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Archos 504 brand new keeps shutting down Why? how does one fix it?

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: can't get out of recovery code 2 on archos 504

Try my suggestion to "recovery code 4" error. It should work, too.

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

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Anonymous

SOURCE: Archos 504 RESET button

i press the little gold bump. it worked. thank you so much

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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Greg Cann

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SOURCE: Archos 504 RESET button

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

Archos 504

Se page 7:

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Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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: My Archos 504 will not power up.

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.

Thanks,
Ed

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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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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I had the same problem and manage to solve it. You need to do the following

a. go to Archos website and download latest firmware and save on your pc
b. turn on 504 and select repair - unit not connected to pc
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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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