Accessing Linux Files from Windows Using Ext2fsd

If you dual boot with Windows and Linux, and have data spread across different partitions on Linux and Windows, you should be really in for some issues.

The most used are mainly the combination of Microsoft Windows and Ubuntu .

If Ubuntu has no problems recognizing the partitions, for example, if we saved a file in Windows can restore it without going to problems since it supports all Linux partitions including NTFS.

The problem comes when we are using Microsoft Windows and we want to see a file on Ubuntu we do not view it as the OS does not recognize Linux partitions ext3 / ext4 .

To solve this problem we can use a simple application called Ext2Fsd with which it will be recognized from Windows partitions for Linux.

What Is Extfsd ?

Ext2fsd is one of the oldest projects in this area. It allows access from Windows to ext2 filesystems and can be downloaded from sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd for Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 , It installs as a filesystem driver, not as a regular application.

Which allows us to read and write to Linux partitions Ext2 / Ext3 / ext4 . With Ext2Fsd we can access any Linux partition on our hard disk or external drive as if it were a normal partition for Windows NTFS or FAT .

The Application Ext2Fsd is a freeware. Download From Sourceforge.net

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