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How can I delete one file from Ubuntu using Windows. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 but I have some issues witch I can't solve without deleting or changing one file, but every time I boot Ubuntu my mouse stop working and my keyboard goes crazy, it just repeating to write one character.

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was is installed using wubi? –  Nickolas Jun 22 '12 at 18:31
    
no, it's regular installation –  Alen Jun 22 '12 at 18:37
    
It would be interesting to know what file you want to delete. –  arochester Jun 22 '12 at 19:01
    
well, deleting was just an option, I needed to change /etc/default(irqbalance file, I needed to disable irqbalance because it made my keyboard and mouse to stop working –  Alen Jun 22 '12 at 19:11

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Try to install ext2fsd on windows. It will detect your ext3, ext4 drives of Ubuntu You can download it from http://www.ext2fsd.com/?page_id=16

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it seems that it doesn't recognise ext4. When I try to open partition ti says that volume is not formated –  Alen Jun 22 '12 at 18:34
    
it's ok, I fixed it. I needed to reboot and it worked –  Alen Jun 22 '12 at 19:09

I presume you are unable to access your Ubuntu system and are in need to delete some files to fix the issue?

An approach would be to access the Ubuntu partition from your system.here are some tools.

Explore2fs

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DiskInternals Linux Reader

Homepage

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Ext2read

Homepage

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If you installed Ubuntu using Wubi,you would easily locate the Ubuntu folder at your windows machine and delete them from there.

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