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I have the 1.5 TB Western Digital my book--I did the proper steps to reformat it to have it work with my macbook. My playstation 3 does not recognize that anything is plugged in when I hook it up with several different types of USB cables. I have info and files on my HD I just need my ps3 to recognize the HD.

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PS3 can recognize only hard disks that are formatted on FAT32. Since now the disk is formatted to HFS (a format only Mac's are using) you can't make it work. Save all the files on it and reformat it to FAT, then put back the files and only then connect it to the PS3.

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