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LR4 not finding my external drive

Discussion in 'Lightroom 1-6 for Windows & Mac (perpetual)' started by KNicholas2, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. KNicholas2

    KNicholas2 New Member

    Mar 24, 2012
    Lightroom Experience:
    Primary OS:
    Windows 7 64-bit
    I am in the process of moving my photos from the computer internal hard drive to an external drive. However, Lightroom does not recognize my external drive. The Windows OS sees it, but Lightroom does not. Any suggestions?


    Kim Nicholas
    New LR user.
  2. clee01l

    clee01l Lightroom Guru Staff Member Lightroom Guru

    Jun 20, 2009
    Bellaire, TX USA
    Lightroom Experience:
    Power User
    Primary OS:
    Mac 10.13.x High Sierra
    Lightroom Version:
    Classic 7
    Lightroom License:
    CC Subscription
    Kim you first need to add a parent folder to the folder panel. Click on the (+) on the right end of the Folder header and choose {Add Folder...} from the Context menu. Navigate to the external drive an add a folder that will become a top level (parent) folder for LR, You can then drag folders from the local drive to the EHD using the folder panel in LR.

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