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A DVD bought in Australia cannot be played in a samsung htz310i dvd player in the UK

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DVD's have regional restrictions built into them. Your DVD player can only play DVD's with your local region code on the DVD. If you bought the DVD out of country, you would need a DVD player from that region to be able to play it. Check out this link for more info. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_region_code

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Brigid,
The world has been fenced off into areas by these manufacturers, and you Aus DVD is security locked to Code 4.
The UK has a different Area code, and your Samsung was setup to play only DVD,s sold in Europe.
However a knowledgeable friend with a computer can play another areas disk by changing the area code in the computer.
Cheers
DeJudge

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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