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Subject: Re: Help, the problem with my Archos is back

Re: Help, the problem with my Archos is back

From: Grant Hardy <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 19:26:13 -0800

Thank you SO much for the advice. Currently the unit is working again but
I'll keep your times for "next time".
By the way where can I find the original V1 manual in Etext? OH and is
there any possible way to get a radio on board by installing some kind of
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 7:17 PM
Subject: Re: Help, the problem with my Archos is back

> Do the lights dim and/or flicker when the drive spins up?
> If the batteries are okay - maybe there is a battery connector problem -
> even the V1 has this issue quite well documented (athough don't ask me
> where) especially if you have swapped the batteries a number of times.
> Then again formatting, deleting and recording all WRITE to the disk.
> I would be more tempted to suspect a USB issue.
> Having been recently hit (in a moment of my own stupidity) with a "rootkit
> virus" I would be tempted to run "rootkitRevealer" on the offchance
> ...hell! given it allows viruses to hide from your AV/spyware software,
> check anyway.
> Tried another PC?
> Tried another USB cable?
> Another USB port on your PC?
> Cleaned all the connectors?
> Tried booting into Archos firmware for the duration of the copy?
> Reinstall/Update(with same version) windoze drivers?
> errr
> Have I offered enough possible options to say "sporadic" ;)
> BC
> Google Whack: aparadic speculative
> At 21:51 19/02/2006, you wrote:
>>Help! The problem with my Archos is back!
>>The batteries are at 85% and I still can't copy files to my Archos unit.
>>The copy just sort of freezes. I can still format, delete, play and
>>record on the Archos. Copying seems to work...speratically (not now). My
>>batteries last for several hours on the player and are brand-new. Here is
>>my question: WHAT is wrong? Could this be the beginning of a hard drive
>>failure? If I replace the hard drive? Do I buy a different
>>player (and if so, iPod or iRiver)? And if not, what do I do? Thanks.
>>P.s. anyone want to buy my unit off me? Just kidding. :-
Received on 2006-02-20

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