18 Replies Latest reply on Dec 8, 2015 12:13 PM by dj_paige

    Problem with moving pictures to an external HDD with LR 5.5



      I wanted to move 31,000 pictures from my OS HDD to an external HDD and used the directions from Julianne Kost (How to Copy Files to an External Hard Drive in Lightroom).  The pictures were moved but LR Folders panel still shows them in the OS HDD, not the external HDD (as if nothing happened).   The external HDD is not referenced in LR Folder panel (but I can get to it if, for example, wanted to import pictures into LR).

      The OS drive storage capacity was decreased by the amount equal to the 31,000 pictures, confirming that the pictures were indeed moved to the external HDD. Can someone tell me what is the problem and how to fix it?  I want LR to properly reflect where my pictures are.  I don't want to redo this; it took me 15 hours to move the pictures...

      Thank you for the help!