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I am having a problem regards the CD/DVD drive on my Dell Dimension 5150. When I insert a disc all I get is a constant sort of clicking sound and the disc will not play. What do you think is the problem? Is a new drive required?

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The clicking sound it likely indicative of a failed drive. A replacement DVD-RW drive is normally less than $50.
Before you replace it, you can try this:
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&os=W764&osl=en&SystemID=XPS/DIMENSION%20400/9150&catid=-1&impid=-1

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