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phillipfromrapid city Calculating status...
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00 PM

Photos scanned 214 photos and loaded into iphoto.  No problem.  Then copied to second compter and loaded into iphoto.  76 of the photos are totally black.  Sent to trash, emptied trash and reloaded to iphoto with same results.  Both computers are Mac Book Pros 17. Both using OSX 10.8.2  Both using Mountain Lion.  Help?

iPhoto '11, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Mac Book Pro
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,895 points)
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    Nov 15, 2012 11:04 PM (in response to phillipfromrapid city)

    What exactly was copied to the other computer? How?

  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,895 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 12:43 AM (in response to phillipfromrapid city)

    Back Up and try rebuild the library: hold down the command and option (or alt) keys while launching iPhoto. Use the resulting dialogue to rebuild. Include the option to rebuild the thumbnails. It can take 3 or 4 goes for this to work

  • Old Toad Level 10 Level 10 (113,450 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 11:16 AM (in response to phillipfromrapid city)

    Was the flash drive formatted FAT 32 or 64?  That format handles image data, thumbnails for one, a little different than OS X so the thumbnails may have been lost when transferring. You can prove my theory wrong (or right) by reformatting the flash drive to OS X and try transferring those photos again. 

     

    OT

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