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Free Space problem

My hard drive is showing that I have 326MB of free space, but when I try to save something, it is telling me it is full?

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Running at that low of free space is a bad thing to begin with. You didn't specify if it's your primary drive, internal or external, or anythign, but I'm going to assume it's the one with Windows/Operating system on it.

Most modern operating systems need a few hundred megabytes, if not more, as "swap" or "temp" space. When your drive drops down to the levels you seem to be at you can get problems liek that which you mentioned, due to free space allocation for temp files, and whatnot.

Without more detail, like which operating system, type of HD, HD use, type of file you're saving and total space on the HD, I am afraid I can't help more.

For now I suggest deleting some old files, emptying your trash can/recycle bin, or simply restarting (if you don't do that much) to clear the cache.

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