i need help installing booting software , i just changed the hardrive
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help, I have the update file on my usb, I just changed my hardrive to a 2TB one,a nd its not recognizing the software on the usb I plug in, ive tried 2 different usbs, what do I do??
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redokami wrote:

help, I have the update file on my usb, I just changed my hardrive to a 2TB one,a nd its not recognizing the software on the usb I plug in, ive tried 2 different usbs, what do I do??


Are the thumbdrives formatted using a FAT filesystem, and did you put the files in a PS4\UPDATE folder?
Posted 1/20/17 , edited 1/20/17

redokami wrote:

help, I have the update file on my usb, I just changed my hardrive to a 2TB one,a nd its not recognizing the software on the usb I plug in, ive tried 2 different usbs, what do I do??


Have you made sure that your USB stick is formatted to FAT32? The PS4 isn't going to recognize it any other way. Plus, you have to ensure that you have the system software in the correct folder (UPDATE).

If you've done this already, let me know. I've installed far too many new hard drives on PS4s/PS3s in my time.

Edit: Dang, eyeofpain beat me to it. Aha... I'm sure between the two of us we can figure it out.
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ok I got it, finally , lol
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