Lightroom: Losing link to external HD (Library folder within Lightroom

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Some how the name for my external HD within my Lightroom library folder changed and I've lost the link to all my photos. I did not change the name, how can it happen and can it be changed back to the original name?

This has now happen twice. The last time I completely deleted all pics and imported all over.
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Mike Fey

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Posted 6 years ago

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llmhmwgr

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If you're using Windows, assign a fixed drive letter to your external HD (Computer Management > Disk Management) to prevent Windows giving it a different letter each time you connect it to your PC.
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Mike Fey

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Thanks Marc. I'm using a Mac but will take you suggestion. I finally got thru to customer service and we found a problem with the external HD.

Thanks,
Mike