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LG RHT397H REGION FREE CODES

Hi would you know how to turn my LG RHT397H region 2 recorder/ player into a region 0 I had to put the other model type because mine was not on the list
Thankyou

Paul

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  • paul_maindon Nov 23, 2008

    Hi Tried this, but no joy

  • paul_maindon Nov 23, 2008

    Have tried this. I can move the the letters from GB to US this makes no difference. tried the web site suggested, but is no longer available

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Hey dude,

To get region free,
1. goto setup.
2. Move to the LOCK icon.
3. press number 0 button on remote 7 times (0000000).

This will toggle Region Free or Region Lock......................



Thnx.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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    Ginko Nov 23, 2008

    The download page I reported above does not exist anymore, as it as removed on LG request.

    You need to ask the code for your model to LGRegionfree@yahoo.co.uk

    As codes online are regularly removed by LG


    Try the following general procedure, it may not work:

    "With no disk (I used tray open)

    Power On

    (optional tray open)

    HOME

    Use arrows to select SETUP

    Arrow and enter for start menu

    Down 4 to lock icon

    enter 0000000

    This toggles between region protect and region free

    tested works w/ PAL R2 disks on USA R1 NTSC system
    "

    See more here.

    The only effective way is the download, as you may have noticed all the links that you find on this pages are not working, this because LG is removing the downloads.

    Try writing at the mail above, if they had not been deleted already.





  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 23, 2008

    If no joy, write to LGRegionfree@yahoo.co.uk and ask the download.

    Region Hack is still considered illegal by manufacturers, and LG removed all the downloads of the software patch.






  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 23, 2008

    I know the download websites are not available, this is because LG removes them contiuously.

    Try the email, here is again LGRegionfree@yahoo.co.uk

    Or try the following downloads:

    LG5000.zip

    or

    http://lgregionfree.tripod.com/2005/Hack..." target="_blank" rel="nofollow" >6000.zip


    Please be aware that LG suggest not to use this kind of procedures, and that there is always the possibility to damage your set by using a software patch not distributed by LG.


  • Daniel Lindgren Jul 02, 2012

    This worked for an LG RCT689H, chnaged from Region 2 to Region 0 (codefree).

  • Daniel Lindgren Jul 02, 2012

    The 5000.zip file extraction and instructions worked for an LG RCT689H (changed Region 2 to Region 0, code free).

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1. EXTRACT the files that are inside the .ZIP file

2. Use your CD Creating Software to Create a CD (Nero, Toast etc..)

3. Name the CD CODEFREE

4. The CD must be laid out with the following Folder and File Structure

RMTM0000
SCARLET
KPJC19_1.DVD

5. Create the CD

6. Insert the CD into the DVD Recorder

7. Wait for the Region menu to pop up. (couple seconds after reading the disc.)

8. Select "0" as Region Free, (its all on screen!)

9. RESTART the Player., your done.

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Try this

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks/lg-dr1f9h/7113

you can email and ask the code for your model from LGRegionfree@yahoo.co.uk

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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