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Catalogs Missing Photos

Joined
Aug 3, 2017
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10
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Intermediate
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Lightroom Version
Ligthroom 9.4
Operating System
Windows 10
I have moved Lightroom to my new computer.
Lightroom sees the hard drive where all my photos are stored in my folder titled "Photo Library".
Lightroom sees all the sub folders in Photo Library.
Under the Library Menu> Find All Missing Photos results in 917 missing photos.
When I run a Library Filter (by camera type) to find out more about the missing photos, it tells me that 568 of the 917 missing photos are from one camera.
Yet the photos from that camera are in listed in my catalog and are accessible.
When I click on the missing photo badge and try to locate the photo, it points me to an older hard drive where the photos are in an older folder.
I then have to go to the correct folder on a different drive and locate the photo. It then no longer shows as missing.

Clearly something is pointing Lightroom to the wrong place.
I tried running Update Folder Location on the main folder "Photo Library", but it did not resolve the issue.

Is there any way to correct this issue for all missing photos at once, rather than correcting it for each photo individually?

Thank you for any advice!
 
Joined
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It depends on your folder structure. Your ‘Photo Library’ top folder is correctly connected, that is why ‘Update Folder Location’ doesn’t do anything. The missing photos may be in a missing subfolder however. If that is the case, you can relink them by right-clicking on that folder and using the ‘Find Missing Folder’ menu. If the missing images are supposed to be in a folder that is not missing, then you may have to use a different approach. Relinking them one by one is hardly ever necessary.
 
Joined
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Messages
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Intermediate
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It depends on your folder structure. Your ‘Photo Library’ top folder is correctly connected, that is why ‘Update Folder Location’ doesn’t do anything. The missing photos may be in a missing subfolder however. If that is the case, you can relink them by right-clicking on that folder and using the ‘Find Missing Folder’ menu. If the missing images are supposed to be in a folder that is not missing, then you may have to use a different approach. Relinking them one by one is hardly ever necessary.
Thank you Johan!
I am making progress, missing photos down from 917 to 61.
 
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