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Iphoto is frozen after relocating all photos to iPhoto

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iphoto is frozen after relocating all photos to iPhoto library manager
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** certified computer professional with over 10 years experience. I will be glad to assist you with this. .
I am sorry to hear that you are having this issue. This sounds like a glitch with the operating system. A forced reboot will most likely correct the problem. Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds then release. Then power back on and check for normal operation.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am afreaid i am going to lose my photos
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.

They should be safe if they were previously in the Iphoto and you moved them from that location.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just as i thought that did nothing. when i open iPhoto it is empty. how do i get my entire old library back
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
  1. To rebuild the iPhoto library:

    1. Quit iPhoto if it is open.
    2. Hold down the Command and Option keys on the keyboard.
    3. Open iPhoto.
    4. Keep the keys held down until you are prompted to rebuild the library.
    5. A dialog will appear with rebuild options. Select the options you want to use.
    6. Click Rebuild to begin the rebuild process.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i did this. didn't work. i was told to download iPhoto library manager and put them there. now they are there
but i need to put them back. now that i turned my computer off as you suggested i lost iPhoto library manager
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if i rebuild that library it rebuilds nothing because is there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
now my images are definitely lost. thanks
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.

The is a separate file, called a “photo library” file, by default is stored inside of the pictures folder in your user folder