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Lightroom images not showing

Dazwilly

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I’ve recently uploaded all my images to a new hardrive and tried importing them onto lightroom. A couple of folders did not show the images. I’ve tried the new location but nothing. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. 3 folders particularly have gone from approximately 500 images to 30. I’ve not changed any names etc but when I look direct into the external hard drive in the folders in question all images are still showing.
 

Dazwilly

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It’s the one pay for monthly lol
 

Dazwilly

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Oh boy..

Ok so what do you suggest as I use light room for slight edits before I do the more intense edits in photoshop.
 

Jim Wilde

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We're not suggesting anything yet, we're just trying to establish which program you're actually using: Classic or Lightroom CC. Please do Help>System Info and post a screenshot of the first few lines
 

Dazwilly

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Hi it’s Classic I’ve just had to FaceTime my wife for her to look.
 

Dazwilly

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The folders are still there and I have a few images within the folder. It did have 500 images, but now only show 30.

The only thing that I’ve changed is the external drive. There is no ? Or ! Within the folders. I’ve tried re importing but has I’ve read this has no effect. I’ve looked on my hardrive and they are in the exact folder. Would it be the drive name that could have an effect? But this has only happened to 3 select folders all the others are fine. I’m so stuck on this.
 

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