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11 Jun 2011
By ELL3000

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PS3 won't recognise external hdd

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I'm trying to back up my 80gb but when I go thru all the options on Backup Utility it says to connect storage device even tho it's connected. The drive works fine so what am I missing? Is it a format issue or do I need to add folders to the drive like you do when you update via usb?

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Is the external drive formatted in Fat32?
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use this, its way easier than swissknife

http://tokiwa.qee.jp/EN/Fat32Formatter/

u just select ur drive from the drop down menu and click in the big square box and then tick quick format and in blink of an eye its done.
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Did you make sure you connected the hard drive before you turned the console on since it can be kind of fussy about these things.

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