If this problem persists, contact the program vendor.
Note This behavior has been reported to occur if your computer is running certain versions of antivirus software.
This behavior can also occur if you are saving to a full floppy disk.
- You may be able to recover some disk space by quitting unneeded programs. After you quit the other programs, it may take a few minutes before Windows changes the size of the swap file.
- You can free disk space by deleting unneeded files. For example, run Disk Cleanup. To do this, follow these steps.
Note Disk Cleanup is available in Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), Microsoft Windows 2000, and Microsoft Windows XP.
- Click Start, point to Programs (in Windows XP, All Programs), point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup.
- In the Select Drive dialog box, click to select the drive that you want to clean up (for example, C:\), and then click OK.
- On the Disk Cleanup tab, click to select each of the options for which you want to remove files.
- Click OK.
For additional information about the Disk Cleanup tool, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:310312 Description of the Disk Cleanup tool in Windows XP186099 Description of the Disk Cleanup tool
- You may be able to save your file to a floppy disk drive or network drive.
- You can try to save to a different floppy disk with free disk space.
Note If you are running antivirus software, try turning it off. If this corrects the behavior, contact the manufacturer of your antivirus software for an update or workaround.
Article ID: 291178 - Last Review: May 7, 2007 - Revision: 1