Lightroom Classic: Migrating photos to another drive

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Is there any way to move photos to another drive (with another drive letter) without changing/moving a catalogue? I have to migrate my archive to an external drive and hoped I could use Find Missing Folder feature, but it does not work - I open an "old" catalogue and see no missing folders - they are simply absent!
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After moving your images to the external drive, open Lightroom.  In the 'Folders' window you should now see a ?-mark next to the folders.  Simply right-click and select 'Locate missing images'.  This will direct you to a Finder or Windows Explorer.  Navigate to the new location and viola!  Lightroom will find your images.
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The problem is -  when I disconnect an old drive and open a catalogue,  I  don't see folders already present in the catalogue but missing in fact. When I connect old drive back - they appear.
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So if the drive is disconnected, click the missing icon, and choose Find Missing Folder. Point to the new location.

If it's connected, right click the folder and choose Update Folder Location