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    i bought a moive sunday and it keep tell me my region code is not correct how can i fix it

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Hi my son has a psp lite and i brought a region 2 movie disc befor i knew there was a driffrence, I was wondering if you can change the region code to use the region 2 discs, as the region 4 is the ones he can play. Thanks Rails78

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PSP is a region free device that it is capable of playing media purchased anywhere in the world. However, the decision to make games and movies region specific is made by the publisher of each title and as a result some Universal Media Discs may not work on a PSP purchased in a different country.
Please ensure that you check each piece of software and UMD films for compatibility with your PSP before purchase.

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