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Rdv 985 Region free stopped working

Hi I have had this player for over 10 years I think. It used to play disks from any region but recently won't play anything that is not region 2. Almost all my DVDs are UK (region 2?) but just have a couple that are US (Region 1?) Can't find out how to re-programme it to be region free again

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Try these WEB sites.
Unlock DVD Players - Region Free Code
www.dvdexploder.com/
www.download-info.com/dvd/index_new.htm

Posted on Dec 06, 2012

  • Ian M Dec 06, 2012

    Hi Chris, thanks for that but the link did not work. Got to their website but my player is not listed that I could find. Thanks anyway.

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