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When you attempt to install Microsoft Works 4.5a, you may receive a warning message stating that Works 4.5a cannot run on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer. If you ignore this warning message, you may receive the following error message:
You may receive this error message even if more than two gigabytes (GB) of hard disk space are available.
There is not enough disk space for Setup to continue. To exit Setup, click OK, and then free up more disk space. Run Setup again.
This behavior can occur if the following conditions are true:
To work around this issue, install each of the individual components of Works 4.5a separately:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Works, version 4.5a for Windows 95.
Microsoft recommends that you run Works 4.5a on a Microsoft Windows 95 or a Microsoft Windows 98-based computer. To run Microsoft Works on a Windows 2000-based computer, Microsoft recommends that you install Microsoft Works 2000.
NOTE: This issue is dependent upon the specific configuration of the computer and its hard disk and, as a result, occurs only occassionally.