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You receive a "Not enough memory available to complete this operation" error message when you try to record a .wav file by using Sound Recorder
Article ID: 284893 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you try to record a .wav file by using Sound Recorder on a computer that has more than 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM, you receive the following error message:
Note This problem only occurs when the amount of available physical memory is more than 2 GB. See the "More Information" section for information about how to determine this value.
Not enough memory available to complete this operation. Quit one or more applications to increase available memory, and then try again.
This problem occurs because of a design limitation in Sound Recorder and not because of any problem with the underlying multimedia.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To determine the amount of available physical memory on the computer, follow these steps:
Article ID: 284893 - Last Review: December 3, 2007 - Revision: 5.6