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iomega portable harddrive problem

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7y, 7m agoPosted 7 years, 7 months ago
My iomega 320gb portable harddrive has arrived, it works on the pc fine but wont read in any of of my dvd players with usb function, maybe its too powerful for them, andbody else had problems.
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7y, 7m agoPosted 7 years, 7 months ago
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#1
Probably NTFS formatted, needs to be FAT32
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Celticsun
Probably NTFS formatted, needs to be FAT32


Beat me to it, thats what I would have thought too!
#3
Thanks it is NTFS, ill format and try again, just checked only other option if exfat? with a maximum allocation of about 32 gb only?
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pughy2000
Thanks it is NTFS, ill format and try again, just checked only other option if exfat? with a maximum allocation of about 32 gb only?


Your using Vista Arent you?

Try and get a hold of an Program called Partition Magic, Max I have been able to do is 120GB drive with Fat 32, You may need to Partition the drive into 2 or even 3 segments of FAT32
#5
yes mate
1 Like #6
try using fat32format to format it , just google it
#7
thanks a lot ill try these suggestions, thanks for the fast replys
#8
fat32format program worked fine, works on both my dvd players now, thanks for your help
#9
pughy2000
fat32format program worked fine, works on both my dvd players now, thanks for your help


How much did you end up formatting as FAT?

Glad you got it sorted :thumbsup:
#10
glad it worked

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