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My Philips DVD SDVD8441 player will not play Region 2 dvd's. I have used up the 3 chances I had to change the region. Is there any way I can unlock it?

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Most DVD players have the region settings stored in a type of RAM. The firmware allows only a certain number of region changes before you can no longer make any changes. Unless you can hack the main board to somehow alter the firmware, there is no way to get more region changes. This is by design and relates to international copyright laws.

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How to unlock regional code of philips HTB3510 3d blueray player?


Check current region code
Open the Philips HOME Screen
Type on your remote: 8520
This will display all of the current settings for your player.
Example: Region_Code: DVD(2) BD(B)Change region code
Turn on player with no disk inserted
Press "Open/Close" on the remote control until the tray is open
Press 8689310 - 0 means all region
Press 8689311 - 1 means region 1,
Press 8689312 - 2 means region 2,
Press 8689313 - 3 means region 3,
Press 8689314 - 4 means region 4,
Press 8689315 - 5 means region 5,
Press 8689316 - 6 means region 6.
Now the front Buttons might not work!
Go to SETUP and click on RESET FACTORY SETTINGS
Wait until the player restarts and now you can play all DVD regions

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I want to play Dvd's from Europe so I want a region code free.


1. Power ON the main unit (some unlocks work with, some with no disc inside)
2. Press the SETUP button (on the top of the player) to open the setup menu
3. Navigate to the PREFER menu using the button below the screen
4. Press NEXT>, PREVIOUS, NEXT>, PREVIOUS, NEXT>, NEXT>, aPREVIOUS

(NEXT> and PREVIOUS are on the top of the player next to the SETUP button. Don't use the menu navigation buttons below the screen for this.)

5. The current Region of the player should be displayed on the screen

6. Use the menu navigation UP/DOWN buttons (below the screen) to change the region. Region 0 is region-free.

7. Press PLAY/OK (below the screen) to confirm the region selection

The player should now be unlocked and able to play discs from all regions - it worked on my PD9012/37 that was region 1

Please note: Unlocking a DVD player may invalidate the warranty and some DVD players have been damaged through failed attempts to unlock them. Unlocking the DVD player is attempted at your own risk.

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I have a Philips HTS 3371 DVD home theatre and can not play many DVD's as it give wrong region error. Can you please provide the unlock code and how/where to enter it to get it fixed?


Hi -

Please follow the instructions below for unlocking your Philips HTS 3371


Please note: Unlocking a DVD player may invalidate the warranty. Unlock sequences may not work with some firmware updates and some DVD players have been damaged through failed attempts to unlock them. Unlocking your DVD player is done at your own risk.


1. Switch the DVD player ON
2. OPEN the disc tray
3. Key 9 9 9 9 0 using the Philips remote control supplied with the player
4. Press PLAY. The disc tray will close.
5. Switch the player OFF then switch ON again.
6. To test, play a disc from a region which was previously locked.

If it does not work the first time, switch the player off and back on, then try again.

This is a verified unlock method, but I was unable to confirm whether it works for players sold locked to Region 1 (North America). If you have a Region 1 player and the method above does not work, you will not be able to unlock your player.

Regards,
BElectric

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My philips dvd hts 3545 does not play the dvd says there is no disk. it could be a problem of region code. how can i unlock the region code to make all region code


hi,
you can make the player region free by the following setup.

1.TURN ON THE PLAYER
2.PRESS OPEN/CLOSE TO OPEN THE TRAY
3.WITH THE TRAY OPEN, PRESS STOP-7-3-4-4-6-6 in sequence

4.YOUR REGION AREA WILL BE DISPLAYED.
5.PRESS "0" TO UNLOCK ALL
6.PRESS "OK"

ok

Jan 26, 2011 | Philips Televison & Video

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Region hack code for samsung dvd-p241


You can try to use this tip, which is generally used for all these Samsung models: DVD-709,DVD-809,DVD-909,DVD-511,DVD-611,DVD-615,DVD-811,DVD-M105,DVD-M105 E,DVD-M108,DVD-M203,DVD-M204,DVD-M205,DVD-M305,DVD-M405,DVD-P233,DVD-V530. I think that P-241 is about the same of P-233, which is unlocked with this tip. You can try, and then answer me if worked.
1. Make sure that there is no disc in the tray and switch on the player.
2. Cold start the player, by holding down the PLAY and STOP buttons on the player.
3. You should see a set of language options. Release the PLAY and STOP buttons.
4. Select your language.
5. Press REPEAT then the following codes for the required region the player is already set to (region you bought the player in) do not confuse this with the A-B button:
Region 1 - 2, 9, 3, 3, 4
Region 2 - 3, 8, 7, 6, 7
("E series M105", M205 and M305 users try: 57538)
Region 3 - 5, 6, 7, 3, 2
Region 4 - 7, 6, 8, 8, 4
Region 5 - 5, 3, 8, 1, 4
Region 6 - 2, 4, 4, 6, 2
6. A code will appear, indicating the region setting of your player.
7. Press 9 for region-free, or 1 for region 1, 2 for region 2, etc.
8. Press OPEN/CLOSE on the Player to open the disc tray. You may need to push the tray shut rather than use the player button, in order for the region not to be changed to 4 (M203).
9. Press STANDBY (POWER) on the remote control to close the tray. Next time the player is turned on it will set to the region specified. If the player halts on the FBI Warnings, press Forward Search x2 or faster.
On some models, you will have the ability to disable Macrovision, but you will have to turn off the Quasi-PAL option and set the SCART output type to Video rather than RGB.

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I would like to change regions on my portable Durabrand DVD player model PDV-722


Alright, just follow these steps and let me know if you have any problems or questions

  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front

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Change dvd player region to multi region


Try this procedure
. 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
5. Enter 138931
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

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Need code for durabrand portable dvd player


  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control.
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front
The above unlock DVD player region code trick should works on models including Durabrand DVD-1000, Durabrand DVD-1005, Durabrand DVM1418c, Durabrand LCDTV *** DVD player model PVS 21175S1 and others DVD players from Durabrand.

If the above unlock region code hack doesn’t work, or if you’re using Durabrand Car DVD Player model PVS1966, Durabrand PVS1960, Durabrand PVS1680, Durabrand PVS1970, Durabrand PVS223, Durabrand STS75E, Durabrand Dual-7B or Durabrand Dual-7BL, try the following unlock code instead.
  1. Power on the DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray or lid.
  3. Press 8 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 8 (81328 in sequence) on remote control.
  4. In DVD region code menu, press Enter until come to region 9 (or 0)
  5. Press Play.
  6. Close the DVD tray or lid.
For Durabrand Dual-900, try the following DVD multi-region or region free unblock sequence instead.
  1. Press Open to open disc tray.
  2. Press Clear.
  3. Press 1 - 3 - 6 - 9 - 0 (13690 in sequence).
  4. Press Standby button. After pressing, the DVD disc tray will close and DVD player will switch off).
  5. Press Standby button again to power up the DVD player.
Note: To set back the DVD player to region 1 if you’re using above unlock hack, simply press 13691 in sequence. The 0 or 1, the last digit in the key sequence is actually the digit to determine which region code you’re going to set on the DVD player. You can set to other region code by changing the last digit to 2, 3, 9 or other valid region code number.
For Durabrand DP305, try the following DVD region code unlock hack instead.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Open/Close button to open the disc tray.
  3. Press Setup.
  4. Press 8 - 8 - 8 - 8 (8888 continuously).
  5. Press Next.
  6. Go to “Version and select a region code. Select 0 for all region or 9 for region free.
  7. Press Play.
The below trick should be able to unlock the region restriction on Durabrand DUR1700 DVD player.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Setup.
  3. Go to “Preferences”.
  4. Press Play.
  5. Enter 2 - 5 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 5 (251535 in continuous sequence of keys).
  6. Press Left, Down.
  7. The current region code will be displayed.
  8. Press 0 for region free.
Note that if you select “Region 0′ which allows DVD players to plays all DVD-Video discs from Regions 1-6, some DVDs which are incorporated with “Regional Coding Enhancement” or RCE protection system will refuse to play in such machine.

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Open My Computer, right click the DVD icon and select properties,
click hardware tab at the top.
Select your DVD player from the list, click the Properties button, and then the DVD Region tab. Select the Country you want to change the region code to and click OK.
It should tell you how many changes you are allowed. When you have used them all it stays locked at the last one you chose.

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Hi guys,

I cant play any dvd or cd with my philips 3140 player...it simply says ERROR.

Can someone please help?

thank you,
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