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04 Jul 2011   #1

windows 7 x86
Linux drive on windows 7...

Hello all ... best wishes to you.
I have a problem on my windows. I never installed linux on the same laptop. so that there is a dual boot to linux and to windows.
nah ... i found that linux can read windows partition ..
whereas when I enter (boot) on my windows can not access the linux partition as drive ...

can someone help me ..? thanks in advance

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04 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Hello. Windows can't read linux partitions,but Linux can read Windows.
If you want to read something from Linux partition using Windows,try this tool,it should help you.
Download Ext2Read from
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