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May 08 2014
By: seadogpirate Hekseville Citizen 361 posts
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Needing Help Upgrading the HDD on the PS4

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do i really need a usb stick with a fw update for the ps4 for a new hdd? if  so why aint it like the ps3 and the fw update is just automaticly found online? and do i have to format the usb stick in FAT32?

 

 

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Re: why do i gotta jump through hoops to upgade the hdd on the ps4?

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seadogpirate wrote:

do i really need a usb stick with a fw update for the ps4 for a new hdd? if  so why aint it like the ps3 and the fw update is just automaticly found online? and do i have to format the usb stick in FAT32?


Yes, and because the operating system is stored on the hard drive, not in the memory like on the original PS3's. 

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that sucks sony should have just left that part the same. so what folders do i need on a usb stick?

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When all else fails, follow the directions. 

 

 

http://us.playstation.com/support/systemupdates/ps4/index.htm#update-computer

 

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lol thank's. so would this hdd work with the ps4?http://www.amazon.com/HGST-Travelstar-2-5-Inch-Internal-0J28001/dp/B00EDIU5IW/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid...

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