These days optical drives are slowly disappearing from the computers. This is specially true for the laptops, they do not come with any DVD drives now-a-days. I think manufacturers are gradually switching to a USB port only future. But the laptops that do come with DVD drives also offer a challenge as the DVD drive tray eject button is given on the left or the right side. With multiple USB devices attached, it can be a little bit inconvenient to push this eject button manually.
Door Control offers a much more convenient way to control the CD/DVD drives in both desktop and laptop computers. With its help, you do not have to use the physical eject button present on the optical drives for ejecting or closing the disc trays.
After the installation of the Door Control software on your Windows PC, it places a small eject button in the notification area of Windows desktop. You can simply click on this eject button and it will eject the optical drive tray. If your optical drive tray was already open, then it will quickly close the tray when you click on the system tray icon.
In the kind of DVD drives that are used in desktop computers, both closing and opening of the disc trays is supported by Door Control. But in the case of smaller DVD drives that are used in notebook computers, only ejection is supported. You will still have to manually close the disc tray.
Door Control is very useful if you do not want to use the regular eject button on the optical drives panel. It is both convenient and compact. It stays in a corner of your PC screen and works without leeching your system resources in a completely unobtrusive way.
You can download Door Control from http://www.digola.com/.