Help please Lightroom problem

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FrankCorn Regular Member • Posts: 195
Help please Lightroom problem

Running LR 4.4 on Win 7 when we had a power failure. After restart, cannot see any images, settings or presets the LT Cat.  I have searched a lot of forums and tried all of the suggestions to fix a serious problem.

When I open the file its like having a completely new Cat file without any user data or images.  (All the images are OK in there respective folders on the drive).

When I restore a previous back-up of my current Cat file the same thing no data.

Same thing when opening a renamed version of my primary file.

Any other LT Cat file opens normally but my primary and all of its backups do not display any data.

This seems to be a really weird problem and I need a solution to recover years of data.

Any suggestions?
FC

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stormyboy Contributing Member • Posts: 705
Re: Help please Lightroom problem

I would suggest deleting the preferences file, but you have probably already tried that.

Tom

FrankCorn OP Regular Member • Posts: 195
Re: Help please Lightroom problem

Thanks Tom  did that but no change.
I have even tried opening the Cat file on another PC with same result.  May need to to find a SQL expert to have a look at the file data.

FC

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FrankCorn OP Regular Member • Posts: 195
Re: Help please Lightroom problem FIXED!!!!

Fixed the problem by calibrating my monitor and saving a new profile!!!

Relief :>)

FC

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jnat Senior Member • Posts: 1,449
Re: Help please Lightroom problem FIXED!!!!
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Wow.  That's why I'm willing to click on a checkbox that says "experienced user" but never one that says "expert."  I would never have guessed that solution.

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