How do I fix an unrecognized flash drive?

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How do I fix an unrecognized flash drive?

Fix related error on the USB drive and make it recognized:

  1. Recover files and format RAW USB.
  2. Update unallocated USB drivers and create a new volume.
  3. Change the USB drive letter.
  4. Check USB port, change USB connection.
  5. If none of the above fixes work, take USB to a local device repair center for manual repair.

Can you save PS3 games on a flash drive?

Backing up to USB Navigate to Game on the XMB, then move down to Saved Data Utility (PS3). Select it, then move down to the game you want to backup the saves for. Press triangle on your controller and select the Copy option. Choose USB Device, and your game will be backed up to your external drive.

Can you store PS3 games on USB?

You can’t install games on external USB drives. Games will only run off of the internal hard drive. You can replace the internal hard drive. It will take any standard SATA 2.5″ (laptop-sized) drive.

How do I put PS3 games on a flash drive?

Plug in your USB drive, and from the Games menu, go to your game saves. Find the game you want to transfer and hit the Options button. If you don’t see the option, it’s likely that the game is license-protected. If you do, hit “Copy” and move it to your flash drive.

Why does my PS3 not recognize a USB drive?

Read on the net that Sandisk has their own formatting or something that could cause the PS3 not to recognize it. So I tried a store-brand 8gb USB, same deal didn’t recognize it. Some people on the internet say PS3 will only recognize FAT32 formatted devices so that led to my next try.

Can a PS3 read a NTFS USB drive?

Here’s the answer: The USB drive is NTFS. And PS3 can only read USB drive in FAT32. To solve this problem, you need to convert the USB drive from NTFS to FAT32. In this guide, we have listed 3 simple methods.

Can you play a thumb drive on a PS3?

Hello All, I’m trying to play movies on my PS3 through either a USB Thumb Drive or USB-powered external hard drive and am having no luck with the PS3 recognizing either. I have done some research on the net and can’t get anything to work.

How big of a USB drive do you need for a PS3?

I know the hub connection on the PS3 works, I use thm to connect my controllers, and tried an standard 8 GB Sandisk. It was detected no problem (didn’t use this one because the PS3 told me i needed at least 22 GB). I have an original PS3, the really big one with four USB ports, 60 GB internal storage, and full backwards compatibility.

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