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When I attempt to save a PDF file, I receive this message: The disk you were saving to the disk used for temporary files is full. Free some space on this disk and try again, save to a different disk."
Paul Cooper 1220 days ago
Some options: Clean out the temp files' directory. Check the available space on the HDD. Windows needs something like 15% free space to do its thing.Uninstall 'stuff' that isn't used but sucks up space. Install a second HDD.Use a USB HDD to store applications' files.If the drive is on a network check your space allotment. You may need to purge some stuff.
I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat X, and reinstalled Adobe Reader 9, and I am now able to store additional PDF files on my computer. I don't understand why I had issues with Adobe Acrobat X, (with regard to saving PDF files). I was able to save a half-dozen or so PDF files with Adobe Reader X, but then, all of a sudden, Adobe Reader X would not allow me to save any additional PDF files. I thought, perhaps, Adobe Reader X placed a "limit" on the number and size of the PDF documents I could actually save.
Now that I'm using Adobe Reader 9, I don't seem to have any issues with saving PDF files. I still don't understand this issue, but in any case, thankfully, I was able to uninstall Reader X, and replace it with reader 9.
If someone can direct me on how to find the "temp files" folder, please post instructions. I might as well see what is actually in this "temp files" folder.
Thanks to all who have answered my post.
Paul Cooper Commented 1213 days ago | Report
Off the C:/ drive there can be a temp or temporary items folder. There should be another in the CL/Windows/ folder. In some versions of Windows in your User and/or in the Documents and Settings folders there were temp folders. Looking at my Windows 7, I cannot get access to the Documents and Settings folder.
Michael Kazlow Commented 1212 days ago | Report
Your computer is most likely a Windows computer judging from your error message. Windows has several different areas it stores its temporary files (these are like scratch paper for doing computations). Good applications cleanup from themselves and delete their temporary files, when they are done with them. However, not all applications are so nice. You can look for temp folders off your root director (most likely c:/) and also in your own Document and Settings folder. You can select the files in these folders and delete them. Any temp files being used in these folder will not be deleted.
In addition to the above advice, something which often gets forgotten: Empty the trash basket.Hope this can help.
I have started receiving this same message after my adobe reader updated to Adober 10.0, also called adobe X, I have followed the suggestions but still cannot save a pdf file. Any more suggestions out there... really think this is a Adobe 10.0 issue.... never had this before I updated from Adobe 9.0 yesterday.
Go to the top left of your webpage Where it says File. Click drop down menu. Click Save Page As. choose where you want to save it. Save it.You should retain the file you were trying to save through the PDF system.
Telly, the issue was insufficient space on the OP's HDD; not how to "save".
David Austin Commented 1131 days ago | Report
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