Can a Region 2 DVD play on a laptop computer?

Answer It should be playable. But you may need to change the region on your DVD drive. It's probably set to region 1, as you mention. You can change the region of your DVD drive on your computer a few ... Read More »

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Is it possible to get a Region 2 DVD to play on a laptop?

You can set your laptop's DVD player to Region 2 to play it. However, there is a limit on the number of changes in the Region. It is actually 5. If your current is set at Region 1 and changed it to... Read More »

Will I be able to play Region 1 DVDs on my laptop?

Hi thereOk here we go. All UK laptops will only play region 2 or region free DVDs. Region 1's are encoded differently. Your laptop will allow you to play them so many times but after about 3 times ... Read More »

Can most laptops/PCs with DVD drive play multi-region DVDs or are they usually region locked like DVD players?

Most of them can play all DVDs through Windows Media Player (as long as you have downloaded all of the Codexes from the Microsoft Website), Dell's default Media Experience setting is for one region... Read More »

Can Japanese region 2 DVDs play on American region 1 DVD players?

No, they are two different regional format. Unless you have an all Region DVD Player which is not available anywhere. Your computer might be able to play these Japanese DVDs but you have to change ... Read More »