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I just bought a dvd player " all region" model DVP5140/37 but I have an italian region 2 and this dvd wont play it. i EVEN HAVE A REGION 4 DVD AND IT WONT PLAY THAT EITHER.what can I do, is there a code number I can put in or something?

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  • gaitanty Feb 20, 2008




    thank you so much I'll try this.


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You might not have the multi-region version of this dvd player, they do make them, but cost more. You might have the regular version. Someone posted the instructions on Amazon to make it region free.

To make it region code free follow these instruction:
1. Turn on the unit
2. Open the loading tray
3. Press the "Setup" button on the remote
4. Navigate to the "Preferences" page using the right arrow key
6. Press the down arrow once to enter the Preference page
5. Enter 138931 on the remote
6. You will now see the current region code displayed
7. Use the Up/Down arrow keys to select the region required or "0" for all regions
8. Press the "Play" button on the remote

http://tinyurl.com/382rmt

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

  • Nathan Galloway Feb 20, 2008

    If you need further help with other dvd players, try this site:
    http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks

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