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How to Fix DVD Decrypter Error: Failed to Set Data for

Fixes for Failed to Set Data for Error: Run as Administrator, Uncheck Boxes Under Registry

Among many other DVD Decrypter not ripping errors, a lot of users report that failed to set data for error will pop up every time when they load or decrypt DVD with DVD Decrypter or when they try to close the program.

Every time I exit DVD Decrypter, it says
Failed to set data for "
I hit ok and then it says
Failed to set data for 'DVDDecrypterPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
I hit ok and then it says
Failed to set data for "(4 more times)
This occurs every time I exit the program. Anyone know why?

Sometimes Failed to set data for "error will disappear and DVD Decrypter will close after we perform several clicks on the ok button, while sometimes another error message Failed to set data for 'DVDDecrypterPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' will show up after we close Failed to set data for " error.

DVD Decrypter error: failed to set data for

These errors are really annoying, but two simple tricks will keep DVD Decrypter Windows 10/8/7/Vista users from them: run DVD Decrypter as administrator and uncheck all boxes under DVD Decrypter's Registry tab.

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Solution 1. Run DVD Decrypter as Administrator

Right click on the DVD Decrypter shortcut and then choose "Run as administrator". Then, open DVD Decrypter and then you'll find that failed to set data for error won't pop up when you close the application or do other things. However, you have to repeat it every time you start DVD Decrypter. To get rid of these errors once and for all, you need to right click on the DVD Decrypter shortcut icon, choose "Properties", click "Compatibility" tab, and then check "Run this program as administrator" option.

Run DVD Decrypter as administrator

Solution 2. Uncheck All Boxes Under DVD Decrypter's Registry Tab

Open DVD Decrypter, click "Tools", choose "Settings", select "Registry" tab, and then uncheck all the boxes under "Shell Extensions" and "File Associations". Then, you will find failed to set data for errors have disappeared.

DVD Decrypter registry settings

Solution 3. DVD Decrypter Alternative to Rip DVD Trouble-freely

DVD Decrypter is useful in creating backups of DVD-Video structure of DVDs. It can make the copies region free and encryption free. However, it can only remove region codes, Macrovision content protection, CSS, and UOP, and cannot handle DVDs protected by new schemes. So if you have some new DVDs that need to be decrypted and copied to hard drive, you need to turn to an alternative program such as WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is an intuitive, powerful, hardware-accelerated and up-to-date program that can remove a wide range of old and new copy protections and convert DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, ISO file, VIDEO_TS folder, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Xbox, PS4, and more (totally 350+ output profiles). In addition to DVD disc, it also allows users to import ISO image and VIDEO_TS folder and then convert them to more popular formats. You can free download this tool to have a try.

How to Rip DVD Using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum without Hassle

Step 1. Download the installation package of the WinX DVD Ripper, follow the wizard to install it. Then insert the disc to the drive. Click "DVD Disc" button to load the DVD movie.

Rip protected DVDs without I/O device error

Step 2. As DVD loaded, you can see the main title it selected automatically. What you need to do is to select an output format for the DVD based on your needs, for example, MP4, ISO, MKV or whatever.

Step 3. Make sure the box of Hardware  Accerlated is ticked on. Then hit the "RUN" icon to rip DVD without any hassles.

Final Words

The article has outlined two effective methods for resolving the error "DVD Decrypter Failed to set data for." These solutions have been thoroughly tested. Nevertheless, if you wish to handle new DVDs or prevent DVD copy errors, you'll need a substitute for DVD Decrypter. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum emerges as the optimal choice due to its clean interface, high efficiency, and excellent quality. Give it a try today!


author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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