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DVD ROM REGIONS PROBLEM

by julival / March 15, 2005 10:27 PM PST

I recently bought a dvd film to watch. I inserted it in my DVD-ROM drive and Windows Media Player says that it can not be played unless I change the REGION of my DVD hardware. I responded by changing it to the region requested, but could not watch the film. It kept showing a small window of picture repeatedly.

I wanted to reverse the region to it's original setting and a message came saying that I can not return it back to the previous region setting, unless I have an administrative right.

I use the PC alone, and run Win. XP pro. with 256 RAM on Dell Desktop. My DVD-ROM is Pioneer 106.

Please, how can I rectify this problem?

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Can't help yet. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2005 10:34 PM PST

The forum tip isn't showing it seems so here it is ->
Tip: If you are asking for help to troubleshoot a computer-related problem, please be sure to include all the necessary information (ie: operating system, model number, hardware, software, etc) that will help others identify your problem for a speedy resolution.


For me to help you out, I'd want to see the error message in "quoted format" rather than some message.

You can try logging in as "administrator" but this looks to be a SOFTWARE issue at the moment.

Please report to Forum Feedback you are not seeing the forum tip.

Bob

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Maybe this'll help.......
by ramusson / March 16, 2005 6:54 PM PST
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