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    iomega portable harddrive problem

    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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    Probably NTFS formatted, needs to be FAT32

    Celticsun;5465714

    Probably NTFS formatted, needs to be FAT32



    Beat me to it, thats what I would have thought too!

    Original Poster

    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?

    pughy2000;5465743

    Thanks it is NTFS, ill format and try again, just checked only other … 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

    Original Poster

    yes mate

    try using fat32format to format it , just google it

    Original Poster

    thanks a lot ill try these suggestions, thanks for the fast replys

    Original Poster

    fat32format program worked fine, works on both my dvd players now, thanks for your help

    pughy2000;5466083

    fat32format program worked fine, works on both my dvd players now, thanks … 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:

    glad it worked
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