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Need help - need to unlock region codes in an optiarc ad-7530a in an acer laptop. US Expat in UK

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You can change the region code for your DVD player but not more than 4 times.
There are firnware updates to change DVDs to region free, if you are not carefull you can screw up your DVD drive.
Suggest you install a program to allow you to play any DVDs regardless of which region the DVDs were created for.
Go to www.dvdidle.com for their Region-Free program

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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