Error unexpected opening of catalog
Just tried to open LR CC in Windows 10 after loading an updated critical crashed and I get 'error unexpected opening catalogue' warning.
Moreover, in the future, you can put a sense brief description of the problem in the title, which allows you to get a quicker response.
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I received a notice stating that Windows 10 could not connect to (I forgot what he said). I took a point of restoring several days ago, and now I get the unexpected error message and there is only one catalog listed, which is the one that does not open. I looked at the posts for this but I don't know how to create a new catalog, if that's what I have to do.
Thank you, Akash, I use CC. I finally fixed by uninstalling LR and put it back.
I use OS x Yosemite 10.10.5 with Lightroom 6. Everything worked fine, but now it displays "error unexpected opening catalog." I tried to create a catalog, it always shows error. Now all files in light gray that seems like I can't open at all.
I installed another copy on Windows 7 today, why has this problem of catalog? I was told that I can use on both machines at least.
Help, please. This is the type of emergency.
Hi Geoff, I restore my mac time machine. Now my LR works very well. Because of the urgent things, I can't wait any longer. Please close this ticket. If this happen again. I'll ask again for your help. Thanks anyway.
Just upgraded to Windows 10. When I put LR I get the above error message. Any ideas how solve?
updated knowledge base Article:- error: 'error unexpected opening catalogue' occurs in Lightroom after upgrade Windows 10
I can't open LR4. I get an "unexpected error opening catalog. The catalog cannot be opened due to an unexpected error. "This has happened after the failure of an update to WIN7. He restored the system to a previous version. In doing so, he also returned LR4.2 to LR4.1. I've seen other threads can open a different catalog, or create a new one. The problem is that, once I go to "Choose a different catalog", I get the windows to the screen where I can choose my backup. I select the backup catalog and click on 'open '. The window disappears, but the window "Select a catalog" underlying LR shows still 1 catalog to open... my original catalogue. The backup does not appear in the list. (The backup is not a network drive, and it is not marked as read).
I then try 'create a new catalog', get the Windows screen, enter a new name and click "Save". The same thing happens. The Windows screen goes away and the window "Select a catalog" LR still shows the catalog of moose in the list. So, I can not create or choose a different catalog. I'm doing something wrong?
Remember to re - install Lightroom.
I pressed try again, NO chance, then choose a different catalog down, but again, not able to find a new/backup catalog... Help please
Uninstall the Lightroom and install again.
It is the second attempt to get help what should I do? No one wants to talk
I had probs with P/S as well after the recent updates. Decided to remove and reinstall both and the jobs a goodun, so I fixed it
I started a trial of lightroom cc for a few days and everything worked very well. A day or two later, my computer has not started properly and used a restore point.
Now Lightroom said there was an error unexpected opening of the catalog. I use windows 7. There are some similar positions, but I couldn't get to the bottom of it.
Can I uninstall and reinstall the whole program? Any tips or suggestions?
I suggest you to uninstall and reinstall Lightroom once.
Please let us know if it helps.
I use lightroom 6 and cannot open my catalog, I get a message ""I have a mac OS X version 10.10.4 Yosemite I tried to use an older version of lightroom and am still getting the error message."
Jackie, try to open the new catalog, and then 'import of catalogue' the problem we... Let us know how it goes, or how far you get with it.
The opening of Lihgroom, the message tells me so unexpected error me prevents open a catalog. and Lighroom does not open.
Could you please let me know if this is the first time you launch Lightroom?
What is the version of Lightroom installed on the computer, work on Windows or MAC?
Also, if you already have a catalog, please move to another location and then launch Lightroom.
If it is not the case, please uninstall and reinstall Lightroom once.
Used the external drive for catalog/photos for months. Yesterday->; error msg: "LR cannot open the catalog"StanLRCatalogRepaired"on"Seagate Drive - LR Photos"because LR cannot save changes to this place. LR catalogs cannot be opened on removable disks,
Used the external drive for catalog/photos for months. Yesterday-> error msg: "Lightroom can't open the catalog named"StanLRCatalogRepaired"located on the 'Seagate Drive - LR Photos' volume because Lightroom can't save the changes to this place. Lightroom catalogs not opening on the network volumes, removable storage, or read only volumes. »
The first thing to do is to check if somehow the permissions for the drive Seagate or any of its relevant folders/subfolders has changed somehow (an OS update maybe?)
I currently use 4 LR and can't open a catalogue outside of LR. When I try to open a catalog where it is stored in my pictures, I have two dialog boxes (attached screenshots). The only way I can open a catalog is to open LR and go to open recent. I keep the catalogues for each year and export that year of photos to catalog and store where I put the photos. Up to what a few months ago, I could go into the folder of the year I wanted to open, double-click on the LR catalog and voila! No problems. The open catalog. Someone has an idea what is the problem? I tried researching it and feel that I am in way over my head. Help! Thank you!!!
Thanks, Brett! I ended up calling Adobe and was on the phone with them for
more than an hour. I wanted to answer in case anyone else has this problem.
No, I'm not on a network. My catalogs are stored in my pictures. Nothing
complicated. The rep that helped me remotely took over my computer and
After consulting with several elderly people decided it was time to send my case
up to the next level because he could not solve the problem, but do it before
He asked that I uninstall and reinstall LR. Didn't you know that
has worked! Should have tried first. I am pleased to announce that I can now open
upward all my LR catalogs.
Hi, I keep getting the error message: Dropbox requires administrator rights to continue, but could not raise (an unexpected error (error unexpected ole32::CoCreatGuid (i sr1) I) when trying to install Dropbox, but I can not install and update other programs.) My antivirus found 3 viruses today and removed. I can't reinstall Windows is an option, but I am abroad now and do not want to do it until I got home...
Please, help :)
I think that you have already found a solution for this problem.
But my problem was a little like you, when the box has been commissioning it fails due to administrator permissions.
-> Open TaskManager
-> Go to startup
-> Select Dropbox and press the left button of the mouse to properties
-> A obtained the compatibility chart
-> Check the box "run this program as Administrator"
Tried to open my catalog which I used without problem, and today I get the below error message. There is no file locking. I tried to update my software, I also tried to create an another catalog and import the catalog, nothing helps. It appears that in the catalog, there are zero file size. Help, please!
If the file size is zero, it is not a valid catalog, and there is nothing to open.
You must restore the backup catalog file.
I am unable to use Organizer in elements or Prime Minister. An error in says: "cannot open the catalog. An internal program error has occurred. »
I tried to reinstall and update but the problem persists. I use the Version 12 on Windows 8.1.
I found similar issues in the community, but they all seem to be unanswered. Help to solve this problem would be highly appreciated.
By trail and error, I found a solution to 99%.
Right-click on the desktop, the icon of elements.
Select Troubleshoot Compatibility.
Select troubleshoot program
Select a problem (I used the other)
Select the Version of Windows (Windows 8 for me)
Select the Test program
If it works, which he did in my case, save the settings.
This seems to have solved my problem, except that I now get an extra screen at the opening of the elements to allow the program to make changes to my computer. I can live with that.
When I get time I will check if there is any Adobe or updates to Windows that will make this unnecessary step.
I hope this helps other people with the same problem.
Thanks for responding and making suggestions.
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