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Iwas running a elements external hard drive with wd media player changed from fat 32 to nfts now the files are there but does not play

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Hi,

Please try to force the files to play. Right click on the files and then select open with. From the listed item or using the browse function select windows media player . Check to see if the files play.

If the files donot play then we need to download and install VLC player. What ever the conversion might have done to your media files VLC should be able to play it. Download and install a free version of VLC from www.filehipoo.com

If VLC is not able to open it then its a pretty sorry case. You might have to contact the drive savers to extract the data from the corrupted Disk.

Thanks for contacting Fixya.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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Im copying a game that is 5 Gb and my free space is 160Gb why does it say that the "there is no disk space" is there anything i could do?


1.plz check your hardisk about any virus..
scan your hardisk a good antivirus

and check your partition type FAT or NTFS, FAT32 only support maximum file size 3gb
if FAT32 please convert as NTFS.



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Got wd elements 1.5 tb plug n play hard drive n errh it wont plug n play ??? used on playstation 3 always worked used on my lap top and other peoples neva had any problems lent to a m8 he removed with out...


PlayStation 3 has a Unix like operating system. It is proprietary. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/279261-32-retrieving-files-stuck-help

The below is how the WD was reformatted to accept P3 content. Even if the PC reads the Fat format, the file types are native to the Unix like system, not Windows. But the above link may be of some help.

http://www.wikihow.com/Add-an-External-Hard-Drive-to-a-PlayStation-3

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WD Elements 1tb External HDD media files skipping


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J ai le mp3 tout le temps allume et il ne   fonctionne pas


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essayer de la formater en fat 32 et fat nfts

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Format from NTFS to FAT 32


You'll want to leave this drive in NTFS format as FAT32 has lots of limitations in cluster size and total drive size.

The issue with your DVD- Media Player has nothing to do with how you formatted an external 1TB HDD.

It's possible that the two occured at the same time for different reasons.

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Windows 98 does not properly work with drives > approx. 130 GB. This has something to do with the FAT* being not large enough for more cluster entries.

*(FAT = File Allocation Table; this tells the computer in which clusters on the HD a file is stored. What is the FAT good for? A computer stores files on HD like a very messy person: The first next free space is used; if it is not sufficient, the second next free space and so on. This leads to fragmentation, i.e. one file may be stored on many different sections of the HD. But unlike a messy person the computer keeps good track of where he puts all the pieces; this list is the FAT.

Here's how I worked around that problem: Partitioned them so that each partition was about 125 GB. Also: Cluster size must be 32 kB; if it is smaller you get more clusters and the FAT can't handle so many.

For example I have a 500 GB hard disk that is partitioned into four 122 GB partitions (just to be on the safe side; a couple of GBs not allocated). This works trouble-free.

You might do the partitioning with Windows's FDISK, though it gives you wrong indications about partition sizes. Use percent values (e.g. ''24%'' when specifying the required partition size in FDISK.

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Format external hard drive to NFTS


Assuming you are running Windows XP or Vista, the easiest is through the Disk Manager.
Open the administrative tools from the Start menu and select Computer Management. Then select Disk Management in the console.
Now you can right-click the disk and select Format. Chose NTFS and wait for it to finish (which will take some time!).

Do realize that this will erase your data on the disk. If you do not want that, you need to use the CONVERT command from the command prompt. type CONVERT /? to find out about its usage.

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