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Wrong region keeps telling wrong region although its say it can play region 2

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Check with another dvd you know the region.
check same dvd on another (not region 2) player and see if itsn't working.
find if you have to follow special instruction to activate the "all region"feature.
find on line instructions do remove the region lock.
confirm make /model/ sn where you bought it and I can help to find instruction.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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    Pat Batta Jan 17, 2009

    thank you for telling how do you fixed this issue.

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    Pat Batta Mar 16, 2009

    I'm zafraid you didn't fixed the issue bcause you don't know what you R talking abolut.

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