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2. Switch the player off and then back on. This is necessary to clean-boot the firmware.
3. Wait until the main menu page appears and the player stops doing anything.
4. Press the eject button to open the tray. (The button is between the "Power" and "TV Power" buttons at the top of the controller.)
5. Press the eject button to close the tray.
6. Wait while the player searches for a disk.
7. As soon as the "No Disk" message appears at the top left corner do the following.
8. Press the REPEAT button - just above the TV channel selector at the bottom right of the controller.
9. Enter your former region code (Where you bought the player) from the list given below on the number pad.
10. The region code should appear at the top left corner of the screen.
11. Enter a "9" to make the player region free. (Enter a region code if you want to lock the player to another region for some obscure or perverse reason.)
12. Power down and power up again.
13. Play a foreign DVD to verify the change.
you must start entering the code just after the "No Disk" message is shown and before the message disappears. If you miss a number it won't work
Secondly, the REPEAT key is part of the code. All six keys must be entered smoothly as "REPEAT Region code". The entry gets timed out so you can't stop in the middle and restart. Don't bash away like crazy, just do it smoothly and briskly.
If you don't see the "Region number" the first time, don't worry. Just repeat the process. It may take about a dozen tries before you get it to work.
Have you installed any third party players?
Did you try to make any changes to the computer prior to this issue?
Are you getting any error messages or error codes?
You may try the following steps to rebuild the Windows Media Player Library database and check if it works.
To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player, and then click OK.
2. Select all the files in the folder, and then click Delete on the File menu.
Note You do not have to delete the folders that are in this folder.
3. Restart Windows Media Player.
If this does not resolve the problem, clear the Windows Media Player database cache files. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Exit Windows Media Player.
2. If you are running Windows Vista, click Start, click Run, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft, and then click OK.
3. Select the Media Player folder, and then click Delete on the File menu.
4. Restart Windows Media Player.
For more information, you may refer the following article:
You may try to install quicktime and then media player might use the codec to play .mov files.
Note: Using Third Party Software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from booting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Third Party Software can be solved. Using Third Party Software is at your own risk.
You may refer the following link for more information:.
Convert music, videos, and pictures from one format to another
File types supported by media center
Hope this information is helpful
You don't need any driver software, if your pc has windows xp sp2 or later and Windows Media Player 11. If you have problem with your device follow this steps: 1. Connect the player to the computer. 2. From the computer, select start - Control Panel - Performance and Maintenance - System. "System Properties" is displayed. 3. Select Hardware tab, and open Device manager. 4. Open Universal Serial Bus controllers, and select USB Mass Storage Device or WALKMAN NWZ-XXXXX. 5. Select Action - Update Driver ... from the menu bar. "Welcome to the Hardware Update Wizard" is displayed. 6. A dialog on Windows Update connection will be displayed. Select No, not this time., followed by Next. 7. Select Install from a list or specific location [Advanced], followed by Next for the hardware install method. 8. Select Don't search. I will choose the driver to install., followed by Next for the search and install option. 9. Check Show compatible hardware, and then select MTP Device* in the model list, followed by Next. The device driver is installed. 10. "Completing the Hardware Update Wizard" message is displayed, and confirm "MTP Device" message. Click Finish.
There are 3 ways depending on the model of your laptop.
Here follows all ways:
1. Hold down the escape botton while booting your system.
Press F1 when you get to the check system message.
2. Hold down the F2 button while booting your system.
If none of the above works, follow this. For not listed models.
The BIOS cannot be accessed via boot up on these systems. To make changes to the BIOS setting on these models please use the Toshiba Hardware Setup utility located within Control Panel. The BIOS settings can be reset to their default valies by booting the system up and holding down the‘Esc’ key, then press F1 to reset to default settings when prompted.
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I had the same problem last night, I tried everything like you did, maybe I just got lucky. I was about to open the case of the unit, the system boot stopped and it went to sleep mode, then I turned it on and luckily the CD can be ejected. Just try playing around with it, you might get lucky. Good Luck......
NOTE: Never play that CD again in your SongCube
I had that today. Seemed to have some corrupt files on it.
My solution was to attach the unit to a PC's USB port, find it as a drive in Windows Explorer, then right-click the drive and select format. Obviously it erases everything but works fine afterwards.