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Subject: Re: New Machine
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2003-09-12


If the usb screen is appearing with the usb cable disconnected, there is a
problem with your unit :(

Yes, the Archos manual is awful - another reason not to use their inferior
firmware.

I sincerely believe that you stand to gain nothing by using Archos
firmware, even for a little while.
Learning Archos f/w before upgrading to Rockbox, is like learning DOS/Bash
before upgrading to Windows/X ...if you have no plan to use Archos
firmware, do not waste precious time learning it.

BC

>No, I am not using it while it is connected to my computer.
>That would be defeating the purpose of having the jukebox.
>I mean I cannot seem to make the jukebox work, and I had someone read the
>manual, and its instructions are not good.
>---
>
>
>the files you got From the jukebox, are, indeed, irrelevant demo files.
>it sounds to me very much like you are trying to use your JB WHILST it is
>connected to the PC
>...you cannot. Please disconnect the JB from the PC before trying to use
>it as a player ...for as long as it is connected to a PC via USB, it is
>*NOT* a player; it switches to it's other feature and becomes a removable
>hard drive unit; unplug the cable - bingo! it's a player again.
>
> >Glenn.
> >
> >"Live long and prosper",
>
>Yes, don't mind if I do :)
>
>BC
>"Hang loose and chill" :)



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