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How do I open photos after installing mac sierra?

iMac, macOS High Sierra (10.13.3)

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Mar 9, 2018 10:57 PM in response to grumpymom In response to grumpymom

If Photos won’t open—you can repair your library using the steps below.

The Photos repair tool analyzes the library's database and repairs any inconsistencies it detects. Depending on the size of your library, this might take some time. When the process is complete, Photos opens your library.

Follow these steps to use the Photos repair tool:

  1. Make sure that you've backed up your main Photos library.
  2. Quit Photos if it's open.
  3. Press and hold the Option and Command keys as you open Photos again.
  4. The Repair Library dialog appears. Click Repair, and then enter an administrator password to begin running the Photos repair tool.

If you're using iCloud Photo Library, running the Photos repair tool will cause your library to re-update with iCloud.

The reference is here:- https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205966

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Mar 10, 2018 4:46 AM in response to HunterBD In response to HunterBD

I apparently need to clarify. It will NOT open. I have tried numerous times to open photos, the app will only get so far then it shuts itself down. It will not let me quit, it will not do a force quit, i can't even go to finder and open my photos there cause it sends me right back to the beginning again. Has anyone had this issue before after installing Mac High Sierra?

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