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Hello, I bought WD My Book Essential 1 TB but whenever i connect it to my Samsung DVD player it doesn't get recognized. Any help? Thanks

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  • muppiz Jul 30, 2010

    I was reading on another site that someone did the below but i honestly didn't understand anything:

    "Default FAT32 partition is 1TB big and is very slow. Don't keep it. I created 2 partitions on the HDD. 10GB FAT32 for compatibility with other OSs and other devices (standalone DVD drive with USB, PS3,...) and 920GB NTFS partition."

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Most probably the format of your hard drive is NTFS. Samsung DVD players only recognize FAT32 formats. If you have the patience and resources try to change the format of your hard drive to FAT32. Better yet since it is a 1TB try to create a partition one NTFS and one FAT32 because FAT32 cannot go beyond 4GB for files.

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