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Archos 405 Portable Media Player

My archos froze and is stuck on the boot-up screen that says "ARCHOS: Entertainment your way" and I've tried holding the power button to do a hard reboot, but nothing seems to happen when I do it. I've connected and disconnected the USB cord from it multiple times and it seems to have no effect. Usually when I do this, the archos system will ask me if I want to allow it to connect to my USB or do a Charge Only. Any ideas on how to get this bloody thing un-froze??

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Re: Archos 405 Portable Media Player

Found it on tha FAQ at Archos website. It worked on mine.
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My Archos 605 is freezing or stops responding during playback, or when recording, what should I do?
First take a look if your battery is fully charged.

You can also make a long press on the on/off button for 15 seconds; it will switch off the unit and your data will be not erased

If your device continues to stop and freeze, you have the possibility to format it from the settings menu; you can do this into settings, then select system and repair and format tools.

Before doing this, you have to save all your files on your computer

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