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Loading... No Spam! © 2016 EasyTechGuides current community blog chat Arqade Arqade Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. XL83Member Since: March 17, 2007Posts: 994XL83FollowForum Posts: 994Followed by: 0Reviews: 2 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#15 Posted by XL83 (994 posts) - 9 years, 6 months ago 250 GB Maxtor FAT32 is trythesefirst 2013-01-25 23:59:23 UTC #5 www.wikihow.com How to Add an External Hard Drive to a PlayStation 3 The PlayStation 3 is available with several different hard drive sizes, but quite often check my blog

they'll eventually phase out all usb devices when the war between them and jailbreaking devices rages on and im done with the false promises, removal of essential features later down the ShaggyRhino 2013-01-31 04:27:30 UTC #8 I did a bit of research andfound that yes the PS3 firmware in this tutorial, is the same as the PS3 system update. If you're a fan of indie games, then you will probably be able to fit a lot more in there.The one thing you'll need to do is make sure the thumb Pick 'MS-DOS (FAT)' for the file system type, and click on the 'Erase' button.

Report Message 2 of 218 (1,486,886 Views) 5 Likes Saffron Gaming Beast Registered: 03/29/2005 Offline 2425 posts 08-11-2007 07:27 PM User Info Saffron ADD AS A FRIEND Re: How to Please try again later. In Windows 7: click "Start", right-click on "Computer", click on "Manage" and then click at the left sidebar on "Disk Management" (under Storage). If it is powered by the USB port, it may require more power than can be provided by the PS3.

No Spam! Aarons is also a certified computer-support technician. Folder system works as follows - Dir/files* or Dir/folder/files - example: Video/files* or Video/Home Movies/files* - Dir/folder/folder/files doesn't work without "Display All" explained above - example: Video/Tv Shows/Simpsons/files* Your PS3 file Loading...

XL83I don't think that's a fair comment. So i followed the tutorial, but yet again i was unable to get it to display on my PS3. Now, you will want to create a folder system identical to that on the Playstation 3. http://www.wikihow.com/Add-an-External-Hard-Drive-to-a-PlayStation-3 Back up any files on your external hard drive that you don't want to lose.

It recognizes my flash drive, and if its mp4, in a "VIDEO" or "MUSIC" folder, it will play it, but it won't recognize my 400 GB external Seagate NTFS right now Thanks. If you do not create these folders, your media files will not display when selecting the USB drive on your PS3, although you can access them if you press the triangle About this wikiHow How helpful is this?

Sign in to make your opinion count. http://gadgets.ndtv.com/games/features/how-to-add-an-external-hdd-to-your-game-console-646264 Step1: Download and install "Acronis True Image WD edition" which can be found at              http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119              Once installed launch the program, and run the "Acronis DriveCleanser" tool, this will erase everything off Note that on all of these systems the formatting process will take considerable time (possibly hours) depending on the size of the hard drive. I just tested this out, and it's not recognizing mine either.

Singular cohomology and birational equivalence Does the "bat wing" aircraft paint design have a proper name? click site For Mac OS X users: Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility.app, pick the drive, and click on the 'Erase' tab. I have an 80 GB Seagate, a 250 GB Maxtor and a 400 GB Seagate. Uploaded on Mar 24, 2011got a new 320gb hard drive for my 80gb ps3 and the ps3 will not accept it.

It took maybe ten minutes to do the swap, but a few hours to backup before the swap and a few more to restore. Right-click on the drive letter in My Computer after your files are backed up and choose "Format." Check FAT (instead of NTFS) and to remove the check mark beside "Quick Format." In order to make your new HDD recognized by PS3, you must make sure that: First, the file system is FAT32 or NTFs. news swatpup102Member Since: July 29, 2003Posts: 289swatpup102FollowForum Posts: 289Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#8 Posted by swatpup102 (289 posts) - 9 years, 6 months ago Thats what I though but

grimlocks 2013-02-20 15:57:45 UTC #11 Are we saying that in effect it just comes down to a power issue due to the WD default chord then? Otherwise, you need to format the drive. Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better.

In this day and age, everything should be plug and play.

Becomean Author! I had a similar issue with a WD passport 120 GB on my laptop which uses USB port power. To recover games from the backup, start the PS3, then go to Game > Saved Data Utility4. ShaggyRhino 2013-02-09 01:23:54 UTC #10 Finely Success.

You cannot put games on them permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]robskul[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(10 children)Not trying to install games, I'm trying to play movies and musics off it permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]rottinguy 0 points1 point2 Makes sense, but seems like if a computer can do it without the drive being powered up frist why can't the ps3?? Not the answer you're looking for? More about the author permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]StormyWaters2021 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)Ah, that's interesting.

swatpup102Member Since: July 29, 2003Posts: 289swatpup102FollowForum Posts: 289Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#14 Posted by swatpup102 (289 posts) - 9 years, 6 months agoHmm... Yes No Can you tell us more? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Yotsubato 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(12 children)You can only use external drives for media storage. The Sony Ps3 has an internal hard disk, but when that drive is full with media, then you need more disk space.

Recreate the partition but do NOT format it. I really hope they make some significant changes to the XMB's functionality soon. Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Thesteelsnake 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago(2 children)You don't need the folders to be names anything specific anymore.

that would seem odd but only trend I can see. I just tested this out, and it's not recognizing mine either. As far as I can tell its not a power issue because the LED light on hdd flashes the same when plugged into the PS3 and my computer. This will             only take a few minutes.

Second, make sure your PS3 firmware is the latest version. Now you could buy and install a new hard drive, but this can be expensive, so the best and cheapest way is to use an external hard disk. Browse other questions tagged ps3 hard-drive or ask your own question. Anyone know what it is?

After you've connected the HDD to the PS3, go to Settings > System Settings > Backup Utility > Backup.2. Hot Network Questions Why had Dumbledore accepted Lupin's resignation? For a better animation of the solution from NDSolve I just saw this bird outside my apartment. How to Use a Portable Hard Drive With a PS3 Open Source USB Encryption Share on Facebook The PlayStation 3, as Sony points out in its ad campaigns for the gaming

You won't be able to vote or comment. 131415Ps3 won't detect 1tb external hard drive? (self.PS3)submitted 2 years ago * by robskulIts all in the title, and yes I formatted the hard drive to FAT32 before If a 250 GB hard disk is plugged in and the PS3 is suppose to support any directory structure, then imagine how long it would take to search it all. There is a program that is called swissknife, or something along those lines and that is what I used to do mine. Subtitles work better too and you don't need to remux mkv files into mpg files to watch with the HDD connected to the PS3. 720p Blu-ray movies are between 4-10GB usually