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Region codes My brother bought me a playstation 3 in Thailand.  It has region code 3 but in Aistralia we are 4.  Is there any way we can change the reion code?  This was not pointed out by the salepeorson at the time of purchase.

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Re: region codes

No, you can't change the region codes. If at all possible I would take it back to the store and slap the salesperson!!!

Failing that, all games are not region coded, so you can play aus games on that machine. It seems the only thing it won't play is some blueray discs.

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Hi we brought wii games from thailand is there anyway they will play on our australian WII

(If you just want to keep your Wii system normal) Nintendo games are put onto DVD-ROM discs, Australia's and Thailand's DVD region codes are different, so it would not be compatible. Austrailia is in Region 4, Thailand is in region 3.
(If you want to Mod your Wii) However, you could Mod your Wii, most mod chips are able to circumvent region coding and copy protection, which will let you play games created in different regions.

Here are some Pros and Cons of modding your system with a mod chip.
You can play back up copy's of your games. You can play games from different regions (Such as you want to) You can play homebrew games. (User created Wii games)

CONS: 1.This WILL void your warranty 2.Some updates may try and Brick your Wii (Make system inoperable, you will have to buy a new one.), always read what people say about the new update before you update if you have a modded system.
3.Keeping your Wii up to date is very important especially when you are playing out of Region disc games, you could brick your system if you don't be careful.
To learn more about modding your Wii, go to this website.

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I just bought Weeds season 6 from, now when I put it in my PS3 it says mismatch between disc and player region codes, can I change my region code on my PS3 or is there some other way to get it...

Yes you can change the region code on your Ps3.
1.) Go to BD / DVD Parental Control Region Code (don't ask me why its under parental control)
2.) Change the region code from United States to "Other". If it asks for specific check online to see what region the DVD's are from.

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HI Im in austrlia.. i bought a 4 disk set tv show from the uk... the 1st two disks work but the ither two say wron region code... it doesnt work on my dvd player or ps3 please help

Different coutries use different region codes Like i am in canada region code 001 and i think UK is 002. It is to control the release of video around the world... like movies in the states come out before the movies in canada. anyway you have to be careful as changing the code on some machines (in the dvd players settings) could only be done a few times before in locksin into the final code inputed thus it will play lets say your uk stuff but not your Australian stuff.

I would research your dvd player specifically and see if it locks itself before changing anything. Good luck

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you can change the region code with updates but its risky cos once you upload the update for the region code it may not let you play the other region coded games

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you can reset the region code for playstation either by your disk that came with your playstation or by hunting down the code on the internet to reset region code

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You have to get that specific region dvd player.
And no u cannot change the regional code.

Search for the regional code on the back of ur dvd cover.. should be though 1 through 6.

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if you bought your PS2 where you live then you have a region code problem ..Please make sure the Region Code of the software matches that of the North American PlayStation 2 system. Only discs (games and movies) coded with regions "1" or "All" will work on a North American PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Consumers residing in the United States or Canada must use a North American PlayStation 2 console in order to view "Region 1" content.

this is same for yours too..

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