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    Cannot find lightroom!!!

    I've been working with lightroom for quite a long time now .. but all of a sudden I can't seem to find it in my program files .. I don't think the trial version has expired I'm just in the middle of it.. What can be going wrong? I've searched for it in all the other related folders.. and looked into the installed programs aswell but I can't seem to find it anywhere. I hope I'm posting it under the appropriate forum as it deals with installation and performance.

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    What if you just search for light in the startbar?

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    Can't find it there.. Not even in the recent items.

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    Sorry, no idea then what might have happened..... Can you restore your computer to a previous restore point perhaps?

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    You're not in a different user account, or something like that? Perhaps installed for only one user?
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    How do I do that? What about my other files, won't they be deleted if I restore my system?

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    No its the same user Victoria

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    I think I'd just run the installer again then!
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    From the internet right? or you want me to look for the lightroom installation program which I anyways can't find or I would have had re-installed it again.. =/

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    Yep, from the internet. In fact, I'd skip straight to the 4.1 RC2 http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/lightroom4-1/
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    It's in a zip format and is opening in windows gallery.. =/

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    A zip file is opening in Windows Gallery? You should just be able to unzip it by double clicking, and then run the setup file inside.
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    Yes, it opens in windows gallery with this sentence'' can't open picture video. File format not supported or you do not have latest updates ''.
    What do I double click ? =l

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    Weird. Ok, instructions for reassociating zip files with the unzip mechanism (borrowed from here):

    1. Find a zip file.
    2. Right click the file and choose "Open With". If a sub-menu appears, please click "Choose Default Program…"
    3. Click "Browse…" button. Browse to "C:\Windows" folder.
    4. Find the file "explorer.exe" (it sometimes will show as "explorer") and click "Open".
    5. Make "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" selected and click "OK".
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    Okay done till there .. a folder opened up that said install lightroom 4.exe and If I click that it says extract all, run and cancel..

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    EEee It worked I hope the next time I want to open up lightroom I'm able to find it !
    THANK-YOU Victoriaa

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    Excellent! Hopefully it'll stay happily in the start menu from now on.
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