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Change region code from europe to usa

The previous solutions don't work on my player

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1) Open tray
2) Press 99990 on remote
3) Unit will display a confirmation code of '0' on screen

OR

- Open tray.
- Press 98790 on the remote control

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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I want to play Dvd's from Europe so I want a region code free.


1. Power ON the main unit (some unlocks work with, some with no disc inside)
2. Press the SETUP button (on the top of the player) to open the setup menu
3. Navigate to the PREFER menu using the button below the screen
4. Press NEXT>, PREVIOUS, NEXT>, PREVIOUS, NEXT>, NEXT>, aPREVIOUS

(NEXT> and PREVIOUS are on the top of the player next to the SETUP button. Don't use the menu navigation buttons below the screen for this.)

5. The current Region of the player should be displayed on the screen

6. Use the menu navigation UP/DOWN buttons (below the screen) to change the region. Region 0 is region-free.

7. Press PLAY/OK (below the screen) to confirm the region selection

The player should now be unlocked and able to play discs from all regions - it worked on my PD9012/37 that was region 1

Please note: Unlocking a DVD player may invalidate the warranty and some DVD players have been damaged through failed attempts to unlock them. Unlocking the DVD player is attempted at your own risk.

Jun 21, 2011 | Philips PD7012/37 Player

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How to unlock my dvd for all regioens


You need to ask GOOGLE if it is any modified firmware for you DVD (and of course you will burn you warranty card after reflashing) ;)

Jun 06, 2011 | Philips PD703/37 Player

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I bought a Samsung BD C6900 from USA designed for region 1 and A . Living in Europe I cannot play my european DVDs and BDs ? Are there any solutions to change the region code ?


Here is a solution: http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks/samsung-bd-c6900/10895

Please note, however, that even after region code hack, it may remain NTSC only, so if you are planning to play European DVDs recorded with PAL system, it may not work.

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How do i make my sony bdp s360 play usa blue ray disks ''region code mismatch'' thanks Harry


Since this was also available in Europe and USA update with USA firmware should do it:

Firmware Sony BDP-S360

Head's up, you might lose regional play for Europe


Mar 28, 2010 | Sony Televison & Video

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Sims 3


No problem.

Here is what you need to know:

The regional code for the US is (1).
You can change your DVD Region code up to 5 times on your Mac.

Review the information on DVD Regional codes via this Apple Support link to change the region code:
DVD Region Codes - DVD Player

Let me know if this Apple data helps!

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

Jan 29, 2010 | Apple 24" iMac Desktop

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What does it mean when my dvd player says wrong region??


DVD's are coded to play in different parts of the world. Each DVD player is set up to recognise these codes. Most are set up to recognise only the region code of the area it was made for. For example Region 1 is for the USA and Region 2 is UK and parts of Europe. A DVD player made for the USA market would not be able to play any other discs with a Region code other than 1. And so on... This was done for the film industry benefit so that films can be released at later dates in different parts of the world without everybody seeing it on DVD issued in the USA.
However most DVD players can be "hacked" by a combination of keys allowing the user of say a Region 2 player to change it to another region. Some can also be changed to Region 0 which means it should play any disc.
How to change the Region code can be found by putting the model number of the DVD into a search engine and the words 'region code'. Some can be found on this site too.

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Region code


Type in region codes for DVD players in google

Jan 17, 2009 | Philips DVP3040 DVD Player

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Dvd dose not play


1. Insert any disc
2. Press Eject on remote (Once you eject, don’t pull the disc out)
3. Press DVD Setup on remote
4. Press 8800 on remote
5. Press DVD Setup on remote
6. Press Angle on remote
7. Region code number (0 : free, 1 : USA, 2: Europe)
8. Press (Skip Fwd) on remote.

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Unlock region codes


i fund this by dargan and it worked for me "Def" Camino Real 3, Panama:
icon_minipost.gifRegion code hack posted by dargan, August 23 2008:
Same hack for DVD283 worked for DVD-277

<clipped from other post>
Region code hack posted by mhardial, January 25 2008:
DVD Regional Codes
Code Location
**1** USA (incl. territories), Canada
2 Europe (Germany), Japan, South Africa
3 Southeast Asia
4 Latin America, Australia, New Zealand
5 Russia, rest of Asia and Africa
6 China
0, 255, 9 MULTI REGION


Region Code Change


NOTE: Make sure you DO NOT have a disk in the tray while performing the region code procedure

DVD Players


New DVD283
1. Open DVD Tray
2. Press the “Menu” button
3. Press 8888
4. Press the “Display” button
5. Region Code Number shows up. Use the numeric keypad to select your region code number (0 – 6).
6. Press the “Setup” button to exit.

Mar 07, 2008 | Televison & Video

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I would like to know this dvd player can play in europe


I couldn't find any info on this players region code, but most DVD stores carry DVDs from all regions, and many players today can play DVDs of any region. To be sure call the local DVD store that you like and ask them what region DVDs they have. Hope I helped ;]

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