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3 Demote Remove YipYip over 4 years ago Most new Macbooks have Matsushita SuperDrives installed. The drive is what holds the region lock, so you need to fix that through a firmware upgrade (not really as difficult as it sounds, your Mac does it through automatic updates all the time, the process below is all drag & drop). Follow these steps. 1) go to Applications --> Utilities --> System Profiler 2) click on "Disk Burning" under the Hardware grouping, this will display info about your drive. 3) see what kind of drive you have at the top; visit this site and do a search for that drive type http://forum.rpc1.org/portal.php 3a) If your drive is a Matsushita UJ-868 or UJ-857E you're in super luck, just go here http://forum.rpc1.org/viewtopic.php?f... 3b) read the whole page, and then download the Matsushita Flasher, as well as the firmware for your drive type (don't worry that it doesn't match the Firmware listed for your drive under the System Profiler/Disk Burning tab, you're installing the new firmware; Also, don't worry if the firmware matches what you already have, you'll be downloading the RPC-1 firmware, you likely have RPC-2 firmware right now. All that's important to know is that RPC-1 = region free capable, and RPC-2 = region locked = bad!!!) 3c) if you want to be sure what type of drive you have before you begin, I suggest downloading something called "DVD Info X" (google and you'll find it). this will tell you the type of drive you have and if it's RPC-1 or RPC-2 3d) open the Matsushita Flasher utility and follow the instructions, drag and drop the new firmware you just downloaded into the folder it asks you to. Restart the Mac and off you go. 4) for other drives, and for newer macbooks there really aren't many. You'll have a mixed bag of results. The older the drive the easier it is. But if you cant find it at http://forum.rpc1.org/ then, in my experience, you probably won't find it at all, or it won't be a good fix. Cheers. Create a customer community for your own organization. Start a free trial today. lovettfan over 5 years ago What does it tell you when you put in the DVD? Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) view -1 more comments majid 11 months ago thay say region code can't chang Edit Delete Remove

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Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.12/26/13 How does this make you feel? How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. That I can change the default region 2 more times and then I'll be stuck with the last one I chose. which has like no regional code. (Thus making me unable to play half of my area 2 DVDs) How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm frustrated e. confused. also I played disks from different parts of the world. anxious. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. Cancel Update I’m frustrated 1 Felipe over 5 years ago That the DVD's region is different from the one the DVD player is set to read. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) https://getsatisfaction. I never came across this problem. sad. A solution would be to copy the DVDs cause iDVD (apple programm to create DVDs) makes disks with no region code.. And that's it..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 3/23 . Cancel Update I’m confused 1 Edit Delete Remove Official Fork lovettfan over 5 years ago I had a look on the apple support page and it tells you that you can only change five times (seems you already changed three times) and then you are stuck with your last choice. You would be still able to play region 0 then.g. That I can change the default region 2 more times and then I'll be stuck with the last one I chose. (Thus making me unable to play half of my area 2 DVDs) Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.. so region code 0. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) That the DVD's region is different from the one the DVD player is set to read... have you asked someone in an apple store? Maybe they know help. I think there is a way.

How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm confused e. A solution would be to copy the DVDs cause iDVD (apple programm to create DVDs) makes disks with no region code. have you asked someone in an apple store? Maybe they know help. You need to figure out what DVD Player you have on your Macbook (System Profiler will give you that information). frustrated 4. In case someone has the same problem: 1.. And that's it.g. 2. You would be still able to play region 0 then. 4. 2. Go to this website and download the appropriate firmware.) know how you feel.. Windows. In case someone has the same problem: 1.com/dossiers/dvd_region_free_en_article30.html 3. undecided. unconcerned Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. I never came across this problem... their efforts to free the world from Pick a and face the to let everybody DRM likes. You need to figure out what DVD Player you have on your Macbook (System Profiler will give you that information). but I ended up answering my own question after a lot of research.powerbook-fr.. Run the firmware you downloaded onanxious. Get emotional! Describe this makes you Simple process right? how I have totopic thank Apple in feel. Run the firmware you downloaded on Windows.. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. http://www. confused. Cancel Add Image Update Edit Delete Remove https://getsatisfaction..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 4/23 .. Simple process right? I have to thank Apple in their efforts to free the world from DRM and the likes. Go to this website and download the appropriate firmware.) Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. http://www. sad. which has like no regional code. indifferent. Cancel Update I’m frustrated Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Felipe over 5 years ago Thanks for your attention. (. (. but I ended up answering my own question after a lot of research. Install Windows XP through Boot Camp. 3. also I played disks from different parts of the world.g. I think there is a way. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Thanks for your attention.powerbook-fr. Install Windows XP through Boot Camp. How does this make you feel? I'm frustrated e.. so region code 0..com/dossiers/.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? I had a look on the apple support page and it tells you that you can only change five times (seems you already changed three times) and then you are stuck with your last choice.

Used to play any region dvd in 10. Cancel Update I’m frustrated Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Felipe over 5 years ago The new DVD drives shipping with the Intel Macbooks all have a hardware region check. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.4. It used to work when it was just a software check on old Macs. sad. anxious. https://getsatisfaction. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.org/vlc/">VLC</a> to play dvds. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.. but now you have to tweak the drive. so there's not much VLC can do..videolan.4.5 as well. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.g. so there's not much VLC can do. How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm frustrated e. It used to work when it was just a software check on old Macs. but now you have to tweak the drive. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 5/23 . Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) The new DVD drives shipping with the Intel Macbooks all have a hardware region check. How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. confused.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Official Fork JasonP over 5 years ago Use VLC to play dvds.. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Use <a href="http://www. so hopefully for 10..5 as well. so hopefully for 10. Used to play any region dvd in 10.

Cancel Update I’m Pissed Edit Delete Remove Official Fork r. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) it's incredibly frustrating when you have movies that aren't even available in region 1. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.g.12/26/13 Cancel How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Update I’m frustrated Edit Delete Remove Official Fork John O'Day over 5 years ago it's incredibly frustrating when you have movies that aren't even available in region 1. the region system unjustly screws people who like foreign films..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 6/23 .. there products are great... but every now and then you get something like this! What a total rip-off by all concerned. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.g. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. the region system unjustly screws people who like foreign films. anxious. and yes movie companies that involves you. Blood suckers the lot of ya. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) https://getsatisfaction. sad.smith78 over 4 years ago I love apple. confused. How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm frustrated e.

How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm frustrated e. confused. sad. Best Buy will not let me return the MacBook since it is just over 30 days since I bought the MacBook from them. but every now and then you get something like this! What a total rip-off by all concerned. i'm also no tech spec expert so i'm afraid to tweak the drive and ruin it completely.. i went to the apple store and they flat out refused to change the drive again. sad. incredibly unjust. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Cancel Update I’m frustrated Edit Delete Remove Official Fork mariah over 4 years ago i completely agree. Comment https://getsatisfaction. and yes movie companies that involves you. i'm also no tech spec expert so i'm afraid to tweak the drive and ruin it completely. there products are great. anxious. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. Cancel Update I’m angry Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Cassie over 4 years ago I have the same problem. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) i completely agree. This is wrong of Best Buy and wrong of Apple. even just once. give me a white room to yell my brains out. please. incredibly unjust.. i went to the apple store and they flat out refused to change the drive again.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 7/23 . confused. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. give me a white room to yell my brains out. Customers should be informed of the DVD problem prior to purchase. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. anxious. even just once.g. Blood suckers the lot of ya.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? I love apple. How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm Pissed e. Apple tells me I will have to buy a whole new DVD hard drive if I ever want to play American DVDs after watching British DVDs. I bought a MacBook to play my DVDs and now I find out I cannot play them because they are made by the BBC.g. please. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.

How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm angry e.org/viewtopic.. confused.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 8/23 . anxious. sad.rpc1. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) I have the same problem.. I bought a MacBook to play my DVDs and now I find out I cannot play them because they are made by the BBC.. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Mauro Mayer over 4 years ago Hi Cassie have a look at this address: http://forum.php?f. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. This is wrong of Best Buy and wrong of Apple. Apple tells me I will have to buy a whole new DVD hard drive if I ever want to play American DVDs after watching British DVDs.php?f=2&t=44730 How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Customers should be informed of the DVD problem prior to purchase. Cancel Update 3 Edit Delete Remove https://getsatisfaction.rpc1. Best Buy will not let me return the MacBook since it is just over 30 days since I bought the MacBook from them.g..org/viewtopic. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Hi Cassie have a look at this address: http://forum.12/26/13 good answer! good answer! (undo) How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Write a comment. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel..

. i love you. We need to lobby the f_ckers hard to get rid of this ridiculous scheme. the process below is all drag & drop). Follow these steps.php?f. drag and drop the new firmware you just downloaded into the folder it asks you to.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 9/23 . and then download the Matsushita Flasher.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Official Fork YipYip over 4 years ago Most new Macbooks have Matsushita SuperDrives installed.rpc1. you probably won't find it at all. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) view 6 more comments Jason Koh over 3 years ago No no no no no. You'll have a mixed bag of results.org/ then.rpc1. you likely have RPC-2 firmware right now. 3) see what kind of drive you have at the top. This shouldn't be a user's problem. so you need to fix that through a firmware upgrade (not really as difficult as it sounds. you're installing the new firmware. you'll be downloading the RPC-1 firmware. Is there a work-around? Edit Delete Remove Update https://getsatisfaction. or it won't be a good fix. Cheers. I suggest downloading something called "DVD Info X" (google and you'll find it). Terminal tells me that my Matshita 'MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-868: KB19' (according to About this Mac) is not a Matsushita product..php 3a) If your drive is a Matsushita UJ-868 or UJ-857E you're in super luck. in my experience. The drive is what holds the region lock. this will tell you the type of drive you have and if it's RPC-1 or RPC-2 3d) open the Matsushita Flasher utility and follow the instructions. and RPC-2 = region locked = bad!!!) 3c) if you want to be sure what type of drive you have before you begin. Restart the Mac and off you go. 4) for other drives. Also. All that's important to know is that RPC-1 = region free capable. But if you cant find it at http://forum.5. just go here http://forum. The older the drive the easier it is. your Mac does it through automatic updates all the time.org/portal. Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel Ferren MacIntyre over 3 years ago YipYip gave us very clear instructions--but under Snow Leopard 10. don't worry if the firmware matches what you already have. 3b) read the whole page. visit this site and do a search for that drive type http://forum. There must be thousands of people who have this issue and voiding your warranty and possibly wrecking your drive to get around it is not a solution. 1) go to Applications --> Utilities --> System Profiler 2) click on "Disk Burning" under the Hardware grouping.6. this will display info about your drive. Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel mariah over 3 years ago yip yip. as well as the firmware for your drive type (don't worry that it doesn't match the Firmware listed for your drive under the System Profiler/Disk Burning tab. and for newer macbooks there really aren't many.org/viewtopic.rpc1.

I don't know a link to one off hand as I don't vary regions enough to make it an issue for me to manually change it.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 10/23 . it's true that apple would consider non-standard firmware a breach of their warranty terms. anyone solved this yet? Edit Delete Remove https://getsatisfaction. Also.8 Any help please ? Thanks Philippe Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel Kat Glentworth 1 year ago i just got the same problem. Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel wiensd over 2 years ago I just tried the patch for my Matshita UJ-898 HC10. DW Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel Philippe over 2 years ago Got EXACTLY the same problem yesterday with an 868 ! MBP 10.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Cancel YipYip over 3 years ago Ferren.6. but I know they're out there. however I've never known anyone to have drive malfunctions as a result of these steps and it is always possible to reflash the drive to a sandard.rpc1. so you're fine to use the steps I outline above.php?f. As for comments stating that this voids your warranty. you can't.01 compiled at Feb 4 2010 00:22:16 Selected firmware: MATSHITADVD-R UJ-898 HC10 fatal: Selected drive (null) does not appear to be a matshita device logout What am I doing wrong? Cheers. Sorry for the mix up. But there are some players out there that be set to automatically change the drives current region (a dialogue box pops up asking if you want the region to be changed). It really should be Matshita.org/viewtopic. Just go here.. with regards to making your system OS itself or Mac's DVD player region free. and download the Matshita flashed and the rcp-1 firmware for the UJ-868 KB19. (I think VLC now supports this feature acctuay).. my apologies for the super long delay in response to your question. I stated "Matsushita" in error. native rcp-2 firmware if you wanted to. Here's what Terminal says: simple_flash V 2. http://forum.

1) go to Applications --> Utilities --> System Profiler 2) click on "Disk Burning" under the Hardware grouping.org/portal. If we have to go look for a download. don't worry if the firmware matches what you already have. listed your drive underknow the System Burning tab. if we want a real solution. it is not a reasonable solution. This is a very reasonable thing to want to do.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 11/23 . new firmware.. this will tell Remove you the type of drive you have and if it's RPC-1 or RPC-2 Official 3d) open Fork the Matsushita Flasher utility and follow the instructions. they CAN! .org/viewtopic. the problem is with Apple and the DVD consortium. So. we are just condemning hundreds of thousands of current and future users to wasting their time and money on hacks. so you need to fix that through a firmware upgrade (not really as difficult as it sounds. your Mac does it through automatic updates all the time.because DVD players nowadays routinely bypass the region check. so say if Harry Potter 9 is released in region 1 first. Otherwise. God forbid. in order to do something that we reasonably expect our computers to be able to do. we should lobby Apple to remove this idiotic restriction. and RPC-2 = region locked Edit = bad!!!) 3c) if you want to be sure what type of drive you have before you begin. All we want to do is watch our legally acquired DVDs (from several regions) on our Apple computers. and it is a very stupid one. Edit Delete Remove Update Cancel Write a comment. This has nothing to do with piracy. I suggest Delete downloading something called "DVD Info X" (google and you'll find it).12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Update Cancel Jason Koh 1 year ago As I have said a while back. then IMO.why would pirates want to limit the playability of their product? The only reason.php 3a) If your drive is a Matsushita UJ-868 or UJ-857E you're in super luck. just go here http://forum. someone in region 6.php?f=30&t=46116 3b) read the whole page. 3) see what kind of drive you have at the top. download the Matsushita Flasher. The drive is what holds the region lock. you're installing the Pick a for face to let everybody how youProfiler/Disk feel.rpc1. you likely have RPC-2 firmware right Update now. this will display info about your drive. drag and drop the new firmware you just downloaded into the folder it asks you to. it probably will be region free .region coding serves no purpose whatsoever except to inconvenience those who watch DVDs on Apple computers (and whichever other manufacturers are stupid enough to enforce the scheme). as as Addwell Image How does thisand makethen you feel? the firmware for your drive type (don't worry that it doesn't match the Firmware Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. All that's important to know is that RPC-1 = region free capable. This is the ultimate irony . won't be able to just order it from Amazon and play it. Restart the https://getsatisfaction. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Most new Macbooks have Matsushita SuperDrives installed. Cancel you'll be downloading the RPC-1 firmware. is that the studios want to control the timing of releases in different regions. tamper with our DVD drives etc in order to do this. visit this site and do a search for that drive type http://forum. Follow these steps.. But hang on.rpc1. the process below is all drag & drop). If the DVD was illegal. Also.

12/26/13 Eddie over 4 years ago YipYip . Your instructions worked perfectly! The drive is now "region free". If you don't have it get it here http://www. select Disc .videolan. Open file.org/vlc/ Go to File. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.reverts back to previous menu press OK How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Have you tried VLC reading from the actual files? Quit the DVD player and open VCL. if that doesn't work select Video-TS directory then browse to the Video_TS folder on the DVD select Open . Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork NZD over 4 years ago Have you tried VLC reading from the actual files? Quit the DVD player and open VCL.org/vlc/ Go to File. if that doesn't work select Video-TS directory then browse to the Video_TS folder on the DVD select Open . select DVD then browse to the DVD click OK.. but the operating system is not.. but the operating system is not.Thank you. Open file.Thank you.reverts back to previous menu press OK Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. select Disc . If you don't have it get it here http://www.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 12/23 . Cancel Update https://getsatisfaction. Do you know if there is a way to play DVDs without having to change the region each time? How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.videolan. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) YipYip . Your instructions worked perfectly! How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? The drive is now "region free". Do you know if there is a way to play DVDs without having to change the region each time? Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment... select DVD then browse to the DVD click OK.

Cancel Update https://getsatisfaction. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) The problem with VLC is that is does not seem to auto play. Then you don't need to use any regions to be change. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Download the free the MPEG Streamclip app and open the dvd in My Mac. Then you don't need to use any regions to be change.. USA and have NO problem at all. How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 13/23 .12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Eddie over 4 years ago The problem with VLC is that is does not seem to auto play. Then select on folder to use MPEG Streamclip and then say yes you want to open all for a dvd. currently I'm using discs from Australia. UK. Any way of getting multi-region and auto play of DVDs? Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. Then select on folder to use MPEG Streamclip and then say yes you want to open all for a dvd.. UK. USA and have NO problem at all. Any way of getting multi-region and auto play of DVDs? How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.. Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork HENNING over 4 years ago Download the free the MPEG Streamclip app and open the dvd in My Mac. currently I'm using discs from Australia.

confused.make them flex their considerable corporate muscles and force the DVD industry to fix it. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) There doesn't seem to be any good.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 14/23 .. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.. anxious. voiding your warranty and possibly wrecking your DVD drive. easy solution that does not involve mucking around with your DVD drive firmware.make them flex their considerable corporate muscles and force the DVD industry to fix it.it is Apple's . After all. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. see the change log Write a comment. Comment Cancel This reply was removed on 2010-10-30. After all. frustrated Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel..g. most DVD players you can buy on the market today DO NOT have this problem. voiding your warranty and possibly wrecking your DVD drive. Comment Cancel https://getsatisfaction. see the change log Write a comment.. How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm angry e.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? I’m angry Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Jason Koh over 3 years ago There doesn't seem to be any good.. This shouldn't be a user's problem .it is Apple's . This shouldn't be a user's problem . most DVD players you can buy on the market today DO NOT have this problem. Cancel Update This reply was removed.. easy solution that does not involve mucking around with your DVD drive firmware. sad.

blogspot. thankful..html Note: Doing this may void your warranty.. excited Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. This blog shows instructions to flashing your superdrive: http://app-cloud..g.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 15/23 . Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork munchergreenpeas over 3 years ago The easiest way to make the MacBook Pro's DVD drive region free is to download SimpleFlash and flash the drive to RPC-1. happy.html</a> Note: Doing this may void your warranty. then you could flash with another firmware. see the change log How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Write a comment. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. Comment Cancel Edit Delete Remove Official Fork lawrencessting over 3 years ago If you macbook pro drive happen to be Matshita DVD-R UJ-868.. then you could flash with another firmware.blogspot. How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm e. This blog shows instructions to flashing your superdrive: <a href="http://app-cloud.com/2011/01/region-free-macbook-pro-matshita-dvd-r.com/2011/01/region-free-macbook-promatshita-dvd-r.12/26/13 This reply was removed. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.html">http://app-cloud.com/2011/01/region-free-macbook-pro-matshitadvd-r. confident. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) https://getsatisfaction. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) If you macbook pro drive happen to be Matshita DVD-R UJ-868.blogspot.

There is a free way to do that just with Handbrake and VLC . How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel..12/26/13 Write a comment.easydvdburning. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) some dvd ripping program has the ability to change DVD region code. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.dvdrippermacos. i am using <a href="http://www. happy.g. Cancel Update I’m happy Edit Delete Remove Official Fork shara4you over 3 years ago some dvd ripping program has the ability to change DVD region code.There is a free way to do that just with Handbrake and VLC . excited Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. but it is a little complicated for beginners. How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) The easiest way to make the MacBook Pro's <a href="http://www. i am using dvd ripper for mac to convert DVD for my iMac Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.. thankful. Cancel Update https://getsatisfaction.com">DVD</a> drive region free is to download SimpleFlash and flash the drive to RPC-1..com/">dvd ripper for mac</a> to convert DVD for my iMac How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm happy e. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 16/23 . confident.. but it is a little complicated for beginners.

: <a href="http://www. I am currently using wodnershare dvd copy mac for backup my DVDs.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 17/23 .. You can have reference here. thankful. I am currently using wodnershare <a href="http://www. confident. You can remove the DVD region code freely with one click.g. excited Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. You can have reference here..com/DVD-Ripper.html/">DVD Ripper </a>.: How to unlock/remove region Code from DVD Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) This is pretty easy for me as there are a bunch of freeware and shareware out there. Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork rachelinws over 3 years ago You need a DVD Ripper . Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.html">How to unlock/remove region Code from DVD</a> https://getsatisfaction. which automatically set region free.org">dvd copy mac </a>for backup my DVDs.. just with several clicks .then you get your job done.phoenixsoftwares. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.then you get your job done.. which automatically set region free.dvdcopymac. You can remove the DVD region code freely with one click. happy.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? I’m happy Edit Delete Remove Official Fork iveststone over 3 years ago This is pretty easy for me as there are a bunch of freeware and shareware out there. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) You need a <a href="http://www. just with several clicks . How does this make you feel? Add Image I'm happy e.phoenixsoftwares.com/blog/article/179.

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5.. as im from the UK & on holiday in Canada atm & am Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.rpc1.. yeh i know. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) That is great! <a href="http://www.6.8 intel core i7 with drive region locked to 2 & i have used up my 4 drive region swaps going back & forth from 2 to 1 & back again etc.org/viewtopic. world to see haha..12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? hi. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) https://getsatisfaction.. Keep It Up! Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork chinalv. i downloaded the UJ898 stock+RPC1 patch & drag-dropped the 2files from the patch download folder on to the Matshita Flasher which opened up the Terminal. does the solution "3a) If your drive is a Matsushita UJ-868 or UJ-857E you're in super luck.. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 19/23 . after a few seconds the terminal says Process Complete but above that it also says "fatal: Selected drive (null) does not appear to be a matshita device" but i restarted mac anyway & once rebooted i put in region 1 disc. this whole sort of region lock thing has been annoying me for some time now...net over 2 years ago That is great! Disposable Electronic Cigarette Wholesale Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.. just go here http://forum.. why am i bothering with dvds when i got the whole Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel..php?f.com/disposable-e-cigarettes/">Disposable Electronic Cigarette Wholesale</a> How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.8 ? Thanks. traveling about.. i have a macbook pro 10.riva-ecigar. but am i missing to fix this permanently.. which something Add Image How does this make you feel? is cool i guess. Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork albertccwong 1 year ago Hi.... any help would be much appreciated & thanx to all you who Cancel help make our region free viewing a pleasure. i now have 4chances again to change my drive playable region. ive read through & checked out my drive in system profiler which is MATSHITA UJ898 HC10." works for MAC OS 10..

php?f. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel. How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.8 ? Thanks.00 USD. I don`t remember the model but i´m sure any Best Buy or any like the mega stores yo have in the USA will have this SAMSUNG blu ray player. How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Hi..org/viewtopic.." works for MAC OS 10. This drive is DVD region free so now i can watch all my region 1 DVD´s with no problem (since I live in Mexico and the DVD format for my country is region 4). Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Oscar Del Valle 1 year ago Interestin all your comments but really I got tired trying to change the DVD using any software.12/26/13 Write a comment. The solution that worked for me was to bought a SAMSUNG external Blu-Ray disk player who also plays blu-rays on my MAC..5..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 20/23 . I don`t remember the model but i ́ m sure any Best Buy or any like the mega stores yo have in the USA will have this SAMSUNG blu ray player. With this external drive i can also convert all my DVD to iPad format.rpc1. Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment. just go here http://forum.00 USD.. And I only spent like $150. How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. The solution that worked for me was to bought a SAMSUNG external Blu-Ray disk player who also plays blu-rays on my MAC. Cancel Update Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Gabry Zen 10 months ago https://getsatisfaction. This drive is DVD region free so now i can watch all my region 1 DVD ́ s with no problem (since I live in Mexico and the DVD format for my country is region 4). does the solution "3a) If your drive is a Matsushita UJ-868 or UJ-857E you're in super luck. And I only spent like $150. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Interestin all your comments but really I got tired trying to change the DVD using any software. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.. With this external drive i can also convert all my DVD to iPad format.

Cancel Update This reply was removed on 2013-03-26.. Comment Cancel Edit Delete Remove Official Fork Kirsty Coddington 6 months ago Can I buy an Apple external disk drive and use that with my Mac book pro ? The idea would be I use the mac book pro and existing disk drive for region 2 and the external for region 1. If you are going to buy and external drive.com/tech/mac/how-to-make-macbookpro2012-dvd-drive-region-free/</a> How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.. I bought a bluray external device from samasung and that one is region free so I can watch my DVD ́ s and even Blurays on my mac Edit Delete Remove Update https://getsatisfaction. see the change log Write a comment.com/tech/mac/how-to-make-macbookpro-2012-dvd-drive-region-free/ Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment..com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 21/23 . Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.12/26/13 How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Here a small guide that works for the 2012 macbookpro models: http://thetechjoiner.. Would that work or is that a silly idea? Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) view -1 more comments Oscar Del Valle 6 months ago Not sure!!!! go to the apple store and ask them to let you try.com/tech/mac/how-to-make-macbookpro-2012-dvddrive-region-free/">http://thetechjoiner. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Here a small guide that works for the 2012 macbookpro models: <a href="http://thetechjoiner.

in MatshitaFlasher 0.com/tech/mac/how..12/26/13 Cancel How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? Write a comment..dat". Comment good answer! good answer! (undo) Write a comment.dmitry-dulepov.. I then opened the relevant firmware file "UJ-898_HC10_RPC1.) What finally worked: I downloaded MatshitaFlasher 0.. Would that work or is that a silly idea? How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) https://getsatisfaction.8 please look at these links too (thanks VMA): http://thetechjoiner.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 22/23 .6 ( could not figure out the drag and drop suggested above).com/2011/12.6. MAC OS X 10. Following dmitry's suggestion I first played a dvd in the drive. It took a little while about 2 minutes then the flasher output matched the one given in Dmitry's post. I followed all the steps given in the post by YipYip and the links given above (many thanks) and after several attempts trying to figure out how to do this right. I have a MATSHITA UJ-898 HC10. and ran it. ejected it...6. Cancel Update I’m giddy with joy Edit Delete Remove Official Fork uloopi 4 months ago I have a 2011 macbook pro. Comment Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) Can I buy an Apple external disk drive and use that with my Mac book pro ? The idea would be I use the mac book pro and existing disk drive for region 2 and the external for region 1. unzipped it. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.. (I got both "the drive not found" and "fatal error: this is not a Matshita device" errors in my unsuccessful attempts and almost gave up.. http://www.

) Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.6 ( could not figure out the drag and drop suggested above).g. Reply the to This Topic firmware (some HTML allowed) I then opened relevant file "UJ-898_HC10_RPC1. excited (II'm got both "fatalconfident.html I have a MATSHITA UJ-898 HC10. thankful. and ran it.8 please look at these links too (thanks VMA): How can I make my Macbook Pro DVD Region Free? http://thetechjoiner. Reply © 2013 Get Satisfaction Inc.6. Pick a face to worked: let everybody know how you feel. How does this make you feel? Add Image Get emotional! Describe how this topic makes you feel.com/2011/12/how-to-make-macbook-pro-dvd-drive.dat". Get Satisfaction . happy.dmitry-dulepov.Privacy Policy (updated Mar 25.com/tech/mac/how-to-make-macbookpro-2012-dvd-driveregion-free/ http://www. 2013) . I followed all the steps given in the post by YipYip and the links given above (many thanks) and after several attempts trying to figure out how to do this right. Add Image How does this make you feel? giddy "the with drive joy not found" and e.com/apple/topics/how_can_i_make_my_macbook_pro_dvd_region_free 23/23 . MAC OS X 10. Update Following dmitry's suggestion I first played a dvd in the drive. unzipped it. in MatshitaFlasher 0.6.Cookie Policy https://getsatisfaction. What finally Cancel I downloaded MatshitaFlasher 0. All rights reserved.12/26/13 I have a 2011 macbook pro. It took a little while about 2 minutes then the flasher output matched the one given in Dmitry's post. ejected it. Pick a face to let everybody know how you feel.Terms of Service . error: this is not a Matshita device" errors in my unsuccessful attempts and almost gave up.

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