Updating games for ps3
If you still want to make the drive useful, you can buy an external drive enclosure to make it into a portable storage device.
As you may be aware, some customers have been unable to connect to the Play Station Network today.
You will need a Phillips-head screwdriver to complete this part of the installation process.
The PS3 owner's manual also includes step-by-step details on how to replace the hard drive, in case you need more instructions.
As mentioned above, Please be advised that the new slim PS3 is not affected with this error.
We believe we have identified that this problem is being caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated in the system.Once you have your upgrade drive, the next step is to back up the data on your current PS3 hard drive to an external storage unit.You can skip this step if you aren't attached to your music, videos, and game saves, but most of us will probably want to save all that information.Errors include: We hope to resolve this problem within the next 24 hours.In the meantime, if you have a model other than the new slim PS3, we advise that you do not use your PS3 system, as doing so may result in errors in some functionality, such as recording obtained trophies, and not being able to restore certain data.
If you have an external hard drive that's formatted in NTFS, you can use the Disk Management utility in Windows to reformat the drive, but you'll need to create partitions on large external hard drives because Windows can only do FAT32 on drives 32GB or smaller.