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Help! Lightroom won't open, can't uninstall

New Here ,
May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021

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This happened out of the blue. I can't open it. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall, but it won't uninstall. When I try it says there's a conflict and I have to close Lightroom first. But it doesn't seem to be open!! Any advice would be so appreciated. 

 

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New Here ,
May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021

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When I try to open the catologue, a lock file pops up and I delete it. But two other files pop uplrcat-wal and lrcat.-shm, and they pop on and off.

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LEGEND ,
May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021

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If the error message you're seeing is "The Lightroom catalog cannot be opened because another application already has it opened", then follow the instructions here:

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom-classic/kb/lightroom-error-catalog-cannot-be-opened-lrcat-lock.htm... 

 

If you're seeing another error message, then please post a screenshot of the entire LR window, including the error message.

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