How to unlock a DVD Region in Vista

These days, all desktop and laptop computers come pre-installed with a DVD drive. This unit allows you to access CD and DVD information. DVD drives on North American computers are set to play Region 1 encoded DVDs. However, Windows Vista allows you to change the region code for your drive so you can watch movies from other regions on your computer or laptop. Instructions
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Click on the “Start” button to open the Start menu.
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Click “Control Panel” and then “System and Maintenance”.

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Click on the “Device Manager” link to open the Device Manager window.
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Click the arrow next to “DVD/CD-ROM drives”, and double-click the DVD drive.
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Click on the “DVD Region” tab. In the box next to “New Region”, enter the region you want to set your DVD drive to. You can also select a country from the list in this guide. Click the “OK” button to change the settings.

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