It is a new version of "protect dvd video" copy protection. Use dvdfab 188.8.131.52 (and only this version) to rip movie only to hdd. This protection can be found on german dvds such as "Wer frÃ¼her stirbt ist lÃ¤nger tot", "7 Zwerge- Der Wald ist nicht genug" or " Das Parfum". If you want to make a complete backup anydvd is the only solution. No other can do it right now.
From the anydvd changelog:
184.108.40.206 2007 03 15
- New (DVD): Added support new versions for the "Protect DVD-Video" copy
protection to the option to remove "Protection based on unreadable Sectors"
Examples: "Wer frÃ¼her stirbt..." and "Perfume", both R2, German
- Note: With the help of AnyDVD, discs protected with "Protect DVD-Video"
can now be played on Windows MCE 2005, with Windows Media player or
Zoom Player. WITHOUT ANYDVD RUNNING, THESE DISCS CANNOT BE PLAYED!
Shame on the makers of this really bad protection.
They don't do their customers a favour, if they cannot watch the
We really hope that they get these discs slapped in their faces by
Hope this is allowed to tell here.
PS: Grretings from Northgermany glÃ¼ckshans.