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Ive done this on an LG ages ago. Look on the net for your make and model. You should find it and the info for changing region codes.

Posted on Apr 09, 2015

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There has to be a DVD CODE HACK for the MAGNAVOX BDP170MW8. Please post the directions. thx.

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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Keep Tray in eject position

Press Setup from remot

Go to preference page

Press"138931"

Using Navigation Key chane region code to "0"

Press "OK"

OR

open tray
press 98790

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You can only change the region code a few times (usually 5), so I wouldn't do it. You should leave the current player at region 1, and buy and install another DVD player and set it to region 4, then you will have 1 for each region you want.

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Open the tray, press STOP 7344660- now will be region free

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SOURCE: unlock code to unlock dvd player to play dvds from all regions

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make sure you have the disc draw open and enter the above code via your remote.

let me know if it works

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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Why does it indicate 'wrong region'?


DVDs come imprinted with a region code for the geographical area they are sold in. DVD players sold in the same area(s) have the same region code. If you purchase DVDs made for a different region code, they will not play on your player. This is done to prevent piracy and copyright violators. Players can have their region codes changed, but then anything you have already will not play, and you are usually limited to three or four region changes before the player will not allow any more.

Here is a link to a Wikipedia article explaining Region Codes in more detail....
DVD region code

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Changing dvd region codes


You can't change the DVD coding. That part is how the DVD is recorded. However, your Mac will play DVDs from another region. It just typically defaults to one region. I have deleted the DVD player software (and preferences files) before and reloaded it to play DVDs from another region. If you plan to regularly play DVDs from multiple regions, you might want to look for special DVD software that will read DVDs from multiple regions.

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I bought this player (Coby DVD657) because it would play PAL format DVDs, but the region coding prevents this. Is there a way to reset the region code for this player to play Region 2 (or...


  1. Method 1:
  2. Press SETUP
  3. Press 2, 1, 8, 8
  4. A new menu entry appears (Version)
  5. Select it
  6. Press ENTER
  7. Select "Region" with RIGHT
  8. Select RC with UP, DOWN (0 = codefree)
  9. Press SETUP
  10. Turn the player off
  1. Method 2:
  2. Press SETUP
  3. Press VOL+, VOL-, VOL+, VOL-
  4. Current RC should be displayed
  5. Select the RC with RIGHT and LEFT (255=Codefree)
  6. Press SETUP
  7. Turn the player off

Dec 05, 2010 | Coby DVD-657

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Play us dvd in a french dvd player is there a way to unlock region code?


That is mainly illegal, since the region is assigned to prevent piracy of the DVD. There are multi-region players, which can play DVDs from any region, but removing the protection is considered piracy.

Aug 25, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Unlock region code for JVC dvd player


if your dvd player is not region free it will not play us dvds it will only play burnt dvds and dvds from your region unless u buy a region free dvd player

there is no region free code for your dvd player

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Got dvd from New Zealand and it is a pal programme and I cannot get it to play in UK.


Hello,
The reason your dvd player may not be working is that each dvd player has a region code that is designed to only work with dvds in that specific region to prevent pirated movies from being played. Here are the region codes:
  1. United States and Canada
  2. Europe and Japan
  3. Southeast Asia
  4. Latin America and Australia
  5. Russia, rest of Asia and Africa
  6. China
The code should be displayed with a sticker some where on the back of you dvd player that looks like a "globe with a number in it". You will have to visit the the manufacturers website of the dvd player to find out how to change or update the region code because the information is stored on a ROM chip inside the dvd player and is referred to as firmware, this same code is also imprinted on the dvds sold in your country and the code must match that of your dvds in order for it to play. So what you need to do is go to what company manufactured the dvd player example:Toshiba, Panasonic, etc and check the site to see if they allow you to be able to reset the region code to your countries setting. Hope this helps

Jul 04, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Philips 7" DVD portable player


The PET702 will be a region 5 machine, whereas the UK DVDs are region 2.

DVD players from a particular region are designed to play only DVDs from the same region, due to copyright and distribution rights in each country or region.

However the PET702 can have the region protection removed by making it multi-region:

Switch on the PET702 and Open the tray.

Press SETUP button on the remote control, which will bring up the menu.

Highlight "PREFERENCES" and press OK.
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Press [2], [5], [2], [3], [1], [5], [LEFT], [DOWN]

The screen will show: "Region Code: 2"
Press [1-6] to manually set the region OR [0] for multi-region.
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Press [SETUP] to exit winksmiley.gif

You will now be able to play DVDs from anywhere in the world.

This is particularly useful, because region 1 DVDs from the US often come out when the movies are still in the cinemas over here. Region 1 DVDs can be bought perfectly legally by mail order or from the internet.

May 07, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Can only play DVDs for one region code.


Most DVDs can only play DVDs from a single region. However, they sometimes allow you to change the region at least one time. Another option is to make your DVD player region free. This is a hack that can be performed. Once you do this, you can play DVDs from any region.

Please see the following link for more information:
http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks/toshiba-sdk760/6898

Jan 17, 2008 | Toshiba SD-K760 DVD Player

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Programmed for region 2....Need to change to 1


Q: What is Regional Coding enhancement(RCE)?
A: It's a digital enhancement added to some Warner Bros and Columbia DVDs to stop region 1 (R1) DVDs from playing on Region-free DVD players.

Q: What's the difference between Region Coding and RCE?
A: Regional Coding enhancement(RCE) is an additional layer of protection which some studios have placed on select REGION 1 DVDs to prevent them from playing on region-free or multi-region players. Region Coding is a part of the DVD spec which divides the world into 8 regions:
Region 1: U.S., Canada, U.S. Territories
Region 2: Japan, Europe, South Africa, and Middle East (including Egypt)
Region 3: Southeast Asia and East Asia (including Hong Kong)
Region 4: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean
Region 5: Eastern Europe (Former Soviet Union), Indian subcontinent, Africa, North Korea, and Mongolia
Region 6: China
Region 7: Reserved
Region 8: Special international venues (airplanes, cruise ships, etc.)

Basically, DVDs released in each region will typically only play on players sold in that region. IE a DVD released in the UK *Region 2* would not play on a player sold in the us *Region 1*. You can tell what Region a DVD is coded for by looking at the back of the box for a Globe with a number on it. The number correlates to the region list above. If a DVD is listed as 'Region 0' it means that it isn't coded for any region and should play on ALL regions players.

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