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Is your USB drive enclosure USB 1.0 or 2.0. good luck dude later ;-) bigal47Member Since: February 9, 2011Posts: 25bigal47FollowForum Posts: 25Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#25 Posted by bigal47 (25 posts) - 5 years, 9 months ago PS3 turns on, fans spin loudly and... It took forever to get the PS3 to detect the external, but I was finally able to by:1) Converting to FAT32 with SwissKnife.2) The external had security turned on, which meant http://johnfladung.net/hard-drive/seagate-freeagent-pro-not-working.html

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Thesteelsnake 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago(2 children)You don't need the folders to be names anything specific anymore. your ps3 should know that it's connected, but like you said, it cant find the files in the storage device. i don't know wich brand it's, i only know it's not seagate TommyawMember Since: November 2, 2010Posts: 25TommyawFollowForum Posts: 25Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#19 Posted by Tommyaw (25 Then I used Easeus Partition Manager to format the entire drive as FAT32. http://www.gamespot.com/forums/playstation-nation-1000002/ps3-not-regconizing-my-seagate-external-hard-drive-25804401/

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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 I didn't know that! It took me forever to figure all of this out, which, after typing the steps I took to perform this operation, seem so simple I feel like an idiot now.

And no sign of my Dead Rising 2 or Wheels on the Bus discs yet either... Ig SOLVED Last edited by playerkp420; 03-15-2015 at 08:34 PM. So i am curious how you have your 5TB drive formatted, if you can post how your drive is formatted i would like to know please since i myself will be Ps3 Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I've tried both Fat32 64k and ntfs and both doesn't work with multiman.

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Now I have the whole drive FAT32 and the PS3 reads it just fine. Ps3 Won't Recognize Fat32 External Hard Drive User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. On the Left pane select the drive you want to format (In your case the external drive)3. Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to

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idk what to do Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to http://www.ps3hax.net/showthread.php?t=81305 first problem is windows. Ps3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive It may just be the model too. Seagate Hard Drive Ps3 -external I am using the same (usb 2.0) enclosure with both drives, but only the 40 gig works.I am stumped.

And I don't think it's the hard drive itself since my computer can access it just fine. have a peek at these guys Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to And again, both my external drives are USB-powered, so that doesn't have anything to do with the PS3 not being able to recognize the drive. The software I used to do this was "Acronis True Image WDEdition" which I downloaded from western digital website.hope this helps. How To Format Seagate External Hard Drive To Fat32

how do you take off the security on the hard drive Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message Don't worry as this won't delete any of your game saves, it only deletes data necassary for games to play and will be re-installed when you re-insert the disk. I still think your syscon is at 9.99. check over here I even tried half FAT32 and half NTSC and that still did not work on PS3.

Download the program that comes up (CompuApps SwissKnife V3 x.xx) and install it when the download completes. How To Connect External Hard Drive To Ps3 Oh, and if it works and I don't have to re-download the hundreds of Rock Band songs I have on my old hdd then it is well worth it... tried it, doesnt work...

email2003Member Since: May 5, 2004Posts: 3529email2003FollowForum Posts: 3529Followed by: 0Reviews: 5 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#16 Posted by email2003 (3529 posts) - 8 years, 5 months ago Dude,

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Register PlayStation Forum Menu Welcome CHAT TOPICS CHAT PlayStation 4 PS4 PlayStation VR PlayStation Plus PS Plus Network Services Gaming & Network PS Store PS4 Tournaments PS Now PS Music & I'm not sure if it's because we are more interested, or because they stick to one console (in this case it would be xbox, nothing else supports external hard drives).Is there Multiple files that play fine on the WD hdd won't play off of the Seagate.I'm scratching my head wondering what's up...I changed the partition back and forth from primary to logical Ps3 External Hard Drive Games If not, consider a cheap, powered USB hub.Message Edited by Pendrake on 07-07-2009 12:57 PM Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive [Edited] Options Mark Message

On the top select the following settings: (Partition Type: Primary), (File System: FAT32), and (Volume Label: ). 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 Make sure the... http://johnfladung.net/hard-drive/seagate-beeping-not-working.html Multiman can't scan the games. 01-21-2015,10:46 PM #7 hiddenleavez View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Forum Threads Apprentice Join Date Jan 2015 Posts 7 Likes 0 Liked 0 Times

The time now is 12:40 PM. If I plugged it directly into a laptop USB port, it worked fine. does anyone ones what i can do????But my ps3 does see my father's external usb, i even made a back up of my 40gb ps3. hit triangle?

Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: PS3 Does Not Detect External Hard Drive Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to At the bottom right hand corner of the screen, left click the green arrow in your icons list and select "Safely remove..." Once your computer tells you "XXX drive can now All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Originally Posted by iglooc00l Worked great for me, Using all 4.54TB as FAT32. 1.

United States Copyright © Apple Inc. my 60gb ps3 it had the yellow light of death problem. i texted my 2.5 1tb drive. You must instead go to DOWNLOAD.COM and search for "Swiss Knife".

Is the ps3 not able to detect hard drives higher than 500 gb? Today, 11:36 AM you don't need adhesive don't worry about that,, if you got stuck at the qa flag with black screen check your blu-ray ribbon cable,, oftne enough its that Enjoy having a large drive attached to the PS3. Last edited by joe5181; 01-20-2015 at 09:37 PM.

I do however use this drive with my PS3 and it works like a champ. Yeah unfortunately lots of gamers seem to know the answers much better than staff in game stores. I'm new! For a clean start I deleted all existing partitions w/ EaseUS Partition Master. 2.

I have a 1TB Seagate Expansion Hard Drive and it's been formatted to FAT32 but still can't get it to show up on the PS3. it should be there. [QUOTE="nuno_faria"] Try this: Hit triangle (options) --> show allVenzwhat you mean?