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My Ps3 is not reading this new external hard drive I just purchased.

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Hi,

The trick with the PS3 is that the HDD must be in FAT32 format. Most External drives nowadays are shipped preformatted using the NTFS file system.

You will have to convert the current partition or a portion of it to FAT32 to allow the PS3 to see it.

You will need a PC to do this on

HDD Partitioning Tool : http://visopsys.org/files/partlogic/partlogic-0.69-iso.zip
Manual : http://partitionlogic.org.uk/manual/index.html

Have not used this particular product myself yet, but it should be quite easy if you follow the steps in the manual.

Regards,
BD

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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