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I have an external hard drive that was used on a linux system to store a bunch of data. I no longer have access to that linux system any more but would like to view the files on a Windows machine. Is there a way to view these files without the use of a virtual machine, or booting into a linux distro?

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What filesystem is used on the external HDD? –  mpy Oct 20 '13 at 7:18

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Linux File Systems Are Different from Windows And You Cant Reach them in Windows Explorer You Can Use These Softwares:

Freeware Linux Reader for Windows Get access to any files from Windows!


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