This is a guide to access your Linux partitions (ext2 or ext3) from your windows Vista, if you are using XP read this.

First Download the FS-Driver from its webpage.

Once you have on your Vista disk, right click on it and select compatibility for XP Service Pack 2 as shown on this picture. compatibility_XP

Then double click on the installer and click on run.

run the installer

Allow it to run.

Allow it to run

Follow the next screens as shown below.

Installing FS-Driver

Accept the license

Installing FS-Driver

Enable large file suppport

Installing FS-Driver

Select a letter for your extX drive

Installing FS-Driver

Installing FS-Driver

Installing FS-Driver

And now reboot your Vista and you are done.

Installing FS-Driver

Update jan-17-2009

Thanks to Jakob, we have this other option now:

ext2fsd, I have not tried it, so please post your experiences about it.