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I have a [dvd-V70] Samsung, I cannot play tha new dvd's such as "Australia" but can play cheaper dvd such as "the Next Karate Kid". I spoke to a repair man who suggests it may be something to do with the area codes. Purchased in Nov 2003 and have only had one problem before, I could not play the "Hulk" for my grandson

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Hi,
DVD region codes are a DRM scheme. DVD video discs may be encoded with a region code restricting the area of the world in which they can be played. Discs without region coding are called all region or region 0 discs.
There are few DVD player models on which you can adjust the region code manually as well.
There as hacks available to make your DVD Player region free .. you can google for them mentioning the model number of your DVD player.
One site that might be of help in your case is as follows:
http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks.php?select=Samsung+DVD-V70

Please let me know if that helps and please do not forget to rate the solution if it fixed your issue.

Thanks and Regards,
Srinivas

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