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Unlock dvd zones

I have a Packard Bell laptop with an Optiarc DVD RW AD 5540A player. I would like to unlock the dvd region which is now stucked on region 1.

Could you please help me?

Thank you very much

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The region code can only be changed 4 times and it locks on the 4th change.
There may be a firmware upgrade that make your DVD region free, but if you make a mistake or install the wrong firmware upgrade then the DVD will be a piece of junk. You will need to Google search for DVD firmware upgrades for your model DVD.
The best way to view DVDs from other regions is to install a piece of software that defeats the region code. I use a program called DVD-RegionFree from
www.dvdidle.com
There are possibly other programs available, again Google search for them.


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