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How to Reformat PS4 Hard Drive for PC in Windows 10/8/7

Posted on Jan 24, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
Want to formatting old or used PS4 hard drive to use as external drive for PC? This page shows you how to reformat or format PS4 hard drive for Windows 10/8/7 PC step by step.

"I replaced the PS4 hard drive with an SSD on my laptop and I planned to reformat and use the old PS4 hard drive for my Windows 10 PC. But when I plugged the disk into my laptop, it just not showing up in my Windows Explorer. Then I go to Disk Management, the only option I have is to convert to a Dynamic Disk. So, is there nay other ways or software that can help to format old PS4 hard drive for Windows PC?"

What can help you format PS4 hard drive for Windows PC?

If you’re a PS4 player, sometimes you may replace or upgrade your PS4 hard drive with a newer or larger disk and want to use the old hard drive as an internal disk or external hard drive for your Windows PC to expand the storage space. At this moment, you need to reformat the PS4 hard drive to the right files system. 

But it is not an easy job because Windows built-in disk management tool usually cannot help you do it. Then a large number of users come to online forums and ask for help about how to format PS4 hard drive for Windows 10/8/7 PC. So, what will you need to format PS4 hard drive for Windows PC? Here we would like to introduce you EaseUS partition software. With the powerful and flexible formatting feature, the program can help you format PS4 hard drive for PC in Windows 10/8/7 with no hassle.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Steps to reformat PS4 hard drive for Windows 10/8/7 PC

Step 1. Connect PS4 hard drive to your computer, launch EaseUS partition tool, right-click the disk and choose "Format partition".

Choose Format partition option to format unreadable SD card

Step 2. A mini window pops out, on which you can edit the partition label and choose a file system such as FAT/FAT32, NTFS, EXT2/EXT3.

Choose file system to format unreadable SD card

Step 3. Click "Apply" to confirm to format PS4 hard drive for Windows 10/8/7 PC with ease.

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 Windows 10 is supported