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Hack wanted to enable multi region

Just bought a Philips DVD player model DVP5980 with Region 2 viewing only. I have several Region 1 DVDs as yet unwatched. Is there a Hack available to convert this unit to multi region?

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1) Go to the Preference page in the Setup menu
2) Press 1 3 8 9 3 1 on the keypad of the RC. I had to hold each number down for 2 or 3 seconds.
3) Options will be available to be selected. Select 0 using up/down on remote.
4) Player is now region free.

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