My Archos 5g is stuck in recovery mode. Please Help!!!

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KAYZAI
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My Archos 5g is stuck in recovery mode. Please Help!!!

Post by KAYZAI »

I was messing around on my 5g and discovered the white Recovery Mode screen.

I choose Format Disk and then Repair Disk (I guess I thought it would clear out any cache as the Archos was rebooting daily)

Now I am stuck in recovery mode.... even after copying Firmware files via connected computer as directed by the on-screen prompt and pressing ok.
The 5g reboots and returns to the Recovery (code 101) screen.

Ps. I did a search but I have not found a solution that has worked. :(


GUYS PLEASE HELP!!!!
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Re: My Archos 5g is stuck in recovery mode. Please Help!!!

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Mine is doing the same thing. I can go through the whole restore process and Windows will recognize the A5 hard drive, but nothing. I think we are screwed, I sent an email to Archos support, but they are fairly un responsive. Oh well I guess it's tome for an itouch :(
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Re: My Archos 5g is stuck in recovery mode. Please Help!!!

Post by Screwyluie »

the firmware needs to be titled properly or it won't try to install it, I know if you get it from somewhere other then archos it will often have a modified name, but it needs to be firmware_archos5-7.aos, and you have to put it in the root of the device

when you press the power button to tell it "Done" it should say firmware found or something to that effect, not just reboot

you might also try the new Dev firmware, there has been a couple reports of it fixing problems like this for people... but be warned, it will void your warranty and make DRM files unusable forever
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Re: My Archos 5g is stuck in recovery mode. Please Help!!!

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Installing the DevFirmware works for me...
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