Lightroom freezes at "moving your photoes" upon startup

Community Beginner ,
May 29, 2021 May 29, 2021

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Versions: Lightroom 4.2 latest, Windows 10 pro latest.

 

A couple days ago, I imported a lot of photoes and Lighroom quickly overflowed my SSD unexpectedly. Therefore, I decided to move the Lightroom cache to an HDD.  


The next day, this began to happen, as whenever I start Lightroom, it starts moving photoes and permananely freeze at photo 0 / xxx. This is extremely annoying. With this popup in place, I was not allowed to perform any actions, only receiving a warning sound, unless I choose "Stop Until Next Time" and give myself the hassle for the future.

 

What I have tried: 

  • Uninstall Lightroom
  • Uninstall Lightroom clearing all settings
  • Deleting the whole Lightroom cache folder
  • Recovered the Lightroom cache folder
  • Performed another Lightroom cache move to another drive
  • Performed a third Lightroom cache move back

None of these would remove this failed move. 

 

Why is it so stubburn? I don't care even if it deleted all these photoes since I have a copy in Microsoft Onedrive, but I need an option to ignore existing errors and carry on.

 

Thank you.

Serena

 

 

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Community Beginner , May 29, 2021 May 29, 2021
Well, I inspired myself when I wrote "I don't care even if it deleted all these photoes" and it was actually the only way to remove the error. I permanently deleted all Adobe cloud photoes and the error is now gone. 

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Corrention: it's not "Lightroom cache" but actually "Lightroom originals".

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Well, I inspired myself when I wrote "I don't care even if it deleted all these photoes" and it was actually the only way to remove the error. I permanently deleted all Adobe cloud photoes and the error is now gone. 

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