If you are using Lightroom 6, then please turn off the Graphics Processor from Lightroom Preferences.
Go to Lightroom Preferences from the Edit menu
Click on Performance tab
Uncheck the Graphics Processor
Also, try and change the destination folder while importing (Read & Write Permission issue)
Let us know if that helps.
Thanks for the idea Goyal. As a former s/w developer my preferred method
is to just keep trying things rather than trying to get to the bottom of
things (don't have time for that)
So the import finally succeeded after:
1) Deleting all the old catalogs I created while debugging.
2) copying the images to another disk
3) Going to Program Files and restarting the import by double clicking the
The import came unstuck and completed. I don't know why but I'll take it.
I'm not going to disable the Graphics Processor but i'll keep that in my
So thanks again.Can you mark it solved or do I have to do that.?
On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 9:28 PM, Mohit Goyal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thanks for sharing the solution.