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Region code unlock

Hi! i like to unlock the blocking of my region code. im not able to change the code again...coz there are no more changes possible. can i unlock the code and put it back on cero again?

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  • tri_ly Nov 20, 2008

    my acer 5920G has region code lock, ie I can only change it 5 time. I wish to remove this option for both blu-ray & DVD. The aim is to play blu-ray & DVD from any region, without limitation. Please help, thanks

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  • ruthgarbe Dec 23, 2008

    i've just aquired an acer 7730 aspire unfortunately i have dvd's of different regions how can i overcome this problem without locking into just one region.Is there a code i can use to make my acer region free?

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I am totally stressing this.....5 times!

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