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Fri, Sep 25, 2020 8:53 PM

Lightroom Desktop: Slow or stuck photo delete

When I delete a photo (CRAW), the photo becomes greyed out in "All Photos" view, but isn't instantly deleted. Then when browsing in single photo view, the deleted photo will appear, then freeze the browse function (right or left arrows no longer work). I then have to go back to "All Photos" view to unfreeze the screen.


Is this a bug? Is there a faster way to clean out my library after every upload?


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a month ago

I would recommend resetting your preference file and see if it cures the issue: 


Reset Procedure:

1. Close Lightroom.

2. Hold down [Alt/Opt]+[Shift] while restarting Lightroom.

3. Overwrite the Preferences when prompted by the dialog.

4. Close Lightroom.

5. Restart Lightroom.


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