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Archos AV700 shows message "Read access error ! Cant read from hard drive"

Message "Read access error ! Cant read from hard drive" is displayed when I switch it on

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  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    I have an Archos AV500 which is basically the same as the AV700 but with a smaller screen... sometimes Im getting the "Read access error ! Cant read from hard drive" problem and does not boot... but other times it start just fine... with all my files in it....



    Is the Hard Disk Drive going bad...?

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ull have to ask the company for a replacement if its under the warranty period
make sure to register ur device on the Archos website to get a 'Technical Support Passcode.'call Archos to tell them ur problem and if ur lucky they wud repair it free of charge
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