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MacBook Region Free?

Dec 7, 2007 2:40AM PST

Will my MacBook play a Region 2 DVD as is?



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Dec 7, 2007 5:33AM PST

It's unlikely, but I also can't say as I recall ever running into a region change setting on any Mac I've ever used. I also can't say as I've ever been looking for such an option, but I do like to poke and prod things. So it is either region free, or more likely, it's set at the factory based on where the unit is being shipped to, and cannot be changed.

Best thing I can suggest, is just popping in a DVD and seeing what happens.

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Dec 7, 2007 6:20AM PST

I just want to play a Japanese (Region 2)imported DVD on my Proscan (Region 1) DVD Player or my Slimline PS2. I know there are codes that will allow me to watch the DVD, I just don't know where to find them.


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You're on your own
Dec 7, 2007 7:06AM PST

You're on your own, as I rarely buy DVDs, and then never buy them from other regions. I'd suggest a Google search along with what may be many hours of tedious reading up on the subject.

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Dec 7, 2007 7:46AM PST

Although hacks for region free DVD players are available and it is possible to purchase a region free player, it's still a discussion about circumventing various protection schemes by the manufacturer.. Such discussions are against forum policies..

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