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[Q] archos 79 xenon freezing at the start-up logo

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30th April 2014, 05:56 AM   |  #1  
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I tried to root my 79 xenon using frama root, it worked but a few days later my 79xe keeps freezing on the start-up logo " archos entertainment your way". I contacted the store where I bought this tablet and they told me that they need the stock firmware to fix this problem. I have searched but nothing found, also no reponse from archos customer service. I would be greatfull to you if anyone can provide me the stock rom of Archos 79 xenon.
1st May 2014, 06:45 PM   |  #2  
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http://www.archos.com/ru/support/sup...dates_fwm.html
A list of official firmwares available.
2nd May 2014, 03:20 AM   |  #3  
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I hope the firmware will availble soon . Can I extract the firmware from the others ?
4th May 2014, 04:41 PM   |  #4  
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I hope the firmware will availble soon . Can I extract the firmware from the others ?

No, you can brick your device easily by doing that. The only ways to bring it to work is to send it to the authorized Archos service or to ask support for assistance.
24th June 2014, 07:33 PM   |  #5  
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Recovering from start up freeze.
I bought this tablet and root it using kingo root. The tablet froze at the welcoming display the next day and the only solution I discovered is to boot into then recovery (vol up + power on) and execute a factory reset. It boots OK and kept the root.
Now it is the 2nd day and I am keeping my fingers cross.
Have anybody found the reason why? And anybody with a link to a recent stock firmware.

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6th August 2014, 08:22 PM   |  #6  
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I know the thread is a little bit old, but hopefully this would help someone someday. I did fall into a bootloop with the Archos 79 Xenon while I was trying to deodex its ROM.

Here's the link to the firmware of the Archos 79 Xenon as provided by their support. I'm downloading it currently, so I can't really tell if it is the original 4.2 or an updated one.

http : // update. archos. com/ AFMv1/ storage/ / files/ full/ a79xe/ 20140708.134233/ update.zip (542MB) [remove spaces, sorry, but the forum rules prevent me from sharing external links, yet ]
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