Lightroom: Questions about reinstalling the application safely

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lightroom 6 (serial version, not cc) got stuck; do i have to delete this version before reinstalling? and how do I keep my catalog (safely) (and pictures, who are on an external drive)?
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Uninstalling and reinstalling the application should not affect your catalog or images.

Run the uninstaller in in the Lightroom application folder (macOS) or Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows).

Then reinstall the application and run Help > Updates... to install all the updates.