for ps3 to see it it needs to be fat32 Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to This process will take some time. I would first check the device manager. To confirm I then used the cable from the hard drive to try and charge the controller. have a peek at this web-site
Try to plug in the USB drive before you turn on the computer. It will not provide enough power to actually spin the drive.. Just though I would share my experience in case it helps. I am doing this currently with a spare 40GB conventional drive.I have overcome the usual hurdles of formatting a large drive to fat32 and having Video and Picture folders on the http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/PS3-Support/PS3-Does-Not-Detect-External-Hard-Drive/m-p/7563152
first problem is windows. I formatted the WD 1tb a formatted it as NTFS, then took a different 1tb drive I have (a LaCie Rugged USB2.0) and copied over all the contents to the new I know there has to be another way around this. If there is some specific defect preventing it from working in USB 2.0 mode, a firmware update might fix it...assuming Sony bothered with it (they don't even have printer support for
under music? Unless you're playing a MMORPG, you should never have to buy anything extra in order to enjoy your game. your ps3 should know that it's connected, but like you said, it cant find the files in the storage device. How To Format Seagate External Hard Drive To Fat32 Reply With Quote 08-18-2012,11:20 AM #6 Trivia618 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Forum Threads Member Join Date Feb 2012 Posts 357 Likes 164 Liked 90 Times in 66
If theres anything I can do to fix this PLEASE let me know. My Ps3 Doesn't Recognize My External Hard Drive I guess before I could guess about any more, you may want to check device manager and see if the device is doing anything when you plug in or unplug and Minix android box repair - 5v 3a... And no sign of my Dead Rising 2 or Wheels on the Bus discs yet either...
Today, 10:24 AM thanks for that link ,, funny thing I reflashed the original (patched to 4.xx) dump back and put the original 40gb hdd in and the unit just started,, Ps3 Wont Read External Hard Drive Fat32 and now it wont work !! Try another USB plug. I just had this problem with my WD external hard drive and I followed you directions to change the drive letter.
b_assy12Member Since: November 21, 2010Posts: 25b_assy12FollowForum Posts: 25Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#20 Posted by b_assy12 (25 posts) - 5 years, 11 months ago Hey ppl Ive just brought I had tried many ways for many hours but no use (messing with MBR Fix, Diskpart, changing usb cable, running WD Dianogstic and WD Fat32 Formatter, and tried most of the Ps3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Being a member gives you additional options. Ps3 Not Reading Internal Hard Drive Now I have the whole drive FAT32 and the PS3 reads it just fine.
In this question it involves two information or definitions. Check This Out Archive Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT -5. I suspect the list of incompatible drives must be very small. I can right click on my usual C drive and get that option, but when I right click on the USB drive the only option that pops up is the very Ps3 Won't Recognize Fat32 External Hard Drive
I have a simpletch HD that does not have screws I had to literally broke the case apart... in simple steps plze talk to me like your talking to a child, cheers Helpful +3 Report J Dec 30, 2008 05:52PM Ok Gang. Will this extension cable connect to the male end of the 3.0 cable? Source I'm thinking this as I also had this problem.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Thesteelsnake 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Indeed, I did the old "movies", and "music" folders previously. Seagate Hard Drive Ps3 -external Report mars› utaeladil - Jun 24, 2009 08:15PM hi utaeladi actually I have a same problem with my wd I tb hard drive I read your solution it seems it works pass it on to those who need it too.
Any help would be so appreciated. Also, you've never actually said what kind of drive you have. That's a bit much isn't it?.. Swissknife in any case when you do there are other issues that crop up, like the drive not having all of its space et, in my experience.just go to ubuntu or some
Occasionally it comes up with an error something along the lines of "E:/Folder is not accessable. As I dont want to loose 250Gb of data that is on there. It still doesn't work. http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/serial-ata-external-hard-drive-not-working.php I would be willing to bet anything that after you format to FAT32 via that software that you will be back in business.
I had the same problem and fixed it with your simple remedy of changing to another usb drive, in hindsight I should have tried that first but thanks to you for A couple of dozen at least. If so, I have a few ideas for you. I am pretty sure you will find another usb in your house, I got like 10 just floating around here.
PlayStation Network Status Store • NA Blog • EU Blog • PSN Account /r/PS3 Official Recommended Games List Subreddit Schedule Weekly Day Thread Mon Game Discussion Voting Tue Game Discussion Wed My sister unplugged it today while it was writing, and now it won't recognize properly. Please can someone help I have been trying to do it for hours now :( Thank youWhat exactly are you trying to do? It uninstalled properly, then it installed itself properly.
If there is some specific defect preventing it from working in USB 2.0 mode, a firmware update might fix it...assuming Sony bothered with it (they don't even have printer support for Register %post-title% %post-type-info% View all search results 0 All Topics All Topics Get Help PS3 Support Reply Thread Options Subscribe to this Thread's RSS Feed Mark Thread as New However, as it's a game, i'm going to say that you were told wrong, you can't save game data on an external hard drive on any playstation systems, this is an One thing you need to remember is that the hard drive needs to be formatted to use - this means that every single thing on the drive will be deleted before