LR4 Edits vanished!

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Lightroom 4 crashed while 3 images away from finishing a monster edit and now all my edits (a week worth) have gone! Is there anyway of getting the edited files back?
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Ewan Archibald

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Sounds like after the crash you opened a backup catalog instead of your primary catalog. I would search your hard drive for *.LRCAT files and open the most recent couple and see if one contains your edits.
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Maybe there is a .lock file preventing Lightroom from opening the catalog that was in use when the crash happened.
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Lightroom 4 crashed while 3 images away from finishing a monster edit and now all my edits (a week worth) have gone! Is there anyway of getting the edited files back? Please say there is as i need to get these images to the client asap.