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Lightroom v11 update

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Lightroom Classic version: 11.1 [ 202112022200-7fd1f998 ]
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  1. Windows 10
I recently updated to Lrv11 and I have the following files that I believe are relevant only to v10. Is it safe to delete these files?

Lightroom Catalog-2-2 Helper.lrdata

Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10 Helper.lrdata

Lightroom Catalog-2-2.lrcat

Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10.lrcat

Thank you.
 
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What are the names of your V11 catalog files, previews, etc? I believe you are right, but just checking that you have a separate set for them. Related: If you are using V11 (only) check the mod dates on the files, the obsolete ones will not be changing.

My guess is the -2-2 ones are from V9, and -2-2-V10 are from V10, and you have a -V11 for V11?
 
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Linwood, thanks for your reply.

The names of the V11 files are:
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11 Helper.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11 Previews.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11.lrcat-data
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11.lrcat

These files all have mod dates later than the upgrade date, 12/22/21.

Merry Christmas
 
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FYI:
The names of the V11 files are:
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11 Helper.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11 Previews.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11.lrcat-data
Lightroom Catalog-2-2-v10-v11.lrcat


You can rename the files to make better sense- You must individually change the filename of each-

Lightroom Catalog-v11 Helper.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-v11 Previews.lrdata
Lightroom Catalog-v11.lrcat-data
Lightroom Catalog-v11.lrcat

MOVE or RENAME a CATALOG

OR- at the next upgrade to v12 :) Change the Catalog name in the upgrade dialog to any name you wish (which will auto change all the files names for you!)
 
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