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Lightroom 9.4 Import Source listing not showing folders (Win 10)


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Oct 30, 2014
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  1. Windows 10
New problem for me here. When importing photos from desktop or the My Pictures folders (or any other source), two things happen:

1. The Source lists do not include the Desktop or the My Documents folder or really much of anything else other than some standard Windows C: locations, . No photos in any locations on my computer...or any Locations ). (see PDF below)
2. I can use the arrow shortcut (to the right of the Select a source header) and click on Desktop. The result is every image on the desktop showing and absolutely no folder structure.

I have been using LR since the beta testing phase...


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Apr 3, 2012
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A couple of thoughts:

1. You're on LR 9.4, which is a year old. Try updating to LR 10.4.

2. As a possible workaround, in the upper-right of the Import window, click on the double-arrow drop-down menu and select Other Source:


Can you then navigate to your desired folders?