Access Ext3 From Windows
It is possible to access all your Linux files from within Windows 7.
There are a couple of free tools that allow you to access Linux partitions in Windows.
Diskinternals Linux Reader
This is a free Linux reader for Windows. It allows you to read/access files from the following partitions – Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, ReiserFS, HFS, HFS+, FAT, vFAT, and NTFS.
- Protects from data corruption – Provides for read-only access and does not allow you to make records in file system partitions.
- An in-built preview panel to view your images (pictures).
- Use common Windows Explorer for extracting data.
- Support for multiple file systems – Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, ReiserFS, HFS(+), (v)FAT, and NTFS.
You can download the free Linux reader for Windows from Disk Internals website.