Jan 28 2013
By: M3thodFud First Son 13 posts
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PS3 Hard Drive Question

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Alright, so I just ordered a new hard drive for my PS3, but I just want to know a simple answer on a simple question. Once I have the Hard drive formatted to FAT32 and the OS installed on the new harddrive, can I still use the old one on the PS3 as well, as i don't plan on using the old one for anyhting else besides collecting dust? I don't plan on transferring any of my data to my new hard drive as i hardly play my older games, but if i wanted to play an old game just for the hell of it, could i just swap the old one with the new one temporarily just so i can play the old game for a little? Then when I'm done, just go back to the new hard drive? I don't see why I can't do that, as it is still the same, exact PS3 console. But I'm just curious, as I may be wrong haha! I think it would be quite silly though if i wouldn't be able to use the old one on the PS3 still. If anyone needs meto try to clarify things, just ask.

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Jan 28, 2013

Yes as long as you're using the same console the HDD came from you can do that. The HDD only reformats if you put it in a different system.

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Thank You! That's what i figured, I just wasn't 100% positive and wanted to be reassured haha!
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