Corrupted iPhoto Library Database - Help!

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by scuba_holic, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. scuba_holic

    scuba_holic Member

    Aug 15, 2005
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    Makati - Calamba and everywhere inbetween

    I'm the unfortunate victim of a corrupted iPhoto database. I can see my images if I show the contents of the iPhoto Library Package. However, iPhoto cannot access the images.

    After some research I discovered that I need to rebuild my iPhoto Library Database. Obviously, I have never done this before and I wanted to ask anyone else here if they have encountered this. Are there any special precautions that I need to take aside from making a backup?

  2. PatrickGaerlan

    PatrickGaerlan Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Apr 8, 2004
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    Nope, no other special precautions. Just make sure you do the backup before you try to rebuild. That way, whatever happens, you can always go back and not be worse off than before you did the rebuild.

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