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Re: Unable to get external Hard Drive to work

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Aspirant
Aspirant

Unable to get external Hard Drive to work. WD 2 terabit. Thumbdrive working fine 1 Terabit. Does Arlo not like something in the 2 t range?? Drive hust will not format using the Arlo format. When format on anotehr oc it formats fine but when I put it on arlo just will not store the data?? Any thoughts??


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Guru Guru
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Hard drives may have compatibility issues. Thumb drives are highly recommended since they are small and much easier to install and remove. 16-32GB thumb drives are generally plenty sufficient. Use bigger or smaller according to your needs.

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Guru Guru
Guru

Hard drives may have compatibility issues. Thumb drives are highly recommended since they are small and much easier to install and remove. 16-32GB thumb drives are generally plenty sufficient. Use bigger or smaller according to your needs.

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Aspirant
Aspirant

thought it might be something like that. Thanks for quick response.

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Aspirant
Aspirant

Answer took care of problem. Used thumb drive and all is good. Thanks

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Virtuoso
Virtuoso

Format it to FAT32 on a computer first.

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Guru Guru
Guru

You can also format using the base's interface.  I recently put a thumb drive in a Pro base that had been formatted on a computer and it still wanted me to format it using the interface.  No idea why.