How can i play audio cd directly with my plextor drive

i have a plextor cd writer w4012a and i have linked the audio cable to it when i installed it - yet i do not know how i can use it as an independant cd player - it has no play button on it

i would like to be able to use the headphone feature in it

can anyone help me please

thanks

You need a software program to make it work…windows mediaplayer,winamp,realplayer…or you can choose another 1 out of hundreds…