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Copyright Problem Hi. I have the Lyra mp4 player, and thought i'd be able to convert my dvds onto it. Some I can, but most come with copy protection. When you start to record onto the unit, it gets about 5 seconds in then a message comes up saying its copy protected and so should not record it. Im not trying to do anything illegal here like share or sell it, I just want to watch the dvds on the move! Its the same argument as converting an audio cd onto your mp3 player. I was wondering if anyone knew any ways to disable this feature on the Lyra, or any ways to stop the copyright signal getting passed through the scart lead? Thanks.

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Re: Copyright Problem

I dont think there is any way to stop that, the publisher makes the dvds with an anti-copy thing for this device, i dont know of any way to combat it, but if you have a laptop, you could open the DVD's folders, and take the DVD files themselves, and copy and paste them onto your computer

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