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I have a DVD , it may be decrypted. How do I get it to hard drive decrypt it and see if it is decrypted?

I have got it to hard drive... I can get VOB files to play(does that mean it is not encrypted?) but I can't get it to play with the menu.

I can get the DVD itself to play with a menu.

I'd like to get the local copy to.

Also, I can play the first VOB file in VLC and MPC but not in mplayer. But that's a secondary thing.

I will use whatever player you suggest. I have tried VLC, and mplayer, and media player classic.

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In my experience, once a dvd is ripped to vob files it's "decrypted". – Nifle Jan 5 '11 at 20:00
If D is the DVD drive and you browse D:\ on an encrypted DVD, what do you see? – barlop Jan 5 '11 at 20:22
How did you get it to the hard drive?, what software did you use? Most DVD ripping software decrypts the VOB files when copying them to the hard drive. – Moab Jan 5 '11 at 22:37
VOB files can be encrypted or unencrypted, you cannot tell by looking at them on a DVD. Most commercial DVDs are encrypted.,,see this – Moab Jan 6 '11 at 15:18
Not really, encryption was an attempt to keep you from simply copying the files from the DVD to another source like a hard drive, similar to what they did for CDs, but they figured out how to "rip" the files off of the CD/DVD, Copy protection is just that, an attempt to prevent you from copying the disc to another disc, or in other words, duplicating it. – Moab Jan 6 '11 at 16:57

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