I've reset my computers, so I had to reinstall Lightroom Classic. Can I now recover the pictures I had edited?

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Alessandra Caradonna

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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You need to have the catalog, and you need to have the original pictures. Pictures are not in the catalog. When you say you 'reset' your computers, what does that mean exactly? It may simply be a matter of opening the right catalog again...
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Jerry Syder

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As per what Johan said. The best way would be to look for the catalog in finder/ windows explorer and click on the catalog and it will open. You may need to remap the drive so the catalog knows where the actual photos are stored but start with finding where the catalog is saved(providing you have a copy of it). The Catalog name would look something like Alessanddra Cradonna.lrcat so search for what ever you called your catalog or just type .lrcat and see what comes up when you search
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Carlos Cardona

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You don’t say Mac or PC, so it’s hard to give you advice. You can’t say “Computers” and people know what you mean. But I LOVE your last name!