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For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 173908
When you try to open a file, the file does not open, and the following error message appears:
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:
There is not enough memory or disk space to complete the operation.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8FBEE1D3-C5BB-4A36-A2F7-DC63DE2A818CNOTE: If you reached this article by clicking the Web Info button in an error message, you already have Customizable Alerts enabled.
There is insufficient random access memory (RAM) on your computer or insufficient disk space available for Word to open the file.To work around this problem in the short term, use either of the following methods:
To prevent this problem from occurring in the long term, use either of the following methods:
For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/210335/EN-US/ )WD2000: Error Message: "Not Enough Memory or Disk Space Saving File in Word 6.0/95"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/211326/EN-US/ )WD2000: Error Messages When You Save File with Low Hard Disk Space
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/220453/EN-US/ )WD2000: Not Enough Memory Error Saving File as Web Page
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/221581/EN-US/ )WD2000: Error Saving Document with Subdocuments in Word 6.0/95 Format
224632For help with common system maintenance tasks in Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft Web page:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/224632/EN-US/ )WD2000: Error Message: There Is Not Enough Memory or Disk Space to Display or Print the Picture
Fix problems with common system maintenance tasks
Article ID: 224054 - Last Review: August 16, 2012 - Revision: 1.0