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Loading... Joe_S 2014-04-19 19:32:42 UTC #6 Also some drives that use a password have a virtual CD on the drive's hardware  which cause problems with connection even if you don't set the 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? 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 Source

This will wipe all the data on your ps3 though so you'll want to back up saved game data before doing this. Published on May 28, 2013Got my new 2tb and reformatting in fat32. But if anyone else has any ideas they would be greatly appreciated. Very cross with WD about this.  jubei04 2014-04-19 17:46:46 UTC #4 Hi ghjkl, not supported doesn't mean that it wont work, but I recommend you to check the Sony support page

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I have reformated the drive to FAT32 and laid out the file structure in the required PS3, VIDEO, MUSIC, PICTURE, way, I have even tried using a powered USB hub in Comment below! Your mileage may vary. Converted a 1TB drive in seconds and yes, you won't get the full drive size back but then that's a major factor in fat32 being dropped as a prefered format in

My Slim drive is 2TB. I would recommend the WD Passport AV in this case as it has been tested for compatibility with the Sony PlayStation 3. Try formatting it without a partition with GUIformat. Acronis True Image Wd Edition Turn on the PS3.

But please note that I didnt install any of the software that the "WD 1TB My Passport" comes with, when I first got the device. The overheads in the file allocation table get silly at larger sizes and that's before you start considering minimum block sizes which will affectstorage space a lot if you intend to If your intent is to backup your PS3, you'll either have to deal with it or get some other external hard drive. http://www.gamespot.com/forums/playstation-nation-1000002/ps3-not-picking-my-wd-passport-external-hard-drive-29307841/ IGN Boards Boards > Gaming > PlayStation Lobby > Western Digital External HDD not working with PS3 > Western Digital External HDD not working with PS3 Discussion in 'PlayStation Lobby' started

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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 PS3 does not read a USB device with GPT even though in the table all the partitions are FAT32. How To Format My Passport Ultra For Ps3 I moved about 4gb of music and 2gb of pics, but the bulk of memory was taken up by installs, saves and demos etc - none of which you can put Wd My Passport Ultra 2tb Ps3 Join us for a few days sleep-deprived fun.

and btw, the virtual CD partition is dynamically provided to the OS by the firmware. http://codebuz.com/hard-drive/wd-portable-hard-drive-not-working-with-windows-7.html But looks like my best bet is to take it back to walmart and get an ugly fat external power source one but thanks for the help! It seems odd to me that an Elements would work and the Ultra wouldn't, when they are both USB3.0 and 1TB in size. Some devices, such as a Western Digital (WD) external hard drive, can be connected directly to the PS3 through the USB ports located on the front of the device. How To Connect External Hard Drive To Ps3

After countless hour of research and re-formatting I finally got my HDD to work on my PS3. Any advice would be much appreciated.  JStaff 2014-04-18 19:38:04 UTC #2 ghjkl, Please bear in mind that the WD Passport Ultra was designed with computers in mind, and optimized with encryption your problem is that the "My Passport" crap won't show up What is "shown up" the HDD icon, USB Device What is "My Passport" A folder on both partitions or the have a peek here Is this not the case?

When I listen closely to it I can hear the disk inside start to power up and then die down, when it starts to die down again you can hear a Ps3 Ntfs You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. ghjkl 2014-04-20 21:39:25 UTC #8 I did try with a powered hub but no success, other drives did work through the hub but not the Ultra I am hopefully going to

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THATCRAZYGUY 71,090 views 2:55 WD my Passport external hard drive Set Up Guide for Mac - Duration: 10:05. 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 ShaggyRhino 2013-02-09 01:23:54 UTC #10 Finely Success. Fat32 Formatter The Tech Loft 106,207 views 3:15 How to Format 1tb Hard Drive for PS3 - Duration: 2:55.

Now, all my USB devices that I listed above are detected by PS3 directly, no USB hub required. I've got the WD Elements 1TB Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0/2.0 - Black from Amazon, and it's just not getting recognised by my PS3 at all. play latest Monday through Friday Daily Fix Massive Battlefield 1 Patch Details play latest Trailers Reviews PS4 Xbox PC Wii U Movies TV VR Boards Recent Activity Search Boards Search titles http://codebuz.com/hard-drive/wd-portable-hard-drive-not-working-mac.html This will only be effective if you are playing on a PS3 with more than 40gb.

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I have formatted it to fat32 for the last 12 hours over and over and my ps3 will not find it. Problem is FAT32 has a file size limit of 3GB. RCFProd - i tried disconnecting the TRUEBLUE2 dongle and have ONLY the "My Passport" connected to any of the two usb slots - still did not show up.