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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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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2007

    i'd just synced up and had transferred some n the songs to it. unplugged the usb chord and now the screen is stuck on the update screen. help?

  • loopduell Feb 18, 2008

    My screen in stuck on the usb connection screen even thought it's unplugged from my computer. I've tried hard rebooting, plugging in and unplugging multiply times. nothing works

  • jwmorgan77 Jul 20, 2008

    I have the same problem with my new 605. only had it for 3 days. I hear that the service from Archos is not to good.



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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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