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Archos 605 Video Player

I have just bought an Archos 605WiFi and having problems with playing videos. I have converted my files to the AVI format for Archos, but after the video is played for few minutes this error message appears "Can not play video, file is damaged or incomplete". I know the file is complete and not damaged. Any help is much appreciated it.

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Change another kind of converter,
Video Download Studio can meet your needs,i think
Download, convert and save videos directly from Youtube and more. Formats AVI, MPEG, MP4, 3GP, WMV, MP3, FLV, MOV, WAV.
get a free trial from http://www.downloadvideos-convert.com/download-videos-music
hope it can help you more or less!

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