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I have an LG FB126 DVD system that only plays region 4. What are the unlock codes to play region 1 and how do I do it??

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  • andykingston Sep 17, 2008

    It is a region 4 in Australia

  • andykingston Sep 17, 2008

    Hi my name is Andy and live in Australia. I have an LG FB162 home theater system that will only play region 4 movies from Australia. I need to know how to unlock the system to play all regions, especially region 1 movies from America?

  • andykingston Sep 17, 2008

    Hi my name is Andy and live in Australia. I have an LG FB162 home theater system that will only play region 4 movies from Australia. I need to know how to unlock the system to play all regions, especially region 1 movies from America?

  • andykingston Sep 17, 2008

    Hi my name is Andy and live in Australia. I have an LG FB162 home theater system that will only play region 4 movies from Australia. I need to know how to unlock the system to play all regions, especially region 1 movies from America?

  • andykingston Sep 17, 2008

    Benimer - great help, only one who could help me :) many thanks
    Andy K

  • andykingston Sep 18, 2008

    also my Teac DV3800vk needs an unlock code? how do I do that?

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Hi,

I was made to understand that there are several versions of this model. Pls try:

  • Turn on your DVD player - with no disc inside;
  • Press pause followed by 3 1 4 1 5 9;
  • screen will display current region
  • Press 0
  • enter
or
  • Press On
  • "No disc" will appear
  • Eject Tray
  • Press '0' more than five times.
  • Press Pause
  • Press Off
or
  • Press "pause"
  • Press "1 4 7 2"
  • edit the 5th number group in the code
  • the first number is the region code
  • example; if the number is "12" then the region is set to 1
  • another example, if the number is "42" then the region is set to 4
  • so if you want all regions set it to "02"
  • when finished press "pause" again to exit from the menu
  • power off the unit and turn back on again.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Hi,

follow instructions published by other experts and set it to region 0.

Region 0, means all regions accepted, will allow the dvd to read all regions.

Reward the expert that published the working procedure among the ones listed, by voting the solution.

Thanks

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You can also try

  1. Turn on the player (without disc inserted)
  2. Open the disc tray
  3. (Press PAUSE)
  4. Press 0, 0, 0, (0)
  5. Enter region (1-6; 0=region free)
  6. (Press PAUSE)
  7. Turn it off

And

  1. Open the disc tray
  2. (Press SETUP and scroll to 'Lock')
  3. Press 0 seven times
  4. (Press ENTER, Setup)

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Dvd players sold for a region wil only play dvd's from the same region
"hacks" are available but this is not a hacking site FYI for ya'll

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Is this the correct model numbner LG FB126 DVD system ? try this link it may have some similarity on how you can hack it

http://www.dvd365.net/?hacks/lg.htm

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It should indicated on the manual that came with your unit. If you don't have the manual, you can try to download it HERE

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I had a look here and it says your dvd player is set to region 4 only and cannot be changed
it has a list of all the lg unlock codes possible http://www.dvdcodes.net/newCodesAZ/codesL/LG/index.php

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

  • chris07551 Sep 17, 2008

    even tho the other guy said check this link see if u can hack it ,,,it wont work the dvd player wont have the option to change it

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Please provide the country region where you are located.

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