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By MARKOZD15, Senior Member on 24th June 2014, 02:16 PM
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Hello!

Is there any tool for windows 7 to extract, read, write EXT4 or .SIN files? Tried ext2extract tool but it can only extract, I need something that can read/write, anyway to do it? Or should I install linux for that?

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24th June 2014, 04:20 PM |#2  
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You can dump the system.sin (and other .sin files) to .ext4 using flashtool
Then you can use ext2explorer to read and extract individual files.

If you want to write a .sin....that going to be difficult. Unless you have signatures from Sony you wont be able to do it.
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You can dump the system.sin (and other .sin files) to .ext4 using flashtool
Then you can use ext2explorer to read and extract individual files.

If you want to write a .sin....that going to be difficult. Unless you have signatures from Sony you wont be able to do it.

Hmm.. I need something to write EXT4, it's easy to extract it, how can I repack EXT4?

Yeah, i know that
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What is it you want to do? If I knew what your goal was I could suggest something

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What is it you want to do? If I knew what your goal was I could suggest something

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I'm trying to make prerooted FTF with preinstalled dual recovery, is that possible?
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No, this is what you need
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2307311

FTF's cannot be pre rooted or have anything added to them, unless you work for Sony and have their security keys
you need a pre rooted .zip file
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