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Informations about the EXT2 filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .ext2 filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .ext2 file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.ext2 - EXT2 Filesystem Image

The EXT2 file is a Disk Image file, which is connected to the EXT2 Filesystem Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the EXT2 Filesystem Image (.ext2) files can be opened or converted with the help of Linux Kernel.

Format description:
EXT2 format description not yet available
Disk Image
Linux Kernel
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
EXT3 Filesystem Image
EXT4 Filesystem Image
UBI Filesystem Image

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .ext2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .ext2 extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .ext2 files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .ext2 file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .ext2 file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .ext2 file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .ext2 file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .ext2 extension

The .ext2 filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .ext2 files.

ext, extz

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .ext2 file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .ext2 extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Visual Studio .NET DB Project Extended Properties
Extron PCS Configuration Backup

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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