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My archos 605 won't do anything but to show recovery code 102.

The archos is wifi and have got 80gb, when i turn it on it showa recovery code 102 where it says "System is damaged. Would you like to recover it? " And beneath the text there are three options; NO, REPAIR and FORMAT DISK.

If you choose one of these options, the screen just flickers and goes to the Archos, entertainment your way screen. After a while it goes back to the recovery code 102 screen.

Please help if you can /Miriam

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Recovery code 102 screen - this error message means the the hard disk has failed - I am guessing that the unit has been dropped at some point - Sorry but it back to Archos - The UK number is 0207 949 0115

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