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User Info: adamwelsh

adamwelsh
5 years ago#1
i just purchased a 2TB external usb HDD drive, i wanted to use it for half general pc storage, and the other for videos i could play on ps3, so i put in a partition, one half ntfs, and the other half exfat, i put a couple videos on that half, plugged it into ps3, but it didn't recognize it, anyone know why. anyone got a fix, or advice, thanks for any help

User Info: Tmac2035

Tmac2035
5 years ago#2
ExFat? Is that different from FAT32? I've never heard of that before.


I do know that it has to be FAT32 for the PS3 to recognize it.


*Edit* Just googled ExFat and I'm pretty sure that's your problem. FAT32.
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User Info: adamwelsh

adamwelsh
5 years ago#3
ok thanks for the quick help, i'll change the format to fat32, then hopefully it'll work
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