Lightroom 5.7.1 will not open. There is a message that there is an "error when reading from the preview cache". How do I fix this error? I cannot find the Lightroom preview cache folder in either the "Programs folder or the Programs (X86) folder.
You need to delete the Preview Cache for your Lightroom catalog.
It is located in the same folder as the Lightroom Catalog. The preview cache name ends with Previews.LRDATA and should be deleted. Do not confuse this with *.LRCAT, which should not be deleted.Below is the image of what it is named as Default Lightroom5catalogPreviews.Lrdata.
Location /Pictures/Lightroom on Mac and My Pictures\Lightroom on Windows Pictures/Lightroom on MAC
Delete this Folder and restart Lightroom
Let us know if that helps
Good Morning Akash:Yes, that resolved the issue with the error accessing the Lightroo,m preview cache file. Lightroom immediately generated a new folder and I can now open Lightroom 5.7.1 by my desktop LR icon. Thank you very much for your help.Best Regards,Chris Porzio