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My DVD Player only plays region 1 dvd's how can i unlock it to play all regions

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  • robindotlewi Jul 11, 2010

    so simple to fix.I wnt to www.video help.com/dvdhacks,followed three prompts,problem fixed

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Usually you have to enter a specific code to get it to unlock.
try checking this website to see if your is listed

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks

a lot of the sites with codes will want to you join or pay something to get the unlock code, depends on what it is worth to you. I can try to dig it up if you don't find it, but will need a make and model number.

Let me know, thanks!

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  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
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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.
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