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Help with photos that can't be imported

138 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 20, 2013 10:13 AM by KarenSelena RSS
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Feb 20, 2013 4:27 AM

Hello all,


Every time I open iPhoto there is a message saying new photos have been found and asking if I want to import them to the library. I click "yes" and the same message is shown again. Captura de pantalla 2013-02-20 a la(s) 9.16.02.png

After that, I get a message saying the photos have been added to the folder Recovered_Photos_NN.

Captura de pantalla 2013-02-20 a la(s) 9.16.58.png

The problem is that the folder is empty and that no photos are added to any library. I already have up to Recovered_Photos_25 folder with no photos in it and every time I open iPhoto a new folder will be created.

I think this happened for the first time once I connected my iPad 1 to the iMac.

I have never been able to identify what 24 photos they're talking about. It's always 24 photos.

Can anyone help me to find what's going on?


iPhoto '11, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • KarenSelena Level 4 Level 4 (1,920 points)
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    Feb 20, 2013 10:13 AM (in response to fsmits)

    - quit iPhoto and all other open applications

    - in the top menu bar, select "go", then home.  Open you pictures folder.  Hold down your "control" key on your keyboard, and click on your iPhoto Library.  Select show package content. 


    - locate and drag to trash, the following:

    - the "auto import" folder and the "import” folder

    - launch iPhoto


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