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Old 11-13-07, 04:09 PM
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Finding the region code for a DVD

Is there a way to find out what the region code for a DVD is, if it's not listed on the packaging and I can't find anything about it on the internet? It's not a bootleg or anything, just a cheapie from the store from a minor distributor.

I tried to look through the features on WMP and VLC, and on the disc drive on my computer as well, but I can't see anything that will tell what the region code is. Am I missing something that should be right in front of my face?

It's not a major big deal or anything, but I'm trying to submit the profile for the disc to dvdspot so I can add it to my collection, and I'd like to be able to accurately say if it's region 1 or 0. I figure it has to be one or the other.

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Old 11-13-07, 04:59 PM
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If you are really curious, you could download the free trial of PowerDVD and that will tell you (probably a couple of other programs that would do the same also if you prefer another).
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Old 11-14-07, 09:42 AM
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it should be printed on the disc?
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Old 11-14-07, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by zepplin
it should be printed on the disc?
It's a cheap disc from a small distributor. Not all DVDs (and practically none of that variety) bother to include those details on the disc.
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Old 11-14-07, 11:33 AM
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What's the disc? Odds are somebody here can just tell you.
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Old 11-14-07, 12:13 PM
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Disc title is irrelevant.

Got PowerDVD, as advised. Problem solved.

Thank you.
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Old 11-14-07, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
Disc title is irrelevant.
Pron! just kidding
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Old 11-14-07, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
Disc title is irrelevant.
Ha Ha!

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Old 11-14-07, 06:16 PM
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So you're a fellow member of dvdspot. What do you want, a cookie?
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Old 11-14-07, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
So you're a fellow member of dvdspot. What do you want, a cookie?
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