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Archos 504 showing the green logo but frozen

My archos 504 starts up ok but will only display the green logo displaying the archos name.Ihave removed the battery several times and tried the gold reset button on the circuit board, to no avail.any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Faraz

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SOURCE: Archos 504 RESET button

Bless you guys...!

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

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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Anonymous

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Specify the model and the make

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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nickyj44245

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SOURCE: Archos 504 160gb wont start

Take the battery off, and to the left of the battery connetion tabs is a small gold button, push and hold for 10 seconds. It should start up after doing this.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Archos 504 RESET button

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

Posted on May 14, 2009

Jemalyn Labaguis

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SOURCE: My Archos 504 will not

Hi,

if your "reset" button doesn't help at all here's what you can do with your Archis 504 that is not booting up:

First press and hold the TV button then press the power button at the same time. It should first boot up to a normal green ARCHOS screen, then it will enter the recovery mode. Once you get into recovery mode select "Repair Disk" and follow the on screen instructions.

When prompted, please place the following file into the 'root directory' of
the unit:

http://update.archos.com/4/a504/a504_r1.6.53/a504.aos

This resolved a lot of the no boot issue with the same device that you have.

Hope this helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Jun 25, 2011

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