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PS3 Does not register external hard drive

I have had my ps3 for about a week, it works fine but when i plug my external hard drive into the usb port it does not "see" it. I am unable to play or view any of the files on the E.H.D.
The E.H.D has been tested and is in good working order. The USB slots on the PS3 likewise. Can anyone help me?

Also, the PS3 can connect to the internet but not to the computers on my network. It's driving me crazy.

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The E.H.D. might not be formated correctly. The Playstation 3 will not read any disc or hard disc if it is formatted under NTSC. It must be formatted under FAT or FAT32 ( can't remember exactly). You would need to format the E.H.D. with windows and check to see if you can format it for FAT32 if not then you need a formatting software (Max Drive or some other). Mine works great.
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