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When I try to change the region for my Laptop's DVD player, it tells me that it can't as I need to put a DVD of that region into the drive, or that I'm not the administrator. But I am the administrator, and the whole reason I tried to change the region was because there was a DVD of that region in the drive! So I don't know what it's complaining about. And I do have one more change available. Any suggestions? I know I can unlock the regions, but that's way too complicated for a ludite like mysel


Answers :

Assuming you're using XP, you can change your region code in the \015\012Device Manager.

Press and Hold Windows Logo Key + Press Pause ( OR right-click My Computer > Properties)

Click Hardware\015\012tab > Click Device Manager.
Find your DVD from the device list and\015\012right-click on it, click Properties
Click DVD Region tab.

You\015\012can change your region here, but make note of how many changes you have\015\012left. There should be an info field indicating how many changes are\015\012remaining. If it's "0" you're out of luck. If it's "1" you can change\015\012it, but be aware that when you do, this will be the last change.

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