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Subject: Re: Dead archos
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-02-12

You have described exactly what mine does when the batteries are low.

>I tried turning on my Archos last night, and for the most part, it's
>dead. If I turn it on without the power connected, it just locks at
>the Loading Firmware screen. If I start it without the power, it
>turns on, the screen light dims, and then the unit shuts off completely.
>Otherwise, when the power was connected, the unit was making a terrble
>clicking/grinding nose. I am assuming the drive is dead.
>Any ideas on a specific drive I should use to replace it? With newer
>20GB models selling so cheap, it might be better off to just buy a
>Thanks in advance.
> Matthew Daubenspeck


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