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I can't open attachments generated in Excel or Word. Get an error message there isn't enough memory or disk space.

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MIcrosoft Excel cannot open or save any more documents because there is not enough available memory or disk space. To make more memory available, close workbooks or programs you no longer need. To free disk space, delete files you no longer need from the disk you are saving to.

I have 4.75 TB of disk space available. I have tried closing open programs and I still can't open the attachments.

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I did a google search and located some info which seems to suggest that this is a MS Excel /Word issue. Read info at this link:

Two comments by Anula D'Souza and Gus Cops offer different solutions, so try both.

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When you open an eg: excel document a copy is put in the Temp folder, so maybe your Temp folder has not been emptied in a while. Worth looking and clearing out. C; /Users /User Name/Appdata/Local/Temp

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Thank you for the suggestion. I did learn something new but it didn't solve my problem.

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Chosen Solution

I did a google search and located some info which seems to suggest that this is a MS Excel /Word issue. Read info at this link:

Two comments by Anula D'Souza and Gus Cops offer different solutions, so try both.

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