Media is CSS protected


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Feb 5, 2007
Hello, I am new here and I'm an alcoholic. Just kidding:rolleyes:
When inserting a dvd then checking the settings, among others there is one that states"Media is CSS protected" but it doesn't state below if the protection was removed? Just wondering if this is normal. Thanks anyone.
When you insert a DVD with AnyDVD on, the little fox will change colors, when it changes back to normal, it has removed protections. It doesn't actually say it has removed them.
If you right click on the fox and select settings, there is a log. I thought this log was a detail on what ANY dvd had performed.
I guess all I want to know is this a problem? Like this is my first day with ANYDVD, but I guess you've figured that out by now.
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Summary for drive D: (AnyDVD
Drive (Hardware) Region: 1

Media is a Data DVD.
Booktype: dvd-rom (version 1), Layers: 2 (opposite)
Size of first Layer: 2069648 sectors (4042 MBytes)
Total size: 3959051 sectors (7732 MBytes)

Video DVD (or CD) label: THE_GUARDIAN
Media is CSS protected!
Video Standard: NTSC
Media is locked to region(s): 1!

RCE protection not found.
Found & removed wrong DVD structure!
Found & removed Macrovision RipGuard protection!
Found & removed error zones between files!
Found & removed invalid VOBUs!
Found & removed invalid program from program chain!
Autorun not found on Video DVD.
Found & removed 2 bad sector protections!
Emulating RPC-2 drive with region 1!

That's what a DVD does when you insert it while AnyDVD is running, in most cases it should like similar to that. It removes all protections even though it says that it is CSS protected. It's normal behavior.
thanks for your time:clap:
How did you know I was referring to The Guardian movie?
thanks for your time:clap:
How did you know I was referring to The Guardian movie?
I didn't. I just grabbed it because I knew it was sitting out on my TV stand. I wanted to show you an example quickly. So you were referring to that movie? What a coincidence.
No kidding, I thought I was being hacked. I looked over my shoulder!!:bowdown:
If I was more pc literate I would post what anydvd looks like for my movie, just to compare.
Update:I just printed your version to compare and it's the same as mine, success!!
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