Ive just converted a 64Gb USB Flash Memory from NTFS to Fat32, as far as im aware the conversion was successful confirmed by Disk Management and im still able to acheive 64GB space.
Im wanting to use the flash drive on the PS3, i know the PS3 will accept AVI files and MP4 files. The files range from home videos, movies and TV. some of the files will play but some wont, they are either not supported, no file in folders and file corrupt, but when I use my another 8Gb flash memory I have no problem watching any of those files types. Ive also used Format Factory to convert back and forth.
The flash drives packaging says USB flash memory but on PS3 it says USB flash disk, im sure that shouldn't make any difference.
Has any one got any idea where I have went wrong?
I converted the new flash drive from NTFS to Fat32 before any data was added.
After i added 8.6GB data, the files i added on top of the 8.6GB came up corrupt, not supported or no files in folder.
Now i moved files back to PC and formatted the flash drive again using HP USB disk storage format tool that i used originally and added the files i tried earlier on top of the 8.6 GB the ones that showed that they were not supported, or corrupted etc are now playing.
Even though the conversion looks successful it only allowing me to have a total of 8.6GB unless im wrong.
Im going to continue adding different files to the ones i added earlier till i reach the 8.6GB mark to if im capped are not
The Flash drive is brand new, no more than 3 days old, bought from the web, its a Toshiba USB Flash Memory 64GB but when inserted to PS3 its shows as USb Device (flash Disk)
Ive just scanned the drive to fix errors, errors have been found and put into a file/folder but the file/folder does not show up on PC only on PS3 and PS3 wont allow me to delete it.
I transfered different files last night all ending with the file xtension .avi but once again when I reach up to 8GB and add more .avi files the additional files show on PS3 as corrupted.
My brother also confirmed earlier that he converted from NTFS to exFAT and ive converted from exFAt to FAT32, could the multiple conversions totaly corrupt the drive? or could it be that all drive manufacturers are wanting the general public to move and stay with NTFS and have set limitations on GB size to any one converting to an older FS such as minimising lower GB space. I dont know, just a thought!!
What i am thinking of doing is converting back to NTFS then convert to FAT32?