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Using HDD for PC purposes - 10/30/2005 8:52:46 PM   
xGxUNITx

 

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I have sold my PC, but I still have my HDD.  Is there a way to use my PS2's HDD to store information from my PC?


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RE: Using HDD for PC purposes - 11/16/2005 4:34:23 AM   
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yes but you will need to format the PS2 HDD to NTFS or FAT32

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RE: Using HDD for PC purposes - 11/29/2005 12:35:13 PM   
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Emperor, that is exactly what i want to do.  I have no more use for my ps2 hdd and want to use it in my external hard drive case as a backup for my music, pics, vids etc.  However, i cannot get the pc to recognize the hdd when i have it in the case.  What do i need to do to get it to recognize it so that i can format it for use....thanks in advance for your help

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RE: Using HDD for PC purposes - 11/29/2005 2:56:14 PM   
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Try the drive inside your PC first before using the USB/IEEE1394a enclosure. You may need to get it partitioned/formatted before you can use it in the enclosure.

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