Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:47:14PM +0100, Fabian Keil wrote: > > 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. > > OK, that's nice to know. All the DVDs that I have play fine with > mplayer, but they're probably all region 2 disks. So I should be able to > play region 1 disks with mplayer?
I think so. I play different regions with both mplayer and vlc all the time. Fabian
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