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How do you de-regionalize a DVD

Discussion in 'DVDR' started by ghiggins, Dec 22, 2003.

  1. ghiggins

    ghiggins Guest

    Is there software to take out the region of a dvd?

     
  2. yuedana

    yuedana Regular member

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    you can't take the region out of a dvd. It is code written into the disc--just like you can't edit a commercial disc. You can patch your firmware so the reader doesn't care. Now if you make a backup, the dvd will usually be region free.
     
  3. ghiggins

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    ah i see, can you explain where i might find some info on patching the firmware?

     
  4. drchips

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    Hiya ghiggins,

    Do you want to play different region dvd's on your PC or on your standalone?

    if on pc, then download/buy a program called DVD Region-Free (costs $40), it will do what you want on the pc WITHOUT all the risks associated with flashing your drive/patching software etc.

    if on standalone, do a search for unlock codes for your player (NOTE: some players have them, some don't)

    Have Fun...
     
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    It is totally possible to remove the region protection on a dvd. If you are ripping the dvd you can choose an option in dvddecrypter to make it region free. If this is a dvd you want to watch on your computer, i would recomend a program called anydvd, this little program is a driver that intercepts the region code of any dvd and makes windows believe the disc if from the correct region. This program also removes macrovision protection and cd audio protection(though I have not tested that feature) It is an excelent program that takes little resources, well worth buying. It's available at www.slysoft.com_X_X_X_X_X_[small]This is an amazingly imformative site with many places to find information and help. Please support it.
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  6. ghiggins

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    I would like to watch the DVD on my home dvd player, I also use DVD X Copy to backup my DVD's, but it will not take out the regionalization. So i thought that maybe i could use another package to backup my DVD while removing this or i could use a program to create an image and remove the regionalization, then i could burn the image back on to DVD. any ideas?
     
  7. ghiggins

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    Or if anybody has an unlock code for a Mirror DVD player then that would be great.
     
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  9. ghiggins

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    thanks, very helpful info.
     

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