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Old 07-29-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
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How to access Access root(/) hard drive attached in Windows XP machine


Dear Gurus
I have one hard drive that in which linux is installed, and now i have attached that harddrive in windows xp machine and now i have to access that data in my /(root) partition in windows xp .please tell me the windows base(freeware) tool to access the EXT2,EXT3 partition in windows xp machine.

thanks Waiting.
 
Old 07-29-2008, 12:29 PM   #2
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Dear Gurus
I have one hard drive that in which linux is installed, and now i have attached that harddrive in windows xp machine and now i have to access that data in my /(root) partition in windows xp .please tell me the windows base(freeware) tool to access the EXT2,EXT3 partition in windows xp machine.

thanks Waiting.
"Waiting"? Sorry we couldn't get to you sooner....

A Google search turns up http://www.fs-driver.org/ as the first hit. Did you try that, instead of "Waiting"???
 
Old 07-29-2008, 12:52 PM   #3
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Great TB0ne
Thanks yes i have the tools that access Ext2 in windows.You are also alright that google comes it true by searching it.these are two links that has freeware tools to acces the ext2 partition in xp.

http://www.diskinternals.com/linux-reader/
http://www.fs-driver.org/
 
  


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