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Old 09-14-06, 07:37 AM
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modify region code for dvdrom

I was just wondering what software i should download for viewing different region codes of DVDS on my laptop. I am using the Arcade multimedia suite that was present on my laptop when i bought it. Thanks
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On my PC, the best (if not outdated, I'm lazy looking for new solution) solution I found is the combination of flashing my DVD-ROM's firmware and using DVD Region Free software. Using the software without flashing the firmware give me occasional problem on accessing some menu/content on several discs. Some of the new DVD-ROM drives offer region free capabilities (ie. LiteOn) but I haven't really tried that myself.

Since you're using a laptop, a firmware upgrade probably is a hard thing to find - so a region free software would probably be enough.
Old 09-14-06, 03:05 PM
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You don't have to change region code, lots of sotware DVD players nowadays can play other region's DVD anyway, like Media Player Classic, vlc, etc.

I have no problems using MPC to play European DVDs on my Sony Vaio's R1 DVD-Writer (and those DVDs are not playable on my Sony,Toshiba DVD player)

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