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DVD Region Locked to Region 3

Just got my IBM Lenove SL400 recently. While I was playing DVD's of different Region Code, it suddenly locked in Region 3. (DVD RAM UJ870). How can I unlock it?

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Hi there.
You only get 5 turns to change the region code on a slimline DVD/RW, once its locked to a region thats it, the only way to get them five goes back again is to flash the firmware on the DVD/RW.
You will need to jot down the make and model of the slimline DVD and see if there is a firmware update for it.
NOTE: Flashing firmware with the wrong version can damage the DVD and render it useless.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

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