I guess the OP wasn't as upset over the malfunctioning dvd player as I thought... he hasn't even checked back to see what help we may give him.

Of course, in my experience the optical drives on computers are always one of the first components to fail.

"If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world but not with Republicans? Maybe he’s not the problem."