Neither iTunes nor VLC will detect a disk when I put it in the drive. It doesn't show up in Windows Explorer.
My Acer took quite a beating when I was homeless. I kept it in my backpack, then used my backpack as a pillow when I slept, so I would be instantly awake were someone to try to steal it.
My Mac Mini doesn't have an optical drive.
I have a Blu-ray burner in my Linux box. Maybe I can use abcde or some manner of Open Sores software.