[QUOTE=SeanW;2242495]I recommend Video Lan Client to avoid DVD region problems.
VLC will play just about anything you can throw at it, including DVDs from all regions.
We know that all versions of Windows past XP play nasty with RPC1 drives, and for that reason I recommend VLC over region free firmware solutions.[/QUOTE]
The Video Lan Client FAQ at http://www.videolan.org/support/faq.html indicates that Video Lan Client media player does not prevent region checks and changes in drive firmware, based on the answer to ‘Does VLC support DVDs from all regions?’