So yesterday, the worst thing that could happen did.
I was browsing my external NTFS formatted 200 GB hard drive.
I get to my anime folder and once I click it, the computer tells me that this folder is invalid and corruput.
So I think...what the hell.
And start checking all the other folders on the drive.
Now, EVERY single folder is "corrupt".
<insert cursing and hammers to the computer case in pure hatred and anger>
So I go in and backup all the data using getbackdata ntfs and all is good.
I have my data backed up on another drive (all of it....everything was recoverable)
So I go in disk manage in Windows XP and guess what...
I found out that that drive doesn't have a filesystem associated with it.
That means, all of a sudden, while browsing through that hard drive, the filesystem suddenly dissapeared????
What the hell?
Filesystem's don't just dissappear. It's like magically removing carpet in a room. You don't move it unless there isn't anything on top of it...
So I just reformatted the drive to NTFS..again.
I still don't know why the hell that happened.