DVD player not working after installing Windows 8

My DVD player don't open any files, SAMSUNG SH-118AB, after installing Windows 8. I put in a DVD in the player and it starts to work, but it do not autorun and it's impossible to find the files in Explorer. The DVD player isn't there! Please help me.
 

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Last updated January 6, 2019 Views 1,245 Applies to:
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W8 does not natively support DVD playback you will need to install Window Media Centre or 3rd party player ie; VLC (Link below)

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

For a limited time WMC is available for free at link below;

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/feature-packs

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Alas we humans do fail!!!!

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Hi I had the same problems when I updated to windows 8 I have a Sony Vaio and my Dvd was gone nothing would work. I finally went to Microsoft live chat help desk you can click here or cut in paste  :
https://answerdesk.support.microsoft.com/?mkt=en-us&id=1055521277344500&skuid=1&partnerid=Smc&rejoin=0&psrc=ms_smc&entryid=Getsupport&prodcat=Windows+8&ref=https%3a%2f%2fsupport.microsoft.com%2fmsaccount%2fsignin%2fsignin.aspx%3fRedirectionTo%3d%252fget-support%252fwindows%252fwindows-8%252fperformance-maintenance%252ffixing-system-failures%252f%253fccsid%253d13535070850060794&productkey=awasachat

They fixed it for me no charge it is part of the windows 8 package 90 days text support if you do it in the morning look for Cesar he was a really awesome Tech and fixed my DVD and web Good Luck and have a Happy Thanks Giving!

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