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Formatting hard drive on 604 wifi.

Hi does anyone out there know how to resolve the problem of the hard drive thinking its full when it is empty?? I have totally emptied my 604 all video music and any thing else I could trash and it still thinks that I am using 27.7GB??!! Please help have no viewing or music on the train!!

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How do I download pictures to my Archos 604 wifi

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When you are connected to a Windows® network, you can browse the shared folders of other computers in the network, using the Archos File Browser. From the Home Screen, select the Browser icon. Once in the browser, select ‘Network’. Your device will search for other computers in the Windows® network and you can start browsing their shared contents.

  • Using the Archos double browser, you will be able to transfer files from a computer onto your device, or transfer files from your device onto a computer’s write-enabled shared folder.
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if you wouldnt mind losing data then i suppose you could format it and get rid of the firmware update and the put all your stuff back on. only a suggestion.

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Send them back to Archos if they are still under warranty. If not, you're out of luck because they'll charge you about US$140 to repair the hard drive + postage.

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Archos 604 wifi usb connection problem...

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First you should backup anything on the device that is important, then try the new firmware. if that doesn't help. Reformatting would then be the best option and if that fails, then the unit has a problem and would need to be sent in for repair.

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Downlaoding movies

Once you have downloaded the file to your PC simply connect your archos to your pc using USB cable provided, select PC hard drive mode, and simply copy or drag and drop from one destination to the other. Your Archos usually appears as J:Archos604WiFi if you have a built in card reader if not it may appear as an earlier letter in the alphabet.

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Code 2

hello everybody, i had this same problem with my archos 604 wifi but thankx to someone on another forum i fixed it. it is really easy:

first you take the battery off, then you unscrew the 4 or 6 screw on the sides of the hard drive, then you lift the lid and then the hard drive, VERY CAREFULLY, Then you will see the problem : the little black plug conected through a ribbon to the hard drive is not plugged correctly or it is completely unpluged from the white socket. even if it is not un plugged just make sure it's tight, put everything back together and it should work just fine. ( IT IS A LITTLE DIFFICUL TO SCREW IT BACK TOGETHER BUT YOU"LL GET IT RIGHT) it is a weird problem. but it is easily fixed.

i hope that helps, bye

Dec 20, 2007 | Archos 604 WiFi Digital Media Player

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try to upload new firmware

Dec 10, 2007 | Archos 604 WiFi Digital Media Player

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