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Old 08-31-2004, 11:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy regioncode change

aarrgh! does any one actually KNOW how to disable the region change limit on my samsung 606f dvdrom because all i get is "it can't be done - buy another"

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Old 08-31-2004, 12:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope. It's a fixed limited set by the manufacturer. The only way you can change it is to remove the chip with a soldering iron.

If you really had wanted to have a drive that supported any region code, you should have paid the extra bucks for it. The fixed drives are there for a reason.


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Old 08-31-2004, 12:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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good point.

it was standard on my Time at purchase. . now i have to ditch it. . . semi-sneaky or what
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Old 08-31-2004, 04:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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just get a program like anydvd it automaticly turns off region protection so you can play any region dvds
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Old 08-31-2004, 06:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I don't get out often, hehe!! What is this region protection thing???
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Old 09-01-2004, 01:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks mlr - i'll try that

marvel- now i KNOW you must be joking!

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