This how-to video shows you how to rip a DVD to a hard disk drive. You need VLC media player installed to rip the media. Start by turning on VLC media player and going into the view tab and clicking Advanced Controls, you can then close VLC player and play the DVD on your computer in VLC media player. As the video is playing you can click the record option under the video to begin recording. Once done recording the video will be saved on your hard drive.