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Laptop hack

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Tim Ashdown, Aug 26, 2001.

  1. Tim Ashdown

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    I've just got myself a Packard Bell Chroma Millenium laptop. Does anybody know how I can hack the DVD drive. I think you can change the region code 5 times anyway, but then it stays in that region. The device manager says the drive is a MAT****A DVD-ROM SR-8185 (probably meaning a Matsu****a). I heard that you can download certain patches from the internet to let you change the region code an unlimited amount of times. Any help would be much appreciated. <br />Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Dirk 2

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    Follow the link below:

    <a href="http://perso.club-internet.fr/farzeno/firmware/" target="_blank">http://perso.club-internet.fr/farzeno/firmware/</a>

    You can flash upgrade the firmware on your DVD-ROM drive to make it reion free.

    Please ensure you read all the details before attempting a flash upgrade. A mistake can render your drive unusable.

    Once your drive is region free, you will need an additional 3rd party piece of software to work in conjunction with your DVD player. If you are using a software player such as WinDVD or Power DVD, try DVD genie or region killer.

    For greater details check out this site:

    <a href="http://www.digital-digest.com/dvd/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.digital-digest.com/dvd/index.html</a>

    Good luck
     
  3. Vis Man

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    Hi Tim

    I use a patch called Zone selector. Once you have installed the software you Launch the DVD player through this and you will be able to choose Region 1-6 unlimited amount of times.I cant remember the web address but if you do a search on Zone selector you will find it

    Good luck<br />Visman
     

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