"High Noonn" DVD??

Fabian Keil fk at fabiankeil.de
Sat Nov 15 04:58:23 PST 2008

On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 13:37:26 +0100, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 12:46:03AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 
> > 	Do any of you guys know why the DVD version of HIGH NOON won't play on my
> > 	computers?  I've tried everything I can think of.  Zero.   I watched the
> > 	*original* in the theater (I think); then have watched the tape in '98,
> > 	and the DVD just now.  I'm not that nutty to waste a DVD-R on it; I'm
> > 	just wondering my none of my players won't play it.
> Different region? Most players are locked to a certain region, and won't
> play disks from other regions. Although it is possible to install
> upgraded or modified firmware that removes the region encoding, that
> usually needs a windows program. And it can brick your player when done
> incorrectly.

IIRC respecting the region is only necessary for players with a
licensed CSS implementation. If the player cracks CSS anyway,
it usually ignores the region as well so messing with the firmware
shouldn't be necessary.

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