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I upgraded my ps4 hard drive to a 1tb hard drive.I am trying to back up my save on to a 64gb usb drive. The ps4 says usb not connected,but it is.

I know that the ps4 only reads fat32, but how do I format a 64gb in the first place in windows 7?
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post #2 of 8
rightclick on the drive in my computer press format pick Fat32

if that doesn't give the option you can allways still do it from administrative tools > computer management > storage > disk management
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Can the ps4 recognize exfat?
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post #4 of 8
not sure but don't think so i know the ps3 can't so i'm going to guess the ps4 can't either
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I went to disk management and all I got was an option to format in ntfs or exfat.
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post #6 of 8
do exfat it apparently works with the ps4 but not ps3 and someone said to use 32768 kilobytes as a max limit for the format setting since higher seems to give issues with the ps4
Edited by Cyb3r - 10/1/16 at 3:18pm
post #7 of 8
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I figured it out, the usb drive has sliding cover that is blocking from going all the way in.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/pny-elite-x-64gb-usb-3-0-flash-drive-silver/5387027.p?skuId=5387027


How I take the sliding cover off?
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Got it solved. I am using an usb externsion. Thanks all.
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