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I have DVDs that I have legitimately bought from other countries but now the change of region code on my HP laptop has run out and is constantly stuck on region 2. Being from Australia, a lot of my DVDs are region 4 and I can no longer play them. Is there any way round this? And why would this even be an issue for honest DVD collectors?

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Yes it does bite the big one for honest collectors. It is really only those the system hurts.
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