Microsoft KB Archive/47736

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Works: Err Msg: “Cannot Access File. Insert Disk…”

PSS ID Number: Q47736 Article last modified on 06-12-1996

1.00 1.05 3.00


The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Works for MS-DOS, versions 1.0 and 1.05


Works gives the error message “Cannot access file. Insert disk containing file:” when saving to a disk that has the maximum allowed files in a root directory. The maximum files allowed vary by the type of disk, as shown below:

                         Root Directory

Disk Type Entries ——— ————–

5.25-inch, 360K 112

5.25-inch, 1.2 MB 224

3.5-inch, 720K 112

3.5-inch, 1.4 MB 224

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