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    partition data handeling


    i know that it is possible to copy files through linux
    from windows partition to linux partition and vise versa
    is it possible to copy files through windows?
    if it is which program is the one i should use?

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    Excactly what are your question here?
    Copy to from where?

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    I believe swemic is asking how to copy files from Linux while in Windows. That right swemic? If so:

    There may be a program out there that will do it but if there is, I'm not aware of it. If your Windows is on fat 32 you can copy, paste and write to Windows from Linux all day long, however it is inadvisable to try to write to your Windows from Linux if your Windows is formatted with NTFS. You can copy from Windows to Linux while in Linux if your Windows is NTFS though.

    The easy way to do what you're wanting is to create a fat32 partition on your drive that you can keep or move files to and from between the two OS's. I strongly advise having all files you move into or out of a fat32 partition backed up somewhere else, either on NTFS or Linux partitions. I once lost half a years worth of Daily and Weekly Radio Logs while transferring them from a fat32 partition to ReiserFS. POOF! gone forever thanks to fat32. I have learned...
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    Nope, was not me who started the thread
    Did just not get his question. Was kind of recusivly asked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swemic
    Nope, was not me who started the thread
    Did just not get his question. Was kind of recusivly asked.
    Sorry, I didn't look well enough while responding. I now see Urielnam asked.
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    However, this tool Explore2fs is quite good to access Ext2 & Ext3 filesystem from within Windows, but STRONGLY not advisible to write into those partitions, but good enough to get files from your Linux partitions into Windows partitions.

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    well first of all thanks for the help
    second, i do not wish to write to the linux partition i wish to copy some of my files from there

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