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Samsung HT-C655W - Region Problem!

by thecosmichobo / July 31, 2010 1:16 PM PDT

G'day,

I know how this sounds... but my DVD suddenly wont accept my DVDs due to Region code...

My 2 week old Samsung HT-C655W DVD home audio machine, which I readily admit to having hunted for a region-free-code for (without success), has suddenly started rejecting all of my R4 discs.

What happened - I paused "Finding Nemo" while my son went to the toilet. When he got back, I didn't notice him grab the remote, and try to get it going again on his own. Fianc

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Fixed
by thecosmichobo / August 2, 2010 1:47 PM PDT

Called Samsung here in Oz.

1st guy (from overseas call centre I suspect) just said to do a firmware update. He didn't check to see if one existed... which it didn't. So I had to call back. This time got a local, who spent the time to walk me through a reset (press STOP til machine turns off, then re-enter your desired language etc etc etc).

Problem solved.

Thanks Aussie Samsung guy!

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Region Free
by tiagra1973 / August 3, 2010 11:19 PM PDT
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I have the same unit, did this turn the dvd player to a region free to play dvds from all regions.

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No
by thecosmichobo / August 3, 2010 11:27 PM PDT
In reply to: Region Free

No - it just reset it back to factory settings.

The guy actually made the comment to me that "you can change the region code via the remote control" - but as I really was primarily wanting to be able to USE my DVD again, I wasn't going to try ask for that! Happy

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