Lightroom: I can't import images from a CD

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Unable to import image files from viable CD's. Pop-up window indicates: "Some import operations were not performed" Could not move a file to the requested location.
Tried opening another catalog and same window popped up. No import issues from CD's before this.

I look forward to hearing from you!
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Adrienne Adam

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Steve Sprengel, Champion

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Do other import operations work, from your hard-drive, for instance?

An error with a "move" could be a problem with the deletion from the source, which cannot occur because it is a readonly CD. Does an Add or a Copy or DNG type of Import work from the CD?

Has anything happened to your profile that makes the destination of the import not writable for you?
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Philip Northeast

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This can happen if the photo file on the CD is marked as read only.

I get around it by copying the CD photo files to a hard disk and then performing the import operation.