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Unlock dvd player to play all dvd regions

I have a Philips HTS 8140 sound bar and am unable to play dvd's that I bought when living in the uk on it. I would like the code to unlock the dvd player in order to play dvd's from all regions.

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  • oc_navarro23 Apr 30, 2009

    I have a panasonic dvd/cd home theater sound system SA-HT70 and am unable to play dvd's and cd's that Ibought . I would like the code to unlock thedvd/cd player in order to play dvd's and cd's from all regions.

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    I believe that the codes are hard wired into the system. That was the reason for them in the frst place. Stop people from selling copied DVD from overseas from  being sold elsewhere. 

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I bought today a Philips HTS 8140 region 4 and i use this solution

1. Abrir a bandeja do aparelho / Open the tray

2. Aperte a tecla DISC / Press DISC buton

3. Digite o código 99990 / Insert 99990 code

4. Feche a bandeja / Close the tray

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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Please follow the instructions below for unlocking your Philips HTS 3371


Please note: Unlocking a DVD player may invalidate the warranty. Unlock sequences may not work with some firmware updates and some DVD players have been damaged through failed attempts to unlock them. Unlocking your DVD player is done at your own risk.


1. Switch the DVD player ON
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3. Key 9 9 9 9 0 using the Philips remote control supplied with the player
4. Press PLAY. The disc tray will close.
5. Switch the player OFF then switch ON again.
6. To test, play a disc from a region which was previously locked.

If it does not work the first time, switch the player off and back on, then try again.

This is a verified unlock method, but I was unable to confirm whether it works for players sold locked to Region 1 (North America). If you have a Region 1 player and the method above does not work, you will not be able to unlock your player.

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HI,
ur dvd player has region lock . it will not play all the disk. check the DVD OF STAR WARS MOVIE which region it belongs. jus try the following not sure is it work or not

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feel free contact through fixya.
ok

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Hai,
Your are right, but this issue is there with not only philips the region issue is there with all the DVD Players, but there is a solution ......!!!!! you can resolve your issue.
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