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Philips DCP750/37 shows "wrong region"

Ny son David was given a portable DVD player Philips DCP750/37 which was bought overseas and as we are in Australia it keeps showing the message "wrong region". Can anyone help? We cannot follow previous help which says "press Setup then PREFERENCES" as there is no preferences on the Setup menu. Thanks.

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Australian players are designed only to play Region 4 discs. United States discs are Region 1. It is illegal to change the Region code on a DVD player, so I can't tell you how to do it (ironically, it is the most frequently asked question about dvd players on Fixya.com - global world), but there are videos on YouTube that will show you how to do it - I would just enter "philips region code dvd" as your seacrh term. You won't find that exact model, but one of the codes in the video should work. Note that you will only be able to change the region code three times on a Philips - after that you will be locked out. So change it to Region 1 once, and never change it again.

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  • pinkzoe1 Jan 23, 2011

    To change the region on the Philips dcp750
    1. Press the Open button on your remote control to open the drive tray
    2. Press the Setup button on your remote control
    3. Press the Right button on your remote control
    4. Press the Right button on your remote control
    5. Press the Right button on your remote control
    6. Press the 9 button on your remote control
    7. Press the 6 button on your remote control
    8. Press the 5 button on your remote control
    9. Press the 3 button on your remote control
    10. Using the Up and Down buttons on your remote control, change the region to 1 for region 1, 2 for region 2, and so on, or 0 for multi-region playback
    11. Press the Setup button on your remote control

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