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Ps3 i tried to hook up my portable hard drive to my ps3 through the usb but it doesnt notice it at all is there anyway i can get it work with using my portable hard drive and only my portable hard drive

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HI,

it might be because it's formatted in NTFS, the PS3 will only recognize FAT32.So please format it to fat32

Goodluck..

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