I bought the above DVD player in London and have since returned to Australia. Unfortunately I can't play Australian DVDs in my machine, but I believe there is a setting which can be changed so that the DVD player can play DVDs from all regions. Can anyone help here?
The samsung 709 is region locked there is 2 ways of changing it to aussie instead of uk.
1: have a chip inserted into the dvd which will prevent the dvd region chip from working - there play all regions.
2: enter a code on the remote to disabled the chip. Not too sure on the code but i know on some AIWA hifi's the remote will work and disable the region with the code 185.
have a look Here If you dont fancy flashing your dvd rom bios, depending on what software/ hardware player you are using for you dvd, there are several utilities that can allow you to change the regions
and here is a list of some more region changing utilities
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