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Hello Brezg,
The following link will give you instructions on how to change the region code on your dvd player. Please read the instructions carefully and decide for yourself if this is a good idea or not. Hope this helps and let me know if you need further assistance.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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    Bobby Jul 06, 2008

    This is only if you have a dvd rom for you computer, because there are no details as to the model or serial number.

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    Bobby Jul 06, 2008

    Brezg,
    I found the following site that will help in changing your region code through the handset. Check here to check the data base for the codes. Hope this is what you need


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