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Old 03-30-2012, 02:44 AM   #1  
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Default WD HD 2tb playing Movies on TV

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i just bought a WD My Book Essential 3.0 2 TB External Hard Drive (USB 3.0/2.0). i have formateed to fat32 and added some movies that i no work on another pendrive i have when i play them on the TV via usb. I transferred these movies to my WD HD and the TV finds the movies and displays the names, but when i hit play i get an unsupported format message?

Can anyone help?



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First, there is a file size limit for FAT32 formatted disks which will interfere with large video files. Your best bet is going to be to format using NTFS rather than FAT32.

Second, make sure the files you are trying to play is supported by the WD player. The WD players support most all of the video file types, but not all of them.

Third, you could get software that will tell you the particulars of the media files. Mediainfo. That information could give a clue.
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