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The archos 605 say the USB cable is attached but the (buttons are Temporarily disabled)

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SOURCE: archos 605 usb connection problem

its possible you could have picked up a virus that is making unauthorized changes to your pc. happened to me. had to reboot pc to original factory settings.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Archos 605 battery replacement

I just found a place to buy a replacement battery (http://www.newmp3technology.com/605-30-battery.htm) and I was wondering if I can change it myself?

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Archos 605 WiFi stuck

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I suffered the same problem as you, fortunately I fixed it after a lot of messing around.
First what you want to do is switch off the system completely. Once the power light is off, switch the system back on, once the LCD screen turns on, immediately press and hold down the YV/LCD screen for about 5 seconds, a white screen should appear.

You will have three options, click the second option, (i think it is repair) and connect the archos to the PC. This will allow you to transfer all your files to PC because you can access the harddrive.

Once you have taken all the files you want, turn the system off again. Then again, turn the system on, hold down the TV/LCD button for 5 seconds until the white screen appears. Choose the format option. This will take your archos back to factory settings. It took me a few goes to get it back to normal but once its done, you will be glad you put the effort in.

Now all there is to do is to take your files back across via cable and you should be done!

I hope that helped!

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: PC no longer recognizes my Archos 605

I had the same problem with my Archos 605 and here's how I fixed it....

Right click on My Computer, then click on Properties. Under the Hardware tab click on Device Manager. My Archos was shown under Portable Devices but with an exclamation point next to it. I right clicked on Archos 605 wifi and then clicked on Update Driver. This updated the MTP driver and now everything is working fine.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 605 wifi won't start

Hi,

I was having a similar problem where my 160 gb Archos 605 would not hold a charge even after two days of being plugged in through an AC wall adapter. It worked fine for 5 months without a problem, but then all of the sudden it would not hold a charge even if the LED light was blinking green.

One thing that I found that makes it now hold a charge now is by letting is by plugging it in to a computer. I don't know why, but for some reason, now when I charge it through a computer usb as opposed to the wall adapter, it charges and holds a chrage for over 3 hours. So, maybe try to just let the thing charge through a computer.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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The computer should recognise the archos as an external drive.
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