Need urgent help. iPhoto11 will not open iPhoto library (on external HD)

Started Sep 12, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Len_Gee Veteran Member • Posts: 9,686
Need urgent help. iPhoto11 will not open iPhoto library (on external HD)


iPhoto11 will not open my iPhoto library located on an external HD won't open to add, view, edit, images..

And I cannot upload any images from a card reader. All it shows is the card reader mounted on the desktop as an external drive device. It does not upload contents on the card to iPhoto11.

When I open my iPhoto Library in iPhoto 11, I see the events, but when I try to open (double clicking) the events or pictures, all I get is a spinning beach ball. It seems frozen in spinning mode. The only way I can exit iPhoto is to use Force Quit.

I tried disc utilitiies, disc repair, disc verify, on both the internal HD's, and the external HD where my iPhoto Library is saved, and still can't open the events or pictures. Unmounted and mounted the external disc drive but no change.

When I check the Finder is shows iPhoto (not responding) .

Any help or advice how to get my iPhoto11 to work again?

Thanks in advance.

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