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I know that linux can be used to view window files as it can support the file formats supported by windows but is there any way to do the reverse??? Is there a way to access linux files from windows..........i've heard about linux reader but it supports only ext3,ext2 file formats as i have ext4.
You need to look into setting up a Samba server on your Linux box. This allows you to (as I have done at home) set up a mapped network drive in Windows Explorer to your Linux filesystem and treat it as simply another drive in Windows.
The OP appears to be talking about a dual boot machine so there is no remote machine to access via samba or sftp when windows is running.
Explore2fs or colinux (as mentioned in the link from post 2) are therefore the options available. Explore2fs website does not mention ext4 so that might be the problem with post 4.
It is possible to modify an existing distribution to also boot as colinux (ie run linux from under windows when you want to get to the files) but I can't find the documentation. It must be on their website somewhere as I have done it once. It might take a little time and some reading though!
Perhaps the best solution is not to run windows, but then that isn't always possible for everyone!
dmachop, would you put [SOLVED] in your op topic title to let us know that it's fixed? i dropped by and found you'd arrived at a solution. it will also let anyone else with a similar problem know that there is a fix.