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Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
Although remotely possible, it is highly unlikely. The most common cause of FS corruption is an unclean interruption of a write operation. A sudden shutdown or reboot - or a surprise removal of a USB storage. That is why you have to remove cleanly. A dodgy USB port can easily cause problems like this.
Thanks for the info.
Before it happened I was downloading a file from a fairly reputable organization via WiFi. So, the problem wasn't caused by a usb issue. I've downloaded files from there before without any problems.
I'm concerned the problem was cause at the local level (at the WiFi router in my apartment).

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