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I brought a 750gig ps3 hard drive yesterday and i back up file on a external hard drive but when i went to change the hard drives over it said that it cannot run properly.it also said that i need to connect storage media that contains update data of versions 3.55 or later.it also said that the system partition of the hard drive must be reformatted.

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I'm not sure it can run a 750gb drive, I've always been told that the max was 500gb but that could have changed with new firmware releases.

Anyways you need to follow instructions on upgrading drive from Sony here.

Pay real close attention to each step or you will have problems ;)

Let me know if you get stuck and also please let me know if that 750gb drive works, would love to know.

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