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I want to play my region 1 on my region 4 player

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Hi,

Offhand, yes it is doable but a bit more complicated than the simple code entry on the remote. There are currently two (2) known methods:

  • burning a *.bin file into a CD disc; or
  • using a laptop and a IRDA. This is discussed here, here and here.
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.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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