Is there any program that is totally equivalent to fsck for ext2/3/4 partitions and runs in Windows?

I need it to scan & repair my Android phone's sd-ext partition on SD. I also know that Windows only mounts the firts partition on a removable drive. I need the utility to scan the second partition on the SD card, like /dev/mmcblk0p2 on my Linux laptop

  • The "correct answer" mark should probably be moved to the other answer, that answers the specific question of "fcsk on Windows", without using a LiveCD.
    – AzP
    Oct 20 '18 at 9:36

I didn't hear about fsck for windows, but you may download any LiveCD image of linux, make the bootable CD or usb flash disk (you may download the Windows version of Live USB creator here)

  • +1 because I did this in the meantime. Running the live distro on Virtualbox didn't work because VB has some troubles sharing some USB devices, including USB to micro SD adapters Oct 7 '12 at 16:49
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    This VirtualBox issue is not related to your question :)
    – Serge
    Oct 7 '12 at 17:02

Ext2Fsd is an ext* file system driver for Windows , gpl2 license and FREE, support a lot of features that you can find in fsck , here is the link to check http://www.ext2fsd.com/

  • Whoa! I didn't remember that ext2fsd includes an fsck wrapper too. I'll try it ASAP. Thanks Oct 7 '12 at 16:51
  • it only seems support so called "fast fsck" which should better be named "journal replay" for transactional ext3/4, seems support nothing for ext2 :-( Dec 22 '12 at 10:12
  • This should be marked as the "correct answer" since it is actually what the poster asked for.
    – AzP
    Oct 20 '18 at 9:33
  • I was looking for the same question & right after reading your answer I opened Ext2fsd but I couldn't found 'fsck' feature. Could you please help? I tried up looking to official website that doesn't exist too. May 10 '19 at 16:06

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