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ARCHOS 605 WIFI FIRMWARE DISABLED

I am having a problem with my device archos 605 wifi. I put the device on demo firmware and since it does not work. A dark screen appears when i turn on saying Most features of firmware disabled. I tried many to repair and format by installing the new firmware from archos.com, but still does not work. I tried to contact the company but no reply, very bad customer service. Please notify me if you know how to repair.

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  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    Mine is doing the same thing, let me know if you find a solution

  • jilly666 Jun 09, 2008

    dont exactley have the same prpblems but i have currently got a prob with my archos605 wifi got white screenwith recovery update but what i wanted to say was that i rang them on the saturday about the prob thay werevery helpful within a day or twosent me email with details for repairing ive heard that there c/s is a bit rubbish but so far cant complain the number i rang was a 02 no apperently in holland you should have the number withyour item good luck or is it me that needs it stil awaiing the return of

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    HI YEP SAME THING HAS HAPPENED TO ME,

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    is it possible to go back to an older firmware version? Problems started when i installed 2.0etc..

  • hitesh_rao May 11, 2010

    where is the reset button???

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Hitesh_rao - the reset button is at the bottom by the USB and docking ports. Tiny hole, need a pin or paper clip. Once pressed, just switch it back on.
This may be a stupid question, but when trying to configure the TV IR controller function and entering the relevant codes for my TV's, it asks 'did the TV switch off = Yes/No?'
None of my TV's switch off and then I cannot go any further with the config. Is this right? I have logged this with Archos FOUR times now, and they just respond with 'the controller does not control your TV'. I am fully aware that it is not a TV controller, but then why does it want to switch off my TV during the config? I just want them to answer that question.
Somebody please help!

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Recovery Code 104 for 605 wifi keeps coming up on the archos screens. i need to know what i should do to fix the problem. can someone walk me through step by step on how to reformat the archos
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Posted on Apr 10, 2009

I had this
press the reset button and it should go back

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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 
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fouund it here - http://www.downloadplex.com/Drivers/Firmware/Archos/Download-Archos-605-Wifi-4GB-Firmware-2.1.04_109044.html

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ave got same prob mate tried to download the firmware as red on the archos site in questions and answers fairly helpful but my computer does not put the archos on my desktop for me to transfer the files rang archos in holand apperently it means it is faulty and i am n the process of sending mine back advise you o rinng them on the 02 n0. that came with the item goodluck

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