Lightroom is allowing duplicates when told not to allow them.

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On import (copying from one drive to another) Lightroom is allowing duplicates even when "Don't allow suspected duplicates" is checked. The file name, size,creation date etc. are exactly the same. What I did was import (copy) files from an external drive into Lightroom on my main computer. Then later I wanted to make sure I had imported them all from that drive (I have been traveling a lot and didn't want to lose any images), so I said import (figuring any duplicates would be ignored). It added them all again! I have double checked...the files are identical in every way.
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Jed Manwaring

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Chris Cox

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Which version of Lightroom are you using?
What OS version are you using?
How did you verify that the files were identical?