External Hradrive fail

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mpila - Feb 1, 2010 at 06:38 AM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Feb 1, 2010 at 04:12 PM
Hello,
i recently purchase a 1.5TB Iomega external Hardrive. The harddrive works fine on my PC but it would not pick up on my PS3, please could you tell me why is this happening and how can i fix it
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,833
Feb 1, 2010 at 04:12 PM
The PS3 can only read FAT32 formatted partitions. The maximum size of any file is 4GB in FAT32.
Windows XP can only format FAT 32 partitions of up to 32GB. This link is for a partition program that can format FAT32 up to 500GB - so you will need 3 partitions on your drive:
http://www.compuapps.com/download/Swissknife/swissknife.htm

You might also be able to use this partition manager to get the 3 partitions:

https://download.cnet.com/EaseUS-Partition-Master-Free-Edition/3000-2248_4-10863346.html?tag=mncol%3Bpop&cdlPid=10898593

Good Luck
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