My DVD player can play region 2 and 'all' - does this mean it can't play region 1?

Answer That is correct. DVD players sold in different country can only play that dvd for the area. You will need a universal player to be able to play all region dvd. Keep in mind that most manufacturer d... Read More »

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How do you play a DVD region 2 on a blu ray region 1 player?

You can't, because DVD region 2 isn't the same region as the BluRay region A/1. If you want to play them, you will need a BluRay region B/2

How to Play Region 2 on a Region 1 DVD Player?

Region encoding can be annoying, since it stops people from playing legally-purchased DVDs on their player of choice. However, most DVD players can be "hacked" to be made region-free. This allows y... 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 »