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Hard drive error

I haven't used my device much since purchasing it new. It is never been dropped. Recently I turned it on to play and after playing 3 or 4 songs normally the screen displayed "Hard disk error". Then the device would not play any more music and a knocking sound started. Am I totally out of luck? Or, is there anything to be done to remedy this?

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  • thebagelboy May 16, 2009

    I have same problem. Hard drive error. I don' t want to lose my 1000 songs I have on device.any other ideas.



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Same exact problem let sit for several months went to turn on and all i could see was a "hard disk error" message flash very quickly and then turn off. after months of no help online i decided to open
my jukebox 20 and there are 4 ni-cad batteries inside. i removed batteries and replaced with 4 "AA"
regular energizer batteries and it works fine. at least until i extract my 1000 songs and put them on another device so i ll never lose them. GOOD LUCK.

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Firmare upgrade on the Archos site should solve this. I had the same problem, updated and unit was fine only problem is you will lose all your files

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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