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Need technical help with flawed database move from old computer to new one

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Feb 24, 2024 Feb 24, 2024

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Hello Adobe PSE Community members,


When I purchased a new computer last year, I used the tools in PSE 2022 to move my photos. In my previous Pictures folder on my previous computer (Win 10), I had a logical folder hierarchy that ranged from 2-4 folder in depth. When I used the tool in PSE 2022 to migrate the DB to my new Win11 computer, it completely changed the folder hierarchy. Fortunately, I have the old hierarchy backed up on a portable HDD, exactly the way I want it.


The question is two part:

1) If I delete the current (messed-up) folders in my Pictures folder and copy the backed-up ones into the Pictures, will PSE autmatically re-connect the DB to the images in the replaced folder structure?

2) Is there a better way to do this?


Jay B.

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