Toshiba Canvio HDT is not working with 2.0 usb?

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Hello,
strange problems here with my external HD :

while working fine with 3.0 usb port, like on MAC or ps4 , it s not recognized in ps3 and tv (haier) .
i assume that the problem is the 2.0 usb port because the problem happens only when the light is white. with mac or ps4 the light is blue .
when connected to tv or ps3 the HD seems to be working though.

of course, it s FAT32 (it wouldn t work on ps4 otherwise)
any guess?

thank you in advance

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What is your question? USB is backwards compatible, yes. Its throughput will be degraded, but still working. I agree with your first guess, it is a disk format issue!
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From here, I believe it is all about what FORMAT the disk is in. Not all devices can read all formats.
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You mean format like FAT32? The HDD is like that.
Which is strange that it doesn t work on ps3 (but it works on ps4): ps4-ps3 can read only FAT32 format after all.
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The Ps3 is USB2 (port). The PS4 is USB3 (port). Your device is USB3 (device). Device works on PS4, but not PS3?

Once again, USB3 port can accept a USB2 device. A USB2 port cannot accept a USB3 device.
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Got it. then there s no solution with changing the HDD cable , the problem is the HDD itself .
Very unfortunate

Thank you very much
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NOt the drive, the version of the drive. Sorry.
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