LR Catalog Corruption - opened up LR to find my current catalog gone.

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LR Catalog Corruption - Hi, I opened up LR to find my current catalog gone and seemingly replaced by an old one. Sparsely populated with images. I did just engage an external HD. Subsequently, I found and followed process to reinstall last backup catalog. This didnt completely take. Can only see images in upper left corner, under accumulative "Catalog of All photographs." Images not seen in respective folders. Look forward to you input and help! TIA
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If the old catalog was corrupted, Lightroom would have told you rather than just reverting to an old one. That would suggest that Lightroom simply couldn't find your 'current' working catalog (perhaps due to a change of drive letters, if you involved an external drive), so you just need to find your working catalog and double click on it to open it again.