hi,try to rebuild your iphoto library.Rebuild iPhoto Library
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if you have bootcamp or dual boot on your system let me know. thank you
anyhow, if you have bootcamp on your computer please add bootcamp partition into your privacy setting because sometime bootcamp can caused iphoto not to boot.here is how:System Preferences=>Spotlight=>Privacy=>click on the plus button and add the BOOTCAMP partition.if those two solution doesnt work, you will have to removed iphoto plist file.Delete the iPhoto preference file, com.apple.iPhoto.plist, that resides in your User/Library/Preferences folderafter find and removed com.apple.iphoto.plistreboot your computer and open iphoto again.
where do i find my preferences folder?
i went to system preferences but couldnt find the file
if you have osx Lion 10.7 or mountain Lion 10.8, then open finder, on the upper menu, hold down option key then click "Go" menu --->> library --->>> preferences folder. com.apple.iphoto.plist file should be in preferences folder.trash com.apple.iphoto.plist and try to open iphoto againif you have osx leopard 10.5 or snow leopard 10.6open finder, click on home folder --->>> library -->> preferences, find file com.apple.iphoto.plist in there and trash itlet me know if you still having problem finding it. thank you
When i push command option and then open iphoto no options ever open. The iphoto screen comes up but it never asks me to rebuild my library
you hold down both command and option key still holding it down
use the mouse to open iphoto
Thats what i have been doing and it doesnt give me that option. Do I hold down the mouse over iphoto? I will try again
no just hold down option(alt) and command keys down on your keyboard and open your iphoto with your mouse
keep holding option and command keys until you see a the rebuild menu
the window called "
photo library first aid"
how long does it take? I have held it down for a long time with no options that pop up
first, does your iphoto able to open again?
ok i got it to open. thank you. I tick all the boxes?
just click the repair database for now
and see if you able to get back to normal
if repair doesnt work, go back again and do a rebuild database
do you" mean rebuild the iphoto library database from automatic back up?"
for right now just repair database
i dont see that option
rebuild the photos small thumbnails
rebuild all the photos thumnails
recover orphaned photos
examine and repair iphoto library file permissions
rebuild the iphoto database from automatic back up
reclaim unused disc space from database
sorry, i got the latest version so it might be a little differentpick number 1, 2,3,4 leave rebuild the iphoto database from backup and reclaim unused dis space
its examining my library
it says it will take about 17 minutes
depends on how big your iphoto library
17 minutes should be fine
i will let you know when it is done
its rebuilding thumbnail caches
its working again. YAY! thanks so much
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