUN NOW. It's a Microsoft Autofix Application that's helped restart many an optical drive for me.

Hope it works for you.

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems

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