Originally posted by Mango
[B]Yes, since my last post I got confirmations from owners of both 165 & 166 successfully making it region free with the just published latest firmwares
Rpcde does not do anything on WinXP/Pro or Win2K if W98 compatibility mode is not enabled. It also needs ASPI layer, preferably ver 4.6 or 4.7
Maybe we’ll get an update soon, but we should be grateful even if we don’t [/B]
I tried installing Win98SE and then used RPCDE.exe to patch my Lite-On LTD-165H’s CH0Z f/w and it works.
From both within Win98SE and WinXP, driveinfo21.exe reports the 165h as Region Free (RPC-1).
Here’s the RPC-1 patched Region-Free f/w