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Played French movie on region-free player and American movies won't work

Ever since I played a French, region 2, movie on my DVD player all my American movies won't play and I get a 'no signal' message. I'm still able to play the French movie and the DVD player setup says it is region-free (region 0).

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Try changing back to region 1. Let us know if it works

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The actual region code is in one byte on the DVD (digital versatile disc). The DVD player or drive has a region code in its firmware. Personal computer DVD-ROM players often have the code in the software or MPEG-2 decoder. The two codes must match for the player or drive to play the movie. The code is also printed on the back of a DVD package, superimposed on a small image of the globe.

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where did you buy the DVD player??

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