XL2000: Error Message: The Disk Is Full

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ERROR MESSAGE

When you are working in Microsoft Excel, the following error message appears:
The disk is full.
NOTE: Microsoft Office 2000 has built-in functionality that allows you to get more information about difficult-to-troubleshoot alerts or error messages. If you want to enable this functionality for this and other error messages in Microsoft Office 2000, please download the Microsoft Office 2000 Customizable Alerts file from the Microsoft Office Update Web site at the following address:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8FBEE1D3-C5BB-4A36-A2F7-DC63DE2A818C
NOTE: If you reached this article by clicking the Web Info button in an error message, you already have Customizable Alerts enabled.

Cause

Things to Try

Saving a Workbook

If this error appears when you attempt to save a workbook, refer to the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for steps to solve your problem.
214245 XL2000:"Disk Is Full" Error Saving Workbook

214073 XL2000: Temporary File Created When You Save a Document

Copying Large Number of Cells or Worksheet

If this error appears when you attempt to copy an entire worksheet, refer to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for steps to solve your problem.
223976 XL2000: "The Disk Is Full" Error Copying Very Large Worksheet

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Article ID: 223816 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
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