[MPlayer-users] Re: Error cracking CSS key

Rodrigo da Silva Guerra tioguerra at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 08:20:50 CET 2005

> As far as I know you can decrypt a DVD only if the region code of DVD and
> your drive match. These are two different protections, whereof the RC
> protection is in hardware and CSS is in software and therefore only CSS can
> be cracked.
I thought brute force should work anyway, but it makes sense if not, as the 
hardware may simply destroy the data with noise if the region doesn't match. 
Just didn't know the details of implementation of these functions and tried 
to be optimist.

> Have you tried to play this region !=2 DVD in windows?
No, I haven't, and windows is gone now...

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