WD2000: "Not Enough Disk Space" Error Message or "Out of Memory" Error Message When You Try to Start Word

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SYMPTOMS

When you start Microsoft Word, you receive one of the following error messages:
There is not enough disk space to run Word
-or-
Out of memory
-or-
Unhandled exception: c0000005 at address 10016b8
If you click OK to acknowledge the unhandled exception error message, you receive an error message similar to the following:
This program has encountered a problem and needs to close. App name: stgmontr.exe; mod name: pgsdk.dll

CAUSE

This issue may occur if the DelFin Media Viewer program is installed on your computer.

RESOLUTION

WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. Remove the DelFin Media Viewer program from your computer. To do so, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
    2. Under Currently installed programs, click DelFin Media Viewer, and then click Remove.
  2. Edit the registry to remove the DelFin Media Viewer registry value (if it exists). To do so, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, and then click Run.
    2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
    3. Locate and click the Run registry key in the following location:

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    4. In the right pane, delete the Pgmonitr.exe string value. It may be listed as DelFin Media Viewer or as PromulGate in the Name list.
    5. Quit Registry Editor.
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  3. Restart your computer.

MORE INFORMATION

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Article ID: 823822 - Last Review: January 6, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
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  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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