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Lightroom presets and library after Windows re-installation

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Jul 31, 2020

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Hi,

 

recently I re-installed windows and after installing Lightroom Classic I am missing all my presets that I had before re-install. What is more, in library section I see only folders that are dated until February, so 5 months are missing! I was backing-up each time when I was asked to and still I am missing presets and folders, can anyone suggest any help?

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Lightroom presets and library after Windows re-installation

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Hi,

 

recently I re-installed windows and after installing Lightroom Classic I am missing all my presets that I had before re-install. What is more, in library section I see only folders that are dated until February, so 5 months are missing! I was backing-up each time when I was asked to and still I am missing presets and folders, can anyone suggest any help?

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Did you backup your Presets and Plugins before you re-installed Windows? (OS re-install may have deleted these folders!)

Did you backup the most recent Catalog to another drive?

Did you re-open Lightroom-Classic with a Catalog extracted from Backups? (might explain the 'old' catalog to February)

 

Re-installing the OS is like Moving to another computer, and the info at these links might help explain what was needed-

Move Lightroom to a new computer? | The Lightroom Queen

https://www.lightroomqueen.com/backup-lightroom-files/

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 9.4, Lightroom 3.4, Photoshop 2020 (21.2.1), Nikon DSLR, Windows-10.

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