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Archos 504 RESET button

Where is the archos 504 RESET button I was watching a movie with my Archos 504 80Gb in my Flat panel TV and suddenly,the Archos tun off and I can't to turn on with the battery or AC power.I check in Archos.com the solution and I find I need to reset with the botton inside but I can't find it.
Please I need help to solve my problem

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Please open Battery cover and PRess Small Golden button just near the HDD , it will restart the Devie

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Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

Archos 504

Se page 7:

Archos 504 RESET button - 8604acd.jpg

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Press and hold power button till it turns off then continute to hold power button till it turns back on again let go of power button imediately let it boot up follow promts i had to do that a couple times before replacing the one i have i have had the replacement for 15 + months now no problem if it becomes an issue call archos have them replace it best case you pay shipping worst case you pay repair cost aprox 25% of original price although warantee negates that cost hope this helps if other peoples suggestions have not

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I had the exact same problem, I looked a bit on the net and I found the answer. What you have to do is push the reset button when your archos isn't plugged on. The reset button is located behind the battery ( you'll have to the remove the battery ) near the pins that connects the archos to its battery. It looks like a gold circle and if you push it you'll see it's a button. After pushing the reset button try to put the battery on back again and replug your archos, it should work normally now.
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Press the Reset button on the inside of the unit with the battery removed. This should solve the Problem. If not you may need to send it in.

Reset button is located under the battery. So remove the battery and loo for the button at the end of the archos where the battery pins make contact. To the right of those and half way down between the pins and the case of the hard drive will be a gold round looking circuit. this is the reset. Press it and off you go.

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solution found!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you so much for the support of the Archos team. here is what i did to repair my 504
if your "reset" button doesn't help at all, this is what you'll do.

If you power on the unit by pressing and holding the TV/LCD button and power
button simultaneously the unit will boot into a recovery screen. Once in this
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When prompted, please place the following file into the 'root directory' of
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http://update.archos.com/4/a504/a504_r1.6.53/a504.aos

before i found this solution, i've already given up on my 504, but now it's back!!!! REBIRTH!!!
thanks once again to Tony H from Archos Technical Support

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Bless you guys...!

I thook the chance n press the reset button....Nuthing has been erased from my hard drive!!! :D :D :D

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I had a similar problem remove the battery and push the gold coloured reset button. It worked on mine, You don't lose any info doing this. I got the advice from the Archos support phone number CC

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