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Guys i just tried to play a dvd in my DVD drive, now DVDs worked fine before(afew weeks ago when i last tired it) .... games work/install fine so i know the dvd rom is not knackered, Now this is a legit, origional dvd but heres the message i get.
My rom is in my sig.
Any ideas? .. can i change the region back?
You generally get 4 or 5 changes I think. I'm sure when you change the region it'll tell you how many you have left.
12-11-08, 05:54 AM
I'd make a backup of the movie with dvd shrink and mount it in a virtual dvd drive such as daemon tools and play from there.
That's what I do when I want to watch region 1 anime on my region 2 dvd drive (i dont want to perma change it)
12-11-08, 07:14 AM
there is nothing wrong with that message, DVD regions on movies have been around since DVD was introduced.
buying anyDVD have been a good investment for me, never have to worry about regions, or other BS on DVD, BD
Im sure this same dvd worked fine just afew weeks back! ..... shouldent a dvd & dvd rom both bought in uk both be set to play in the right region? ... its stupid!
Cheers though :D
12-11-08, 11:15 AM
any PC drive you buy it is always not set to any specific region.
When a company makes drives they make them in bulk, so they never set the region.
It is up to the user to do so, with RPC-2 user can set the region five times and OEM can change it 4 times. After that it can't be changed.
You can also download hacked firmware and flash firmware that is region free
Well i done a little googling and found this site > http://forum.rpc1.org/portal.php .... some very helpfull people on there, i now have a region free rom but have to use anydvd to get past the windows player restrictions ... anyway all sorted, if anybody ever has any problems with a rom drive of any kind i could not recommend that site more.
12-11-08, 03:07 PM
i'm a member on that site as well.
12-11-08, 03:42 PM
Can you join the Playstation Forums nekro. I have some questions to ask.
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