Question about Archos 504 500870 Digital Media Player
Where is the archos 504 RESET button
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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
Oh my gosh it worked! I had even called tech support at the company and they didn't even offer this solution. I even went as far as to buying a new battery at their suggestion. Thank you guys so much. You guys rock!
Posted on Mar 20, 2008
When turning on my Archos 504 I get the rocovery code 4 a then it says: Would you like to recovery it? I get three options:No-Repair-Format HD.No of them workt.The PC does not recognize the device either.
Posted on Oct 04, 2009
Disconnect the battery for few seconds, then press and hold the lock button for few seconds and, replace the battery and turn it on.
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
Thank you very useful i tried tried and gave up finallly press the reset button bingo it worked
Posted on May 21, 2009
You can hold down the on/off button for 10 seconds to turn off the archos. then turn it on again. this can be used to turn off the archos when it is not responding. Is this what you want?
Posted on Nov 18, 2007
I press the little gold bump. it worked. thank you so much
Posted on Feb 13, 2008
A better description of the reset button is that it is a round, gold color "bump" smaller than 1/4", almost flush with the circuit board. The solution by Guest was correct - push the button for 10 seconds then reinstall the battery and the unit should now work.
Posted on Dec 21, 2007
Take the battery off. Just beside the 4 battery terminal connectors there is a little button about 5 mm (1/4 "). Push it with the tip of a pen for 10 seconds and voila!! Hope this helps.
Posted on Nov 27, 2007
You can download the manual from the manufacturer's web site at
Posted on Jul 26, 2010
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