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Connection fault with 605 and the PC

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I have contacted Archos and their automated service desk it sounds like my device needs a repair which is possible because it was working fine until a few days ago.
When I connect the device to the PC it does not show up an available drive and it does not appear in the Windows Media Console.
I have redormatted the hard drive but to no avail...
What do think..repair job.???

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  • Sorehead Sep 10, 2008

    Hi T-Wong

    thanks so much for the response. The problem has been solved by using a different (new) USB lead...

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I've had a similar issue where I could not see it as a drive.
1st off, have you set it to be a hard drive?
If so, have you tried going into Disk Management on your pc to associate the drive with a drive letter?
Plug the Archos in and go to Start\run, type diskmgmt.msc and click ok.
I can't remember exactly what I did next once in there, but it would have been straight forward for me to be able to do it and now I can see the Archos every time with no problems.
Hope this helps........

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