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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/16/2017.

Open source ext3/4 file system driver for Windows


  • ext2/ext3 volume reading and writing
  • ext3 journal replay when mounting
  • various codepage: utf8, cp936, cp950 …
  • mountpoint automatical assignment
  • large inode size: 128, 256, …
  • large file size bigger than 4G
  • CIFS sharing over network
  • htree directory indexing
  • ext4 extent support
  • fast fsck (uninit_bg) and group block checksum support
  • up to 4G*blocksize volume: 16TB for 4K block
  • 64k block-size, support compatible to Linux ext4 and e2fsprogs
  • OS: 2k, xp, vista, server 2003/2008, win7


The uninstaller doesn’t work silently.

To install Ext2Fsd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ext2fsd

To upgrade Ext2Fsd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ext2fsd


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'ext2fsd'
      fileType               = 'exe'
      url                    = ''
      url64bit               = ''
      checksum               = '1546264153c2cf73d3119d3ce0db2d2302aac45a14596a00ead6e39cc72cc05e'
      checksum64             = '1546264153c2cf73d3119d3ce0db2d2302aac45a14596a00ead6e39cc72cc05e'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/VERYSILENT /NORESTART'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'ext2fsd*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'ext2fsd'
    $softwareNamePattern = 'ext2fsd*'
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName            = $packageName
        silentArgs             = "/VERYSILENT /NORESTART"
        fileType               = 'EXE'
        validExitCodes         = @(0)
        file                   = ''
    [array] $key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey $softwareNamePattern
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
        $key | % {
            $packageArgs.file = "$($_.UninstallString.Replace(' /x86=0', ''))"   #"C:\Program Files\OpenSSH\uninstall.exe" /x86=0
            Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
        Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
        Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
        Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
        Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
        $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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Software Author(s)

  • Matt


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ext2Fsd 0.68 555 Sunday, July 10, 2016 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.66 232 Wednesday, April 13, 2016 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.65 134 Sunday, April 10, 2016 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.64 182 Monday, April 4, 2016 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.63 255 Sunday, March 13, 2016 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.62 509 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.61 136 Monday, June 8, 2015 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.60 394 Monday, June 1, 2015 approved
Ext2Fsd 0.53 675 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 approved
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