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HELP! Its freaking me out, every time i turn on my archos i ge a screen that says "Recovery (code 2), system is damaged. Would you like to recover it ? the there are options No, Repair and Format Disk." selecting any of them does nothing, i really need help!

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  • bi77y7 Nov 05, 2007

    Every time i turn on my archos i get a screen that says "Recovery (code
    2), system is damaged. Would you like to recover it ? then there are
    options No, Repair and Format Disk." selecting any of them does
    nothing, i really need help!

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    i have the same problem and want to know what to do? what are the stepsto do?

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2007

    every time I turn on my archos 604 it says recovery(code2)

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Thats so Gay, Why would they post recovery options if they don't even work.

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I had the same problem. However although my pc didn't automatically recognise the archos device when connected it did show when explorer was opened. I downloaded the latest firmware from the Archos website and dragged into the root directory of Archos. The device then picked this up and everything was fine. Previously I had tried repair and format. Obviously all the demo video and photos etc are wiped.

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The first solution is no good as the system does not start up to give access to the Archos from the PC. In any case I already had the
latest firmware installed.

The HDD light does not flash at all and normally this does so when powering up the Archos. I suspect the hard disk has died but it seems amazing that this error code problem has suddenly appeared for a number of people within a couple of weeks or so of each other. I have not dropped my Archos - it was working perfectly
yesterday.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

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The Archos site tells you how to deal with the problem - you need to download to your computer the laterst version of firmware (operating system), copy that to the root drive of your archos, leave it connected and ehn update the firmware. Worked for me - but I did lose everything on the drive

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

Anonymous

Can you hear HardDrive clicking?

Posted on Oct 09, 2007

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