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My archos 605 4gb keeps locking up ....i have to keep pressing the reset button to use it again...why??

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Memory inside is fouling and it is going to need to be serviced or if there is a firmware update I'd try that before all else.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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Forgot pattern to get in it


You will need to perform a factory reset.

- Turn off the device and wait 10 seconds.
- Press and hold the volume + button while powering on the device.
- Keep the volume + pressed until the Recovery mode starts (white screen).
- To move from one option to another, use the volume buttons. To select an option, press the ON/OFF button.

There should be an option to factory reset or erase your tablet.

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I have forgotten my Achros 97 carbon password and need to reset it so I can go on it. However, when ever I try putting a toothpick in the Reset hole it just seems to turn its self off and then back on with...


That isa soft reset, you need to do a hard reset which scrubs the tablet clean.

First method:

  1. Start by switching off the tablet by holding the Power key for a short while.
  2. Then press and hold the Volume Up and Power button for a few seconds.
  3. Release held keys when the device shows the start up logo.
  4. You should keep the Volume Up pressed until the Recovery mode starts.
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How to get out of the archos 605 demo mode wheh it keeps shutting off?


Demo software should not be on the device is sold to a customer. Because it is for stores to display them. If you have demo software working on your archos 5 press the power button and hold it for 10 seconds until it shuts off this will reset your device. And it should come up with normal user mode

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Stuck on the ARCHOS Screen and it won't do any thing


A) Download the firmware from Archos and save it to your desktop (Make sure the file name on the desktop hasn't changed from the original download file name)

B) The Archos 705:
1- Connect the unit to its power source.
2- Start the unit in recovery mode: Press the TV button first then the power on/off and keep pressing TV button (do not release it)
3- The recovery mode will start (the screen that asks for repair or format etc…)
4- Select "Repair" by scrolling up and down with the TV Button (it is all explained to move through the menu at the top of the Archos screen) (Do not press "Format" at any time)
5- Now that you are on "Repair" select it to validate your selection
6- The unit will go to "Plug the unit etc…" plug it with the USB cable to the computer
8- Wait until Pc should recognizes your Archos (around 5 seconds)

C) Computer
1- From your computer select the firmware file you downloaded from the net and put it in your Archos (in the root folder, nowhere else, where it has the folders, music, videos, pictures etc… as a file)

D) On the Archos 705:
1- Select "Ok" on the Archos (on & off button) shortly to select and confirm the file is now on the Archos
2- you are done! The Archos 5 or 7 should now read through the file you have transferred and repair the system
3- DO NOT DISCONNECT the power cable until the process is finished
4- When done safely disconnect (as you usually do, for Mac trash the letter of the Archos to the bin or for PC's: right click the green icon bottom right of the screen for xp & vista)
5- Press on/off button to reboot

Your unit should restart with a fresh repaired, updated system like day one.
Good luck!

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My archos 5 wont switch on to the home page


You should perform this when it is on
problem solve #1
* Press the reset button on the buttom of the device using a papr clip. It should shut it off. then try to turn it on again.

try the next if the problem still exist.

Problem solve 2

* Download the latest frimware from Archos.com on to the desktop on your computer ( i recommend desktop because it will be easy to find) Then plug the device to a pc Using USB cable. turn the archos on by holding power switch and TV/LCD buttons at the same time until a white screen comes up. it should ask for Usb. if it does pick the ubs. if it does not give you a USB option but these "NO", "REPAIRE", "FORMAT" move the curser to repaire. do not pick the format which will delete all the contents and plugins you have on your device.

after repaire completes it should say done. do not press the done wait until you see the archos connection under My computer. it should normaly come up with name 504 or you will be able to see the archos icon. place the firmware in to the main drirector not under any folder. then press the ok button to confirm the "done" device will power off and start with a white screen again but this time it will update the firmware and restart do not unplug the Usb cable until the update completes. It should restart again and load the normal user interface. Your device should be fine and back to normal.

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Can not register Archos for WIFI connection


Switched unit on and held tv button until repair options showed. Selected repair disc then switched off when task completed. Switched back on and selected systems and again selected reset settings and switched off. Then this time I removed the battery and pressed the reset button. Switched back on re-entering all the required data.Everything now appears to be functioning normally.

Thank you for your offer of assistance,will keep your site on file incase of future problems.

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Archos 605 wifi frozen/bricked


there's a possible error on the disk or the archos storage, - a certain corrupt file could possibly the one making the unit into freeze..

POst back here again

Thank you

May 21, 2008 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

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Archos 504 RESET button


Bless you guys...!

I thook the chance n press the reset button....Nuthing has been erased from my hard drive!!! :D :D :D

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I had a similar problem remove the battery and push the gold coloured reset button. It worked on mine, You don't lose any info doing this. I got the advice from the Archos support phone number CC

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