Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:37:26PM +0100, Roland Smith 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.
> I just realized that last night the DVD jumped right into the Start of > the film. No FBI threats of extraordinary rendition to those who would > copy, no pre-list of places to jump to. The extra features were at the > end, only. So it's probably a bad disc. There are quite a few discs that do that by design, especially older ones. Fabian
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