can my laptop play any dvds?

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  1. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    i wanna buy some dvds.. but i don't know if they need to be a certain region because im in OZ?? or will any play?
     
  2. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    not sure how it is with laptops
    if i was u id bring it in the shop an ask if u can test one out before u buy any or maybe rent one?
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    there is a shop that sells dvds, but they are all region 4(aus). i need to know if region 1(canada & us) will work on it...
     
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    Acid_Alli aka The Executioner

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    Actually im sure you can get the required stuff on the web for outside formats to play i think..
     
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    Acid_Alli aka The Executioner

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    Yeah man, im fukered so....

    But yeh, the laptop will play them all as you can change the region on the roms properties.

    ---------- Post added at 02:51 ---------- Previous post was at 02:48 ----------

    And alot of utilities allow for you to watch the different regions. Look on the web, its big.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    ok. thanks
     
  7. Gumby

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    my family in america sent over some dvds for us. my bf managed to change the region settings and play them through his laptop.... i'll ask him how. he has a mac though.
     
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    It normally gives you a few chances to change the region before it's locked in.
     
  10. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    when do you get to choose?
     
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    flobbydobby bangin garden of dobbylon

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    when you put the DVD in, if it's in a different region to the default one your laptop is set to, it will ask if you want to change the region setting.

    that's what it does on both of my laptops anyway. yours may be different. you'll know if you put it in, but you'll only get 5 or 6 chances to change the setting back and forth before it stops letting you.

    DVD regions are gay. they don't do it with CDs, they didn't do it with videos or tapes.
     
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    You... you have a boyfriend? :(

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  14. Gumby

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    i fail to see how my personal life is relevant to this thread? :jerkit:
     
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    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Yes you can change the region of your laptop's DVD drive 5 times before it is locked to certain region.

    My Computer > Right click the DVD Drive > Properties > Click on the Hardware tab > Select the DVD Drive > Properties > DVD Region tab
     
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    Ah, I didn't mean it like that!

    Was meant to be re:

    and a reflection of most peoples faces here when they saw you had a BF!

    But yes, off-topic regardless. I apologise!

    :flowers:
     
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    ahhh sorry bro. thought you were taking the piss cos i just went through a break up. seen. lol no probs (y)

    back on topic.
     
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    Ha! I found that pic on my work pc yesterday. GET OUT OF MY HEAD!
     
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    I don't control what's in your head.

    That's all you Adam.

    Just admit you want me.

    Straighter men than you have thrown themselves at me.

    I mean I'm no queerbum so I always say no, but it's a nice little pick me up to help me through the week.
     
  20. Catsel

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    (y) cheers bro. found it.