ELEMENTS 12 - Cannot reconnect thousands of disconnected files

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As a consequence of my importing (File->Get Photos and Video->From Files and Folders...) to a new catalog, I have a few thousand files that are disconnected. Of course I would like to know how this happened, but more importantly, how to reconnect them. I've attempted to "locate the files myself" pointing the search to the source folder. Has not worked. Photoshop Elements 12
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You say:
"As a consequence of my importing (File->Get Photos and Video->From Files and Folders...) to a new catalog, I have a few thousand files that are disconnected."

Importing files like this in a new catalog can't show disconnected files; for files to be disconnected, they must have been present before the import, which is not the case in a new catalog.
Do you mean that part of the selected files were not imported? If so, did you get a report message?

If you mean that importing files in a new catalog has 'disconnected' files in another catalog, that's not possible, the import is ignored by the older catalog.

Guide for reconnection:
http://psekb.blogspot.in/2013/03/how-...