Usually, you don’t have to worry about this setting, because there’s a good chance the drive and discs you purchase are designed for your current region. However, if you have a drive that doesn’t have the correct region configured or you have a collection of discs encoded for a different region, Windows 10 allows you to change the settings directly on your disc drive. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to change disc drive region to play DVDs and Blu-rays on your computer running Windows 10.

How to change DVD Blu-ray drive playback region

To play DVDs or Blu-rays built for a different region, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you can watch videos on DVD or Blu-ray discs encoded for your specific region on your computer. Device Manager DVD Blu-ray settings Change DVD drive region settings on Windows 10 If your DVDs or Blu-rays encoded for a different region, and you don’t have a disc drive on your device, you can purchase an external USB combo drive like the one from LG. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.