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Import problem: destination folder not writable

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Found this surprise today when trying to import a raw file: destination folder not writable. Imported yesterday without issue. Uninstalled and re-installed LR Classic and the issue continues. Am working on a desktop Mac running version 10-14.4.
Any recommendations? I thank you in advance!
 

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clee01l

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This means one of two things. The most likely option is that your "Make a second Copy to" folder is either offline or that disk is full. The other option is that the folder for the master image stored by LR is located on a disk that is full or is offline or has had permissions changed
 
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Thank you for your reply. I went away for two days, returned, tried downloading again and bingo! Success! Have no idea how or why as I did nothing other than re-install LR. I have adequate space in both hard drives and did not fiddle with any permissions (I don't even know how to). So, all is good for now. Thank you again.
 
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