I'm using PE 2018. I restored My Catalog from the backup. I have about 25,500 pictures on my PC all catagorized by year. I also had tagged all photos in PE by year. When I restored it made two batches, one from 1899 to 2002 with 5,678 photos, all properly tagged. The rest don't appear until I click on the next year, 2003 to 2020 and they show up in a separate batch, for a total of about 19,968 making a grand total of all pictures in PE of 25,666. All photos in these two batches are tagged, just the way I made them. When I try to delete, import or edit any photos, I get an error message.
I tried a repair which didn't help. The Adobe directory shows 35,163 items. I don't know what to do now. Should I delete all pictures in Organizer and Adobe and try to restore again?