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Cant get the back cover off of a archos 5 generation 60gb

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  • jf935298 May 07, 2009

    I've the same problem. I dropped it and even though it was in a leather case it dented the corner. Unfortunately thats where the on off button is. So the button has "no click". So I need to remove the bac to either push the case back into position or see what bits broke. ;)

  • USArchos May 11, 2010

    It is not meant to come off. Are you trying to do an inner modification?

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OK, first remove the four little screw covers on the rear. They should pop out very easilly (as after 2 months of ownership two of tham had already dropped out anyway), Undo the screws. The back is in three sections, a large middle bit and two smaller pieces at either end. By removing the first 4 screws you have allowed the unclipping of the two side pieces. Once you've popped these off you will see 4 more screws, 2 on each side. Undoing these allows the front panel to be removed.Thats as far as I needed to go Im afraid as I was able to establish that I have a broken on/off switch from this point which caused my problems. Cheers

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