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HI I BOUGHT MY PS3 FROM HONG KONG BUT WHEN I RUN MY DVD IT SAYS THERE IS REGION PROBLEM CAN ANY ONE HELP ME TO GET REMOVE REGION FRON MY PS3 I WANT TO RUN PAL AND NTSC BOTH??????????

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It appears we were on chat a while back.

The PAL/NTSC is not possible to switch. It's totally different ways its processed. The over sea's type is faster then the american ntsc type. I've tried to do that before and all you hear is little chipmunks and a very pixel lated picture which you can never see anything at all.

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Ah...my young friend....that is not possible...not unless sony sends out an update allowing ps3 to be region free....for now....stick with japanese games..NTSCJP i'm guessing

Posted on Oct 03, 2007

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I don't think so.
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Sorry to deliver the bad news.
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1) Remove disk (if any) from the player
2) Turn the player off
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You could try dual booting the ps3 with linux, but it's probably not worth all the effort.

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