On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 13:37:26 +0100, Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 12:46:03AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 
> >     Do any of you guys know why the DVD version of HIGH NOON won't play on 
> > my
> >     computers?  I've tried everything I can think of.  Zero.   I watched the
> >     *original* in the theater (I think); then have watched the tape in '98,
> >     and the DVD just now.  I'm not that nutty to waste a DVD-R on it; I'm
> >     just wondering my none of my players won't play it.
> Different region? Most players are locked to a certain region, and won't
> play disks from other regions. Although it is possible to install
> upgraded or modified firmware that removes the region encoding, that
> usually needs a windows program. And it can brick your player when done
> incorrectly.

IIRC respecting the region is only necessary for players with a
licensed CSS implementation. If the player cracks CSS anyway,
it usually ignores the region as well so messing with the firmware
shouldn't be necessary.


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