Setting the region of DVD burner

Is this nesessary to set the region of a DVD burner to burn or play DVD-Video? My drive seems to play region 2 and region free media even if the region is not set. It can also burn region free DVD-Video. Is this normal?

[QUOTE=kyrcy;1971925]Is this nesessary to set the region of a DVD burner to burn or play DVD-Video? My drive seems to play region 2 and region free media even if the region is not set. It can also burn region free DVD-Video. Is this normal?[/QUOTE]

Then you have some regioning software installed, I think.
Playing back regionfree discs is no problem, but in case of the region2 disc it would ask you to set the drive to region2. If not, there is probably some software runnung in the background, something like AnyDVD.

Any dvd burner can burn “regionfree DVDs”.