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im trying to browse in windows an old harddisk that i got, but its a LVM patition. How can I see a partition that is ext3/4 or part of LVM partition in windows? Anyone can recommend on a tool?

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possible duplicate of Mount Ubuntu's partition on Windows 7 –  João Pinto Sep 6 '11 at 10:09
    
I am not sure if LVM is properly supported on any tool, anyway if it is, is at some of the tools listed on the previous question. –  João Pinto Sep 6 '11 at 10:10
    
That question (and answers) do not talk about LVM at all. –  enzotib Sep 6 '11 at 12:06
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http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2read/ can read LVM2'd EXT2/3/4 partitions.

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LVM is not supported on Windows. If you want to share partitions between Linux and windows, they need to be normal partitions, not LVM, and not windows dynamic disks either.

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Unsupported is a little strong, a driver doesn't exist is more accurate. There are extfs drivers for Windows and this opensource project actually has LVM support in it's TODO. ext2fsd.com. –  ppetraki Jan 11 '12 at 21:11
    
@ppetraki, unsupported is accurate because nobody supports LVM on Windows. LVM support is quite outside the scope of the ext2fsd project as well. –  psusi Jan 12 '12 at 4:14
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