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I have a HP Pavilion dv7-1273cl that has a Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S ATA DVD player and I own quite a few different region coded DVD's and would like a code to unlock this feature to turn it into a multi region player.

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Here is what you can do:-- Get the patch:The patch is supposed to reset the region counter each time you insert a new disc.

Currently only few firmwares have this patch but more are likely to come when future firmware updates are released. Currently available are the following firmwares:

  • Optiarc AD-5200A firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-5200S firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-5240S firmware 1.02
  • Optiarc AD-7200A firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-7200S firmware 1.0B
  • Optiarc AD-7201A firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-7201S firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-7203A firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-7203S firmware 1.09
  • Optiarc AD-7240S firmware 1.02
  • Optiarc AD-7241S firmware 1.02
  • Optiarc AD-7243S firmware 1.01b
  • Optiarc AD-7593S firmware 1.00
All these firmwares are available with and without bitsetting patch, the AD-7593S auto-reset firmware also contains a riplock patch.
download patch from:
thanks.keep updated.please do rate the solution.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009


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