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Old 04-17-2004, 06:38 PM   #1
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how do i show my ext3 drive in windows xp

i am sure this question has been asked
but i am an idiot at that search i never get the response i want

so i will just ask agian

how do i get my ext3 linux drive to show up in windowsxp

i dual boot linux and winxp
but i just recently moved all my audio and files to ext3
and i want to be able to see them in windows xp
but when i go to device managment in administartive tools its says unknown partition type

thanks for any help
Old 04-17-2004, 06:43 PM   #2
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i am not sure if it is possible to do so..

though u can use softwares like explore2fs to move about in the filesystem and copy the required file to your windows partition
Old 04-17-2004, 06:46 PM   #3
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I think you want this:

Of course, you have to pay for it, but if you are using Windows what do you expect - software for free?

Old 04-17-2004, 06:47 PM   #4
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i got a driver from some site
and now i can see all my files with read support

a little googaling answered my question

for anybody else that would like to know

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