Lightroom: Photos imported from CD show as missing until I mount the CD

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About 6 months ago I imported pictures from a CD. Now Lightroom shows me the collection but says the photos are missing. Cannot locate them. When I try, nothing shows up in Finder. However, when I put the original CD back in the computer, the exclamation point vanishes and I can edit. Lightroom has the import screen greyed out and I don't seem to be able to re-import them
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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It sounds to me like you imported the files from their current location on the CD rather than choosing the option to copy the files to a new location during import.