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For drives smaller than 1 TB running Windows 2000 or XP, use the External USB/Firewire Fat32 Formatting Utility. but this passport was made to be powered from a usb plugin, how come my pc supplies enough power for it and the ps3 isn't? Initial Lack of power can't be remedied. I have reformatted it to FAT32 using "Acronis True Image WD edition" which was suggested by Western Digital's help support. http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-portable-hard-drive-not-working.php

i have in possession a 500GB WD "My Passport" USB3 drive. * i have formatted it to FAT32. * i have made two partitions formatted to FAT32 * i have triple-done Unlocked Nintendo Voice Chat IGN Anime Club more shows Fireteam Chat IGN Unfiltered Prepare to Try Keepin' It Reel IGN Plays IGN Originals Every Thrs at 12pm PT / 3pm ET 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? Comment below! https://community.wd.com/t/my-hdd-my-passport-wont-connect-to-my-ps3/20198

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i think your always going to have times were it may work, but for the most part will often fail. 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 This cable will allow enough power to get to the HDD from the PS3 and intern it should allow the PS3 to display your HDD.And that's it, this is how i

  1. Though there didn't appear to be anything else on the drive.
  2. 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.
  3. When I connect the drive the light on it flashes for a short while then remains on solidly, however it still doesn't appear on the PS3.
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  5. 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.

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ShaggyRhino 2013-01-25 12:52:50 UTC #4 Thanks for the advice but yes i have reformated it multiple times to FAT32 with a couple of different programs. I have tried both a logical and Wd Passport Av 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 THERE ANYWAY TO FIX PS3 SLIM... http://www.gamespot.com/forums/playstation-nation-1000002/ps3-not-picking-my-wd-passport-external-hard-drive-29307841/ There's no drive icon - that's the problem.

I also want to correct some missinformation out there. Swissknife Are you new here? Thanks for checking out my channel. Today, 06:33 AM has it been turned on and running at all after the "hack" ?

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leefiles 292,323 views 9:47 How to Format an External HDD to Fat32 (For Xbox 360 & PS3 Use) - Duration: 2:44. http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/PS3-Support/PS3-Does-Not-Detect-External-Hard-Drive/m-p/7563152 but neither seems to work. How To Format My Passport Ultra For Ps3 DAMN LVL 1 SPAMMERS AmnesiaHazeMember Since: November 17, 2008Posts: 5685AmnesiaHazeFollowForum Posts: 5685Followed by: 0Reviews: 13 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#12 Posted by AmnesiaHaze (5685 posts) - 3 years, 9 months ago[QUOTE="Bommer1"]Use mini Wd My Passport Ultra 2tb Ps3 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 no sign of my Dead Rising 2 or Wheels on the Bus discs yet either... have a peek at these guys PS3 only recognizes 2.5 inch... Related Threads Language: English Back to Top English Deutsch Español Français Italiano ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ Nederlands Polski Português Русский Türkçe اللغة العربية Looking for something else? Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose western digital my passport 2tb on airport extreme, ps3, xbox 360, pc, and mac fishmawsoup SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe123123 Loading... How To Connect External Hard Drive To Ps3

You'll have to format it to FAT32. 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. acguevara 208,271 views 10:05 WD Blue vs. check over here Need help Installing Yakuza 5...

If that's the case then I recommend dalger's solution and use third party software. Ps3 Ntfs Sign in 64 12 Don't like this video? Formatting a hard drive erases all of the data that is stored on that drive.

This will allow the PS3 to read the drive.

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Accepted Solution View Original Problem Solved View Original Post 04 /16 Rank thenextbutton Offline 87% 04 Rank Fat Princess Bearer Progress Send message Add contact thenextbutton Accepted Solution 03-07-2009 @ 10:17 Green - Best HDD for Gaming - Duration: 6:55. Are you new here? http://stickersweb.com/hard-drive/wd-1tb-portable-hard-drive-not-working.php Let me patch something too.

HD.it wasn't always like this though. 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 Thanks Wizer 2013-01-23 20:49:38 UTC #2 Try to reformatting the drive again on FAT32 and see if it works stoops206 2013-01-24 15:10:51 UTC #3 Im having the exact same issue. It may have not formatted correctly.

One gets recognized by the PS3 with no problems, and everything I got on it(Music, Videos, Pictures, etc.