Question about Archos 705 WiFi Digital Media Player

1 Answer

Because of the way the usb cable plugs into my Archos 705, it fell off of my table and all I get when I turn it on is the Archos screen. I tried reinstalling the firmware as suggested but my computer no longer recognizes the 705 when i plug it in and go into 'my computer'. I'm thinking that I might need to send it in to get repaired because the fall dented the casing therefore something inside is probably badly damaged. If this is the case, does anyone know where i can send it to get it repaired?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 33 Answers

You could send it to somewhere like dicksmith or JB.HI.FI .

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call 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.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have a ARCHOS 28 internet tablet and the touch screen is not responding to any contact. what should i do?


We had a similar problem yesterday. It happens as soon as we plug in to USB cable to PC. We found that after we left it for some time it did eventualy kick back in to life. We could use it until we plugged in to USB again. Trying to find a solution to the problem right now. You can press and keep hold of volume up button while you turn back on and that kicks in the diagnostic software menu. From there you can find the "Force screen calibration" which we did but it doesnt sort out the problem of plugging in USB

Dec 25, 2010 | Archos 28 Internet Tablet

1 Answer

Can you advise where I can buy a replacement screen for my Archos 705


Hi


You can order the screen for the Archos 705 from this link---

Archos 705 replacement screen

Link 2

Hope this helps...

Daniel

Aug 28, 2010 | Archos 705 WiFi Digital Media Player

1 Answer

When i connect my archos 604 to the computer my computer says Please insert disk into Removable disk (G:)?


Hi, ensure your Archos is already turned on before plugging in the USB cable and select HardDrive Mode on the pop up notice. If this dosn't work, once your Archos is ON and plugged in to your computer, press MENU on your Archos and select USB then HardDrive Mode on the next screen. Hope this helps, Shaz

Oct 31, 2009 | Archos 604 Digital Media Player

1 Answer

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!

1686aeb.gif

Jul 24, 2009 | Archos 704 WiFi Digital Media Player

1 Answer

Archos 605 wife (wife firmware)


If you chose any of these options already your Os is gone.. 
try this solution 
I fixed my son's 605 4 GB had Recovery code (104) on it. This might work for other error codes too. These are the steps i followed 
* Use the computer for this process that you always used for this archos Archos should be plugged in to Pc before starting the process.
* Download the firware Upgrade 2.1
* Plug the Archos to Pc 
* When the white option screen comes up pick the format disk
* Wait until all done do not pick any option on archos after format is done Pc should recognize your archos in 5 seconds 

* Put the firmware in root section of the archos not in any folder.
* Safely remove the usb for Archos from your pc first and then unplug the cable.
* Do not pick any option on the Archos screen
* Just turn it off from the power button by holding it until it turns off
* Wait about 5 minutes and plug it back to pc 
* it will come up with white screen again but this time it will start Update you will see the progress bar moving, wait until it is all done, it will shut off. Turn it back on and  your archos will be back to normal

Mar 20, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

1 Answer

Can you connect an archos 605 to a bell 9142 pvr


Archos Dish Network Plug-In says:
FREE Dish Network Plug-In   dish_plugin.jpg
  •  Quickly transfer hours of your favorite TV programming from select DISH Network DVR receivers and enjoy the shows you watch every day- on the go.
  •  DISH Network customers with ViP622TM and ViP722 TM DVR receivers can enjoy this next generation of PocketDISH service with Archos 605 WiFi and Archos 705 WiFi models
  •  This plug-in is free for DISH Network Customers.
  •  Not a DISH Network customer? Find out more at www.dishnetwork.com and get the most out of your Archos player today




  • Jan 24, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

    1 Answer

    Just got Archos 5 goes into error 101...


    Hi there, these instructions are for the archos 705 but they are the same for the 605.

    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 705 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!
    ad1c9a9.gif

    Jan 21, 2009 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

    4 Answers

    Web conection


    http://www.archos.com/products/plugins/plugins_g5.html?country=global&lang=en

    try that one (assuming you've already purchase the plugin and have linked it with your archos account)

    Mar 09, 2008 | Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

    2 Answers

    Archos not recognised by both my computers


    You must update the firmware on the archos.

    Dec 07, 2007 | Archos 605 Digital Media Player

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    Archos 705 WiFi Digital Media Player Logo

    Related Topics:

    90 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top Archos Audio Players & Recorders Experts

    yadayada
    yadayada

    Level 3 Expert

    76630 Answers

    kaiserh1

    Level 2 Expert

    54 Answers

    Jim Goldsmith
    Jim Goldsmith

    Level 3 Expert

    1889 Answers

    Are you an Archos Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...