If you don’t want to flash your drive, you can reset indefinitively the drive region code by using this utility created by XVI. Actually untested we are waiting for your results. Newest drive with firmware use a different hardware and can’t be flashed. To be installed correctly, a drive region code must be selected before using the AX32 RPC-1 firmware. Drive shipped with firmware B are region protected. Don’t forget you also need a region free DVD software!!! RPC-1 with firmware
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Once flashed, the drive will be detected as a Matshita SR The Hitachi GD on Mac is now completely region-free, the firmware has been tested thanks to to www.
But it is RPC See a detailled explanation here. To be installed correctly, a drive region dvd242e must be selected before using the patched 3X24 firmware. This bioses should only be used to restore the original firmware for people who flash their drive with a bad firmware or to make a Compaq GDBX region free.
Here is a region free firmware for drive with firmware B Available at DVDutils see link page. It is not for the use of the drive in a PC. No region free firmware available.
Enclosed utility will update the drive to the region-free X firmware, or if the drive is already running the X firmware, it will revert it to the region-locked E firmware.
Old RPC-1 patch 0. In some case you need a hack to reset the software region code.
Creative DVD1242E DVD-ROM Firmware 1.01 free download
Old version 0p360p380p39 and 0p40 RPC-1 also available. Bad flashing could destroy your drive definitively. If you don’t want to flash your drive, you can reset indefinitively the drive region code by using this utility created by XVI. A macintosh version here.
DVD-ROM firmware upgrade
Do not remove the RPC jumper or your drive will became crwative locked. To be installed correctly, a drive region code must be selected before using the patched 2X26 firmware. To be installed correctly, a drive region code must be selected before using the patched 5X32 firmware.
It is always set to master, ignoring the jumper setting, and will cause a conflict if it is installed as slave. RPC-2 with firmware B For drives originally shipped with a 2.
Creative DVD1242E DVD-ROM CD/DVD Drivers
Don’t forget you also need a region free DVD software!!! Recommanded version is 0p If you have have region locked firmware x14Ayou can use the region free Panasonic SR firmware c15C to make the drive region free. Then eachtime you boot your pc, hold the two buttons on the frontside of the dvd12442e pressed, then the drive became absolutely codefree RPC A RPC-1 utility is available.
Make sure your drive is set to a region before upgrading to the 3X14 firmware. Once flashed the drive will be detected as a Pioneer DVD You can check this with the Drive Region Info program. RPC-1 with firmware To make the drive region free use the Hitachi GD firmware instead. The trick is to put a jumper on the middle set of pins to the left of the digital audio out on the far left of the back of the drive.
Once flashed, the drive will be detected as a Samsung SD