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My 504 Archos will not turn on. I have just charged the battery fully. It was working earlier on half charged battery.

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    Thanks Ezrahite,
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Hi,
Welcome to Fixya. Press the Reset button on the inside of the unit with the battery removed. This should solve the Problem. If not you may need to send it in for repair just make sure you check the warranty of the unit.
Reset button is located under the battery. So remove the battery and look for the button at the end of the archos where the battery pins make contact. To the right of those and half way down between the pins and the case of the hard drive will be a gold round looking circuit. this is the reset. Press it and off you go.

Please let me know what happen. This is the only work around that you can do to fix the issue. The reset button will restore the archos to its original factory settings.
Thanks

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    Hi - please accept my solution if i were able to fix the issue. Thanks

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