[ubuntu-users] NTFS buggy under Ubuntu

Ray Parrish crp at cmc.net
Tue Jan 27 10:26:07 UTC 2009

> It's been a while so I am now asking. I want to take a currently
>> formatted NTFS hard drive and format it as ext3.  What provisions if any
>> are needed to ensure that XP machines can access the share(s) on the
>> newly formatted drive.
There is a driver for Windows that allows it to access ext2 and ext3 
Linux drives just as if they were Windows volumes. All programs in 
Windows will be able to access these file systems after installation of 
this driver [including viruses, so I don't use it personally 8-)]. Get 
it here -


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