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Region codes My 5yr old cousin has been sent a dvd of the jubgle book from South Africa and it won't play because of the different zone here in New Zealand....I was hoping there was some way I could Unlock the dvd player. Its a Phillips DVP3020

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    tengo un philips 3040k_55.51 y no se como entrar al pagina de preferencias para volverlo multizona

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DVP 3618 - how to unlock region codes?

1. Power ON the DVD player with no disc inside
2. Go to the SETUP icon and press OK; next, go to
Preferences and press OK
3. With preferences highlighted,
3a. Press NEXT CHAPTER (button above AUDIO, it looks like
this: >'),
3b. Press PREVIOUS CHAPTER (button above SUBTITLE, it looks
like this: '<)
3c. NEXT CHAPTER >'
3d. PREVIOUS CHAPTER '<
4. The OSD will show the current Region Code
5. Press the Navigation Up or Navigation Down buttons to
select your desired region, or 0 for region free
6. Press OK to confirm your region selection

It works for DVP 3618 DVD Player.

Posted on Dec 04, 2013

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Tengo un problema con el dvd philips dvp3015k solo lee los discos de musica pero no los de pelicula y no puedo entrar para desbloquear el disco en el setup

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Philips DVP 3015K / DVP 3020 / DVP 3040 / DVP 3040K / DVP 5140 / DVP 5960

  1. Method 1:
  2. Open the disc tray
  3. Press SETUP
  4. Navigate to the preferences page
  5. Enter 138931
  6. Select the region using UP/DOWN
  7. Press PLAY
  1. Method 2:
  2. Open tray
  3. Press 9, 9, 9, 9, 0

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DVD says wrong region ?


hi Nigel.
Region codes prevent playback of DVDs in other geographical regions. If you receive a region error while playing a DVD with RealTimes, this means that the region code of the DVD does not match the region code of the DVD drive. ... You can play Region 2DVDs only on a DVD drive that is set for Region 2.

Region errors when playing DVDs with RealPlayer - SUPPORT

https://customer.real.com/.../204041263-Region-errors-when-playing-DVDs-with-RealPl...
How do you change the region on a DVD?Click Performance and Maintenance, and then click System. On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager. The DVD Region tab might not be available for all DVD drives. To configure your DVD drive to play discs from other regions, select a geographic area from the list of regions.
(you could try this link but what ever it tells you to do you do so at your own risk.)
Make Your DVD Player Region Free in Seconds

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Change region


When a DVD disc is created, it is encoded with a "Region number." The disc will only play on DVD players with the same Region number - for instance, a Region 3 disc won't play on a Region 1 player.
Region 1: U.S. and U.S. Territories, Canada
Region 2: Japan, Western Europe, Middle East, South Africa
Region 3: South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast and East Asia Region 4: New Zealand, Australia, Pacific Islands, Mexico, Central/
South America
Region 5: Russia and the former Soviet Union, Africa, Indian
subcontinent, North Korea Region 6: China
The only way to get around the region codes, is to rip a DVD to your computer and remove the region code. Then burn the DVD to a DVD R. There are programs around on the net, but I'm not sure it is legal in all countries.
Google for the programs.
A DVD player sometimes allows you to change the region code once. But it not even would allow you to switch back after you changed it once.

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Region code


When a DVD disc is created, it is encoded with a "Region number." The disc will only play on DVD players with the same Region number - for instance, a Region 3 disc won't play on a Region 1 player.
Region 1: U.S. and U.S. Territories, Canada
Region 2: Japan, Western Europe, Middle East, South Africa
Region 3: South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast and East Asia Region 4: New Zealand, Australia, Pacific Islands, Mexico, Central/
South America
Region 5: Russia and the former Soviet Union, Africa, Indian
subcontinent, North Korea Region 6: China

There are computer programs capable of remove the region code from a DVD, but the result should be burned on a new DVD. Most players don't allow a change in the region code more than once. So on your player nothing to hack. Sorry

For all other options, please use Google.

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The BD region codes are as follows:

  • Region A: North America, South America, U.S. Territories, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and other areas of Southeast Asia
  • Region B: Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Region C: Asia (except for Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and other areas of Southeast Asia)

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My cousin bought a Phillips Portable DVD player for my kids. He bought it in America and in South Africa we have a different region code, can I change the region code


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Hi , i brought a dvd and every time i put in the dvd player it wont play. It say's that i don't have the code to watch it . It is a shap dvd & vcr the model no is DVNC70X . Can you please help me i...


Hi,you can not play all DVDs unless you have a ALL CODE DVD player..
Here is the detailed info..

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DVD region codes are a DRM technique designed to allow motion picture studios to
control aspects of a release, including content, release date, and price,
according to the region. DVD video discs may be encoded with a region code
restricting the area of the world in which they can be played.
It is therefore this US Association that is responsible for the RPC system that
effectively divides the world into six regions for the purposes of controlling
and manipulating distribution within the global DVD market.
There are six different official regions and two informal variations.[citation
needed] DVD discs may use one code, a combination of codes (Multi-Region), most
codes (Region 0) or every code/no codes (Region All). The commercial DVD player
specification requires that a player to be sold in a given place not play discs
encoded for a different region; however, region-free DVD players are also
commercially available.In addition, many DVD players can be modified to be
region-free, allowing playback of all discs. Region code Area 0 Informal term meaning "worldwide". Region 0 is not an official setting; discs that bear the region 0 symbol either have no flag set or have region 1-6 flags set. 1 United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland 3 Southeast Asia, South Korea, Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Macau 4 Mexico, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 5 Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa (except Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho), Central and South Asia, Mongolia, North Korea 6 People's Republic of China, Hong Kong 7 Reserved for future use (found in use on protected screener copies of MPAA-related DVDs and "media copies" of pre-releases in Asia) 8 International venues such as aircraft, cruise ships, etc. ALL Region ALL discs have all 8 flags set, allowing the disc to be played in any locale on any player.

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My mom sent me a music DVD from South Africa. I live in Perth WA. The DVD will not play on my DVD player or Playstation 3. It states: The region code is incorrect?


you are playin a dvd drom a different region.
For example Australia and RSA have different DVD regions. this page will show you the regions of different places. http://www.regionfreedvd.net/player/sony.html
You could get a region free dvd player, OR you could install "slysoft any dvd" to your PC as this lets your PC dvd drive run region free.

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Region B: Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand.

Region C: Asia (except for Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and other areas of Southeast Asia)


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Report your Video shop to RiSA. They should legally only carry zone 2 DVD's as a rental copy and a sale copy has two different licenses of use. If they have zone 1 DVD's it means they are bypassing the local supply chain (ie getting it outside South Africa) and damaging the industry as a whole.

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