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By eorandy ·
While running MS-Word,when i try to run the
page set-up command an error occurs (Insufficient memory or disk space error).

Do not tell me to re-install ms-office
coz I have tried that three times.

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by other In reply to Microsoft Word-memory

could you tell me how much ram you have and how much disk space is avail? You may need more of each.

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by avachon In reply to Microsoft Word-memory

Hi, most likely you need more ram. If that upgrade is not possible now, try closing any applications running in the background (for example, virus scanners) to free up memory. Respondent #1 asked about your disk space because if your disk is nearly full, the operating system cannot page out (use virtual ram). If your disk is almost full, delete old temp (.*tmp)files, internet cache, internet history files, etc. to free up some space. I hope this helps.

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by Phinaddict In reply to Microsoft Word-memory

First off depending on how much memory you have you might want to look at upgrading to more. You can never have too much memory! If all else fails reinstall office in these steps.
1) Uninstall Microsoft Office97
2) Delete the “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office” folder.
3) Reboot, logon as administrator,
4) Install and run Office 97 File and Registry Eraser Utility - If prompted remove all shared files and Perform the Aggressive Cleanup
5) Run regclean.exe - Click Fix Errorsto prompt RegClean to remove bad registry entries
6) Uninstall Office 97 File and Registry Eraser Utility
7) Reboot

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by JDKline In reply to Microsoft Word-memory

In addition to the tempory files Respondent #2 mentioned, look for files named FILExxxx.CHK (where xxxx is a sequential number) in the root directory of your hard drive. If you haven't lost any data recently, it's OK to delete these files to free up space. These files are created by SCANDISK from lost clusters. If you have run SCANDISK recently, run it and (if you haven't missed any data recently) delete any FILExxxx created to recover that space.

Also, if your hard drive has more than one partition (ie drive that is not your CD-ROM but additional hard drive storage), consider removing and reinstalling programs to the other partition(s).

If your hard drive is bigger than 540MB and your FAT is 16 bit, consider converting to yourFAT to 32 bits supported by Windows 95 Rev B or later. This will, depending on the size of your files, give you about 10 to 15% increase in storage capacity on you C: drive. Run Scandisk and Defrag prior to running the conversion utility.

As a general rule, you nee

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by Al Hedstrom In reply to Microsoft Word-memory

The low memory angle is certainly worth considering. If you've got, for instance, 32 megs and you don't try to run a lot of apps at the same time, the problem may not be low memory. It might be disk caching on a hard drive with low available space.

Regarding the disk cache, I prefer setting that at 2.5 times the size of RAM. If you're not sure how to do this, e-mail me at oct@silverlink.net and I can walk you through it.

Al Hedstrom

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