Lightroom Classic: catalog file can not be repaired
I have recently had a lot of computer problems and lightroom could not run, so I moved all the necessary files to an external drive. I have since had no problems, but today, when I was 5 photos away from finishing a wedding, it crashed because it could not read the catalog file. The file that had been in use when my computer was constantly crashing. So I figure it finally was too corrupt to access certain photos on it. I tried to repair it and it didn't work, so here I am. And before another person says jUsT lOaD a ReCeNt BaCkUp, I don't HAVE a recent backup. Like I said, my computer is crap and can't handle a n y t h i n g, so when I was prompted to create a backup (once a week, btw) I skipped it because I was usually doing something else and couldn't wait the million years to backup my catalog. I have looked into repair tools, but can't afford them for one use. I am literally begging an Adobe employee to help me, I still have the RAW photos, but r e a l l y don't want to re-edit if I don't have to.