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    Play USA DVD in UK

    Is is possible to play a American DVD on a computer in the UK?

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    YES, but with some caveats, one of which is a legal standard.

    You'll have a limited number of region changes, something between 5 and 7, before you get locked into a certain region.
    Other software, like AnyDVD will allow you to play any regions DVDs.

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    To emphasise what Clint said, this maximum number of 5-7 region changes is a hardware "feature" of the DVD player unit's firmware, which usually cannot be overcome. Hence the requirement for an external software bodge.
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    I would think you could bring a portable DVD player with you...
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