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Want to download full content of fat ps3 onto new ps3 slim but have to trade in old machine for new one so cannot directly download to new machine. Any suggestions?

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Take out the HD of fat, use a adapter to get the info from your HD onto your laptop. Put the HD back in.

Trade in your ps3, take out the HD, put the files you want back into the HD. Put the HD back in the slim.

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> FAT ALLOC ERROR

FAT == File Allocation Table (like a 'Table of Contents' in a printed book)

ALLOC == Allocation

ERROR == ERROR

Some of the contents of that 'Table of Contents' are invalid.

So, copy all the files from the Memory Card onto your computer, to save a copy of those files.

Burn a CD/DVD disk with a copy of those files.

Then, "reformat" the Memory Card, to write a "new" and "empty" 'Table of Contents' onto the device.
Then, copy all the files back onto the Memory Card.

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