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Subject: Re: Archos sending out refurbished units as new?

Re: Archos sending out refurbished units as new?

From: Filip <>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 21:54:43 +0200

companies do repair and sell components as new all the time btw .
also think about these celeron's that appear to be p4's (or bad p4's) if
you check it in the bios

so you shouldnt be surprised if it was a repaired one .
although not in this case it seems ..

cheers ,


At 12:51 31/03/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>I had those deleted files on my unit too. Not likely that the same person
>used & returned both of our units :-). I'm guessing the factory story is
>At 11:14 AM 3/31/2003 -0500, wrote:
>>I'm on my second Archos Jukebox Recorder 20 from Circuit City. The first
>>unit had a bad set of batteries. I hadn't gotten a chance to install
>>Rockbox on it, but I did get a chance to use Directory Snoop 4.0 to see
>>what was on there. All I saw was a clean drive with the random 5 cruddy
>>MP3s that they send with it. I exchanged that unit for a new one. This
>>unit displays 15 different CDs in Directory Snoop 4.0, I can recover them
>>too! They have dates of 10/11/2001 - 10/14/2001 on them. Artists include
>>Enya, BB King, Eric Clapton, Kid Rock. These aren't your usual demo CDs.
>>I called tech support and they said sometimes the manufacturer in China
>>likes adding MP3s to the units to test them out, but he assured me that
>>this unit was new due to the serial number. What do I do? Should I care?
>>I feel like I bought something used and paid the price as if it was new.
>>Joe Rybacek
>>BTW: RockBox is GREAT! Thank you everyone for taking the time to create
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