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FAT32 and still not recognised by xbox

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December 21, 2010 11:49:22 PM

Hello,
I have been having trouble connecting my external hard drive to my xbox, I have formatted it to FAT32 but the xbox still won't recognise it. Is there any solution to this or is my hard drive just pants?
Thanx for any help

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January 19, 2011 5:40:25 PM

i thought fat32 was only used on PS3. Doesn't xbox use NTFS?
January 19, 2011 9:21:39 PM

They both use FAT32. It could be the size of your external. The Xbox 360 only supports 16 GB per USB slot. I believe you can get around this limitation by partitioning your hard drive but that goes into unfamiliar territory for me. Try a USB drive that is 16 GB and below and see if it is a problem with your hard drive or 360.
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