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Moving Lightroom Catalogs

MackC94

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Hi
I hate to keep betraying my ignorance. But I want to make sure I do it right. I recently migrated to a Mac Pro OS Sierra to a HP Workstation Windows 10 Pro. My Lightroom catalogs currently live in the default Pictures folder on Drive C: I would like to move them do Drive E. Is there a simple way to do it , without further mucking things up.

Thanks in advance.

By the way this is a great forum.

- Jim
 
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Hi Jim, welcome to the forum!

Make sure Lightroom's closed before you move, and then make sure you move the *Previews.lrdata folder as well as the *.lrcat file. Then just double click on the *.lrcat file to open it.
 

MackC94

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Thanks Victoria. I really appreciate your expertise.
Have a nice holiday.
-Jim
 
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