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    Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    As titled for current drives on sale.

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    Re: Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    search through rpc1.org

    but in general, it's not really needed - open-source players like VLC ignore region coding, and software like anydvd strips region coding as far as *all* players are concerned, firmware or not

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    Re: Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    Thanks. I'll look into VLC but I'm very much a fan of PowerDVD

    I'll check out rpc1.org.

    If anyone knows on the top of their head I would be grateful (to save me scouring the pages)
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    Re: Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    I always do it in software. There are a number of solutions, and you don't have to buy a naff OD just because someone hacked the BIOS.

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    Re: Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    As DirectHex says, use Any DVD. Free upgrades for live, it really works and does other good stuff as well. Download and try for 21 days then buy when you see how good it is.
    SlySoft AnyDVD | any dvd, region free, dvd copy, copy dvd movies, dvd decoder, dvd ripper, macrovision, dvd copying software

    Then you can choose your DVD dive based on other criteria rather than 'Region free'.
    Try to make each and every day the best it can be.

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    Re: Which DVD-RW drive can be flashed to be region-free?

    Pioneer drives are 99% flashable.

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