NicoVanDerDussen
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Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:16 am

Hi,

Is there a way to read data files from the EXT4 section of an SD card on Windows?

I found this article http://www.howtogeek.com/112888/3-ways- ... m-windows/

Obviously it is a high risk to write to EXT4 from Windows.

Thanks
Nico
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Re: Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:25 am

Reading my own message, I saw the key question fell away:

What is the best way of reading the EXT4 section of an SD card?

Thanks
Nico
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Re: Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:29 am

NicoVanDerDussen wrote:What is the best way of reading the EXT4 section of an SD card?
Use a Linux system, or a PC running from a Live Linux CD.
Or a Windows system running Linux in a VM

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Re: Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:37 am

rpdom wrote:
NicoVanDerDussen wrote:What is the best way of reading the EXT4 section of an SD card?
Use a Linux system, or a PC running from a Live Linux CD.
Or a Windows system running Linux in a VM
Or use a Raspberry Pi running another copy of Raspbian with the SDCard mounted in a USB reader.
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Re: Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

DougieLawson wrote:
rpdom wrote:
NicoVanDerDussen wrote:What is the best way of reading the EXT4 section of an SD card?
Use a Linux system, or a PC running from a Live Linux CD.
Or a Windows system running Linux in a VM
Or use a Raspberry Pi running another copy of Raspbian with the SDCard mounted in a USB reader.
The Raspberry Pi is a Linux system :)
(assuming it is running Raspbian or another Linux OS)

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Re: Reading EXT4 on Windows 8

Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:16 pm

I like Ext2Explore (Ext2Read). This is a read-only tool. So, no problem about corruptions.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2read/

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