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External hard drive not recognised on my ps3??

I have a new maxtor basics 320g external portable hard drive which works perfectly well on my lap top but when i try to use it on my ps3 its not there?? ps3 does not seem to recognise it??

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Ok. Well this is easy! your hard drive is formatted in NTFS, ps3 wont recognize that. it needs to be fat32 find an XP machine not a vista machine.

download Swiss Army Knife and format the drive in fat32. you will loose ALL information in your external. you will need to back up anything you want to save and put it back after the format.

good luck!

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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