on 28-04-2012 03:53 PM
I know what ya problem is......... its the hard drive hasit kept all your old existing backups you've done as ive got the same problem i know cause mine is a 320G external ive done loads of backups and only recently backed up 260G an its done it to me, my PC says its empty and my ps3 says therers about 20 summat gig left tried emptying recycle bin and numerous other things not figured it out yet considering re-formatting it, if you worked it out please help me too lol
on 29-04-2012 12:44 AM
This is an ancient thread, but anyway...
To format a drive over 32GB so that it can be read by a PS3 you will need a FAT32 converter for windows, or a Linux installation that can do it for you.
This tool will be able to format any volume to a format that can be read in the PS3. However make sure that the drive selected is your USB drive and not the PC Hard Disk!
on 30-04-2012 04:43 PM
Sorry guys, I forgot all about this thread but yes I did get round it.
Basically, strangeplaice is right. I got a shot of another external HDD, moved all of my existing data onto it and then formatted my original HDD with FAT32 convertor and then it worked fine. Moved all my old backups back onto it and now when I plug it in it tells me the correct GB remaining and would allow me to do another backup if I want.
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