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Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to Enjoy having a large drive attached to the PS3. But its hard drive is fairly inaccessible for storing your files, used instead for saved games and downloads from the Sony Store. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]rottinguy 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)I see.

Ps3 Won't Recognize Fat32 External Hard Drive

Please can someone help I have been trying to do it for hours now :( Thank you Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark User #103672 1630 posts Zorok Whirlpool Enthusiast reference: whrl.pl/RdonD5 posted 2012-Nov-28, 7:51 am ref: whrl.pl/RdonD5 posted 2012-Nov-28, 7:51 am I thought you needed a folder on the drive with everything I like the layout, I liked it more on PSP, but it's really not the most user friendly interface you could ask for. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]robskul[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)The hard drive itself needs a separate power source, I do plug it in every time I try to use it permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Thesteelsnake -1 points0

Make sure this is what you intended. Turn on the drive and the PS3. SHARE SHARE TWEET EMAIL Related Searches More Articles How to Burn DVDs on an iMac Transferring From an iPad to a MacBook How to Transfer Files from Windows to an iPad Can I Use An External Hard Drive On Ps3 Tampatec 630,873 views 7:36 I Need help PS3 wont read my external hard drive - Duration: 5:53.

Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? i'll still buy uncharted 2 goty and the rdr undead nightmare dlc "already got red dead on ps3" but this will be my last buisness with sony. everything. http://www.ps3hax.net/showthread.php?t=59376 User #90443 3194 posts boric Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RdorFZ posted 2012-Nov-28, 11:20 pm ref: whrl.pl/RdorFZ posted 2012-Nov-28, 11:20 pm _Andrei_ writes...

I can't seem to figure out why it can't see these spinning disk devices. Ps3 Wont Read Usb Files When I listen closely to it I can hear the disk inside start to power up and then die down, when it starts to die down again you can hear a The overheads in the file allocation table get silly at larger sizes and that's before you start considering minimum block sizes which will affectstorage space a lot if you intend to ShaggyRhino 2013-01-25 12:52:50 UTC #4 Thanks for the advice but yes i have reformated it multiple times to FAT32 with a couple of different programs. I have tried both a logical and

Ps3 Not Reading Internal Hard Drive

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Interesting...Great observation...I went to try this, but my hard drive does not have the typical usb plug in the back of it. have a peek at these guys Lucky it was only 30 bucks cause that didnt work. All folder names must be in capital letters. At least that's what i think about mine. Ps3 Won't Recognize Usb

I like the layout, I liked it more on PSP, but it's really not the most user friendly interface you could ask for. The thing is, if I knew it was the type not being compatible and there was a list of externals available that were compatible the I'd just buy one of those. ferretlord2177Member Since: November 20, 2009Posts: 65ferretlord2177FollowForum Posts: 65Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#19 Posted by ferretlord2177 (65 posts) - 6 years, 30 days agoim done with sony's bullsh*t. check over here Only video files will be visible in the video menu; you'll need to use the music and photos menus to access those specific files.

I think it has to be plain FAT32. How To Format Usb For Ps3 User #518044 6 posts Nominos I'm new here, please be nice reference: whrl.pl/RdoFPz posted 2012-Dec-2, 2:14 am ref: whrl.pl/RdoFPz posted 2012-Dec-2, 2:14 am My hard disks work fine on my Co-authors: 62 Updated: Views:3,128,250 Quick Tips Related ArticlesHow to Format a Laptop Hard DriveHow to Burn a PlayStation Disc Using NeroHow to Transfer a Game on Xbox 360 to a External

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It will not provide enough power to actually spin the drive.. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. I added the folders, moved everything inside the folders, and it worked fine. Playstation 4 External Hard Drive Community Q&A Ask a Question Submit Already answered Not a question Bad question Other If this question (or a similar one) is answered twice in this section, please click here to

This feature is not available right now. I am streaming and half thought about trying this, but I hadn't, as I didn't think that a batch copy could be performed. Copy the video, music or image files you wish to use on the PS3 to your hard drive. http://amigasuperbit.com/hard-drive/ps3-cannot-access-external-hard-drive.html dooliesMember Since: October 27, 2003Posts: 3984dooliesFollowForum Posts: 3984Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#7 Posted by doolies (3984 posts) - 9 years, 6 months ago If the drive is an

I moved about 4gb of music and 2gb of pics, but the bulk of memory was taken up by installs, saves and demos etc - none of which you can put All rights reserved. Loading... It recognizes my flash drive, and if its mp4, in a "VIDEO" or "MUSIC" folder, it will play it, but it won't recognize my 400 GB external Seagate NTFS right now

After countless hour of research and re-formatting I finally got my HDD to work on my PS3. Makes sense, but seems like if a computer can do it without the drive being powered up frist why can't the ps3?? Needlessly complicated. You can't play games like that.

TipsNNTricks 356,801 views 19:34 How to Upgrade a Fat PS3 Hard Drive - Duration: 6:16. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]robskul[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)I have, but even before then I was able to play videos off my hard drive without creating new folders. It is recommended that you instead use HP's freeware tool[1] instead of following this step which shows you how to manually format your drive. Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to

Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French GiantBomb.comAlt+F1: 106 - Brazilian GP Prerace 2016 But that's from storage media plugged in. which is something I have always sort of expected anyways.