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My archos player does not reset it is frozen when i select recovery nothing happens

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  • fixarchos604 May 11, 2010

    Which recovery mode? If it is #2, you may need to open the unit and check that the ribbon cable is still connected to the Hard Drive.

    Mine is stuck in Recovery mode 1 or 4, depending on whether or not I press the 1st function button just after the red light for the Hard Drive comes on.

    Recovery Mode 1 -- press button just after red HDD light
    Recovery Mode 4 - turn on the unit


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Try undoing your battery for a couple of seconds and then try again. Have had the same problem and it seems to work for me.

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Recovery (code 104)


From Archos' support website FAQ:

When I switch on my Archos device, the following message is displayed: "Would you like to recover your system?" What does it mean and what should I do?


You are on the recovery mode screen. It means that your hard drive has been damaged and must be repaired or formatted.
With this system recovery mode, you will have to select between "Repair Disk" and "Format Disk".
Start by selecting "Repair Disk" and follow the instructions displayed on the screen. See the full PDF manual (available on the Archos web site) on how to use the Repair and Format options.

If repairing the disk did not work, try formatting the disk by selecting "Format Disk". Note that the formatting will erase all data.

If you still cannot restart your Archos after trying a system recovery, you should contact Archos technical support.

http://www.archos.com/support/support_tech/faqs/en/faq_Archos405.html?country=us&lang=en

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press the reset button in the back with a pin or small pen, hold for 10 s or so.

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In the event that your ARCHOS device freezes operation
(due to electrostatic phenomena, for example), you can reset it
by pressing the button for 15 seconds.

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Choos 'Repair disk' while connected to your computer, then go onto www.archos.com go into support, downloads, choose your model and clck on download archos..... Then go into my computer click on the archos device after that has finished downloading and drag that file into the archos folder and the rest it does itself.

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Hi,

A couple of procedures you can try:
1. Do a soft reset. Press on the power button for about 15 seconds;
2. Do a full/hard reset by removing the batteries and pressing the master reset button;
3. Do a Systems Recovery by powering on and immediately press/hold the TV button till Recovery Mode is displayed. Follow on screen instruction of Forcing Touch Screen Calibration. You may need also to format the internal HD but that would mean you loose whatever data is inside.

If the above is not corrective, it is possible that as you posted it may be a hardware issue. Some users have reported serious hardware or firmware problems with the 704 that would require replacement by the manufacturer.

Hope that this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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have you tried resetting the machine on the bottom their is a tiny hole put a reasonable sized safety pin through that you use for a babys nappy.I found this reset my archos!!!!

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