Question about Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
The newest firmware, namely version 2.0.10 renders the Archos mini-dock useless, as it no longer allows the option to either "attach to USB" or "charge only." This so called "upgrade" causes the player to automatically connect to USB, killing the sound (or video) the instant you turn your computer on. It was so nice to have my mini-dock A605 permanently connected to my computer without having to reach for the USB to disconnect it lest my computer sees the A605 as a non-bootable drive. Archos solution? they basically said "TOUGH LUCK!"
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I managed to overcome the problem by doing a factory reset. Unfortunately doing this initially created more problems in that on reboot the main screen appearance looked as it should but was almost inoperable. When the usb cable was connected to my pc the disc did appear on My Computer . The system folder was only 1MB. By good fortune I had copied and saved my Archos files before I carried out the factory reset. Copying the original system files ( about 20MB) back to my Archos returned normal behaviour. Further, two additional buttons appeared. One was a manual arclibrary update button and the other a USB setup button . I cannot get file transfer to operate under windows media player mode and Windows media player 11. No problem though. I use PC hard drive mode and carry out a manual arclibrary update. None of this was possible prior to the factory reset. I believe I would still be having serious problems had I not saved and restored my system files
Posted on Feb 11, 2008
Okay, I just started reading your problem and started freaking out because it was happening to me and I suddenly thought that I would have to replace it. But luckily, my only problem was that I needed to prop-up my archos while it was plugged in. I would think that somewhere down the line, me and you have both knocked something loose in the connector. Luck to you, cheers.
Posted on Mar 24, 2008
hitesh_rao - the reset button is at the bottom by the USB and docking ports. Tiny hole, need a pin or paper clip. Once pressed, just switch it back on.
This may be a stupid question, but when trying to configure the TV IR controller function and entering the relevant codes for my TV's, it asks 'did the TV switch off = Yes/No?'
None of my TV's switch off and then I cannot go any further with the config. Is this right? I have logged this with Archos FOUR times now, and they just respond with 'the controller does not control your TV'. I am fully aware that it is not a TV controller, but then why does it want to switch off my TV during the config? I just want them to answer that question.
Somebody please help!
Posted on Aug 01, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 02, 2010 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Aug 25, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Mar 06, 2009 | Archos 605 Digital Media Player
Jan 07, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Jan 01, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Jul 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet
Jun 30, 2008 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Feb 23, 2008 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
Feb 18, 2008 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player
1,032 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!