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I've used a 320GB My Passport drive for the same job for a little while now with no problems, so I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. iftibashir 138,441 views 3:02 PS3 Doesn't Detect USB Drive - Duration: 3:15. lol Reply With Quote 03-04-2013,12:05 PM #10 Simonbuck View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Forum Threads Senior Member Join Date Nov 2011 Location Old People's Home Posts 2,349 Likes Guess the power supply of the USB port on the PS3 wasn't enough.Hey, Actually I'm having a problem with a My book Essential 2TB USB3 / USB2.Does your Essential is a have a peek here

I had tested it with Passport Essential 500GB, My Book 1TB, Sony Microvault Click 8GB, and Sandisk Cruzer Micro 16GB. Not Myself. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Adamsville - my thoughts were also about a lack of power.

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Remind me later Review A privacy reminder from YouTube, a Google company Skip navigation GBUploadSign inSearch Loading... tomepfi, Jun 26, 2011 djb45638 Noob Joined: Dec 20, 2006 Messages: 967 Date Posted: Jun 26, 2011 #3 Well it doesnt have an AC power source, so i believe its 2.5 Really starting to get pissed and about to just give up on upgrading my system.

  1. Joe Cybernut1 2014-04-21 06:45:09 UTC #10 My Ultra Slim drive has no encryption on it...but Joe_S may have a point about the max capacity of USB drives that PS3 can recognize.
  2. But if anyone else has any ideas they would be greatly appreciated.
  3. This is because its taking power from two USB ports instead of one.
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ghjkl 2014-04-22 16:38:13 UTC #15 The new drive works perfectly, as have previous drives. Sign in to report inappropriate content. I mean, how many people out there have got home with a bus only powered USB 2 drive only to find the power is inadequate. Wd My Passport Ultra 2tb Ps3 For assistance using one of these utilities, please contact the publisher of the software.

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 How To Format My Passport Ultra For Ps3 follow the instructions on the link please ShaggyRhino 2013-01-27 03:03:05 UTC #6 Just a quick question: is the PS3 firmware update in the links method, the same as the PS3's system USB Sticks work fine there... http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=3308 On doing a quick Google search I found, as I suspected several USB 3 drives have issues with PS3 -> http://www.ps3news.com/forums/ps3-help-support/usb-3-0-hdd-incompatible-ps3-help-126126-post452212.html#post452212 It appears, the solution might be to get a USB

Everything work right after I reformatted it to FAT32 using SwissKnife. How To Connect External Hard Drive To Ps3 WDC Support Downloads Knowledge Base Product Registration Warranty Services Contact Ask a Question Contact Support Feedback Other Sites MyCloud.com Online Learning Center CONNECT WD Blog © 2016 Western Digital Technologies, Inc. Working... We have had several of these threads now, and the main issues are hidden VCD partition or crap USB 3.0 cable. ★STATUS★MINVERCHK★DOWNGRADE★JAILBREAK★SKU's★ ★PPC+MD5★QUICK SWAP FW★MULTIMAN★IRISMANAGER★ Reply With Quote The Following 2

How To Format My Passport Ultra For Ps3

Joe Cybernut1 2014-04-20 19:13:12 UTC #7 I just tried my Passport Ultra Slim with my PS3 to test if I had a similar issue and yes, PS3 doesn't seem to recognize http://www.gamespot.com/forums/playstation-nation-1000002/ps3-not-picking-my-wd-passport-external-hard-drive-29307841/ This worked Psnpatch now shows "user 2(aa)" as a valid account. How To Connect My Passport Ultra To Ps3 Register %post-title% %post-type-info% View all search results 0 All Topics All Topics Get Help PS3 Support Reply Thread Options Subscribe to this Thread's RSS Feed Mark Thread as Wd My Passport Ultra Ps3 I have one last point: Its just possible that because of the design changes in the ultra vs elements, the ultra needs more power from the USB port compared to elements.

PS3 only recognizes 2.5 inch... navigate here Reply With Quote 07-19-2013,05:39 PM #9 johni View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Forum Threads Apprentice Join Date Mar 2008 Posts 17 Likes 0 Liked 1 Time in 1 Connect the USB cable to a USB port on your PS3. I'm new! Wd Passport Av

Last edited by italiano21; 03-04-2013 at 11:44 AM. This worked Psnpatch now shows "user 2(aa)" as a valid account. For more information about this limitation, please see USB Storage Device Support for Xbox 360 on Microsoft's website. Check This Out dalger21 mav_destroyerMember Since: September 29, 2005Posts: 3069mav_destroyerFollowForum Posts: 3069Followed by: 0Reviews: 3 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#7 Posted by mav_destroyer (3069 posts) - 4 years, 22 days ago are you using Windows

Archive Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT -5. Acronis True Image Wd Edition But looks like my best bet is to take it back to walmart and get an ugly fat external power source one but thanks for the help! howudoinreviews 465,403 views 27:44 How to Format a Hard Drive for Mac - Duration: 2:29.

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Last edited by profixit; 07-19-2013 at 08:33 PM. People don't understand what the WD security software is and just keep blurting out stuff about deleting some hidden partition, files etc. Log In My HDD my passport wont connect to my PS3 WD External Drives External Drives for Mac ShaggyRhino 2013-01-22 13:15:26 UTC #1 I recently bought a "WD My Passport 1TB" Http M Wikihow Com Add An External Hard Drive To A Playstation 3 trythesefirst 2013-01-27 12:48:18 UTC #7 I dont have a PS3 so i cant verify that if you want you can try to contact sony regarding the firmware update.

Sign in to make your opinion count. Yes What CFW are you running? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... this contact form Absolutely waste of money as the shop won't accept a refund on an opened item.

While it does not reformat or repartition the drive, it will create sixteen 1 GB files that it will use to store data in a proprietary format. what method was used to "hack" it?