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Unlock region on dvd

I have looked all over the web to unlock my laptop dvd player. is there anyway to unlock the region on the pioneer dvd rw dvr k17rs on acer travelmate 4200. it is stuck on america region 1 and I live in south africa where most of my dvds are coded for.

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You have to convert your firmware(dvd) to rpc1

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Check this thread:

http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080820055911AAxPqVw


If you want to permanently change your firmware and you are comfortable working with this, then check this thread:

http://club.cdfreaks.com/f87/where-latest-version-1-21-pioneer-dvr-112d-firmware-thats-region-free-224385/

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Hi i want to unlock my laptop to any region, can you help


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Whatever region you set it to on the last available change will be the units permanent region from then on!!!

Any hardware modification to the unit to 'unlock' it is a violation of many countries laws and absolutely unlawful in the U.S..

The region codes are there to protect the copyrights of the media producers and ensure the units proper operation with inserted media.

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