RE: [Videolib] DVD Region Coding

Bergman, Barbara J (barbara.bergman@mnsu.edu)
Thu, 15 Sep 2005 11:53:17 -0500

Yes, they're capable, but I've been told that they're coded to fix
themselves to a region after playing any one Region more than 5 times.

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[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Gary Handman
Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 10:13 AM
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Subject: Re: [Videolib] DVD Region Coding

Hey Rick

I was under the impression that DVD-RW drives on PCs and Macs would
handle
all regions. I be wrong?

Gary

At 09:16 AM 9/15/2005 -0500, Rick Provine wrote:
>Howdy:
>
>How have you all handled region coding on PCs/Macs (as opposed to
>set-top players)? Have you found freeware solutions or workarounds
that
>allow users access to all dvds in yoru collections?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Rick
>
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UC Berkeley
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