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cjmajkwu

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Hello Paul, May I kindly send you my catalog for someone to take a look? I'm running on LIghtroom 5. Things got so confusing for me. I read up on the sqlite, but am afraid it's beyond my comprehension. I'm not very techy. I am afraid I lost my edits. thank you very much.
 
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Estou com o mesmo problema. Meu catalogo está corrompido.

Tentei usar o SQLITE, mas não consegui. Alguma outra solução?
Você obterá resultados mais rápidos se traduzir sua consulta de português para inglês.

Paul McFarlane may provide you with a link to sent the catalog file to see if it might be repaired.

Paul McFarlane pode fornecer a você um link para enviar o arquivo de catálogo para ver se ele pode ser reparado.
 

cjmajkwu

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cjmajkwu

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Hi Paul, The last back up was in June 2021. When I click on one of the folders (zip), it looks like the first screenshot. When I click on another folder, it looks like the 2nd screenshot. I am not techy, and I don't know what to do. Is this salvageable? I had about 30K images and its edits on here. I think my external drive ran out of steam (over 9 years old; did not drop it).

Unfortunately, I do not have earlier backups b/c whenever I back up my catalog, I would delete the older versions. I know I should have kept a few previous versions of older catalogs.

Is there any way I can get my catalog to work again? Many thanks. This is Lightroom 5 (very old, I know.... :(
 

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You can send it to us and we will look, but being Lr5 we have no way to test after. Send to [email protected], compress the catalog first and send by WeTransfer.

In the second screenshot it's giving that error as there is a lock file left over. Delete the lock file and try it.
 

cjmajkwu

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You can send it to us and we will look, but being Lr5 we have no way to test after. Send to [email protected], compress the catalog first and send by WeTransfer.

In the second screenshot it's giving that error as there is a lock file left over. Delete the lock file and try it.
Thank you. Sent it out on 10/4/21. Appreciate your taking a look.
 
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Thank you. Sent it out on 10/4/21. Appreciate your taking a look.
We tried, unfortunately there's nothing we can do to bring it back to life. It'll be a case of going back to your previous backup (and taking backups more regularly we'd suggest).
 

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We tried, unfortunately there's nothing we can do to bring it back to life. It'll be a case of going back to your previous backup (and taking backups more regularly we'd suggest).
Thank you so much, Paul. Appreciate your time and effort. Noted.

Have a beautiful weekend.
 
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