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Archos 605 running Vista Computer does not recognise the archose

Hi I am running an archos 605 80gb wifi on Vista and suddenly having worked fine, the Archos is not recognised on either my laptop or my PC, I have confirmed I have the latest fimware, have done a reset,I have checked the USB ports to no avail. The machine itself is working fine and charges on the DVR Gen 5 but will not communicate with my computer. Any help would be most appreciated.Thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    Hi I have the same problem, I am not amuse at all!!

  • Tapan Shah
    Tapan Shah Apr 07, 2009

    ArchosTV+ and Vista having problem.I Can't see nothing from my computer to T.V.Every time I am getting error says,File Currept.Pl help me so I can open my file and watch downloaded movies to T.V.

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    will not turn on

  • davenicho82 Apr 16, 2009

    I have the same problem,for the first 11 months everything was great,then my archos stops being seen by my laptop & pc(one running vista other running xp).So now I am unable to downlown any new media.Very disapointing.

    Then I contact Archos to get help any they just ignore my email,by the time I try again the archos is out of its warranty period.They state i need to send it back to the shop i bought it from for a repair but the shop has gone bankrupt so this is not possible and they wont offer any other option.I find this incredible.THIS IS NOT WHAT YOU CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE.

    And now all of my music has disapeared.So I paid a very large sum of money for a unit that only lasted for 11 months.




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Go to settings and look under system.Then look where it says usb peference then see if it says windows media device if not change it to this and if that doesnt work try the other settings.If that doesnt work go to and contact them and see what they can do.

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Go to settings and delete all temp files

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