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hard drive failure

Community Beginner ,
Oct 30, 2023 Oct 30, 2023

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I've had a hard drive failure but have a backup on another drive how do I get this to sync with all my lightroom settings

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LEGEND ,
Oct 30, 2023 Oct 30, 2023

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Backup of what? Catalog file? Photos? both? neither? Lightroom or Lightroom Classic?

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Photos, Lightroom classic my catalogue files are on a different drive, sorry for the vague initial post

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LEGEND ,
Oct 30, 2023 Oct 30, 2023

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If possible, name the new drive that the photos will be put on to be EXACTLY same as the name of the drive that crashed. Copy the photos from the backup into the exact same folders that they were in previously.

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Thanks I'll try that

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Yep that worked on a trial folder, is their any way now to rename my drive to so it makes sense to me and retain everything or am I stuck with the drive name

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Yep that worked on a trial folder, is their any way now to rename my drive to so it makes sense to me and retain everything or am I stuck with the drive name


By @jstpn7905

 

That is a Mac question, I can't answer Mac questions, but I'm sure Google can answer it.

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