Lightroom: How do I move files between disks without losing catalog info?

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I have about 50K images in my Windows LR4 catalog. I want to move these images from one hard drive to another without a) modifying any image files and b) losing any catalog information - how do I do that?
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Keith Jones

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Use Lightroom to move them on your system from location to location. Don't move them outside of Lightroom using the OS - Lightroom will lose track of the images if you move them outside of Lightroom using the OS.

Watch this video by Julianne Kost:

http://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2012/04/...
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Thanks Jeff, that worked just fine. KJ