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Writer/Artist: Error Message During Network Setup

Article ID: 107486

Article Last Modified on 8/15/2005


  • Microsoft Creative Writer 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Creative Writer 1.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Creative Writer 1.1a
  • Microsoft Fine Artist 1.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Fine Artist 1.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Fine Artist 1.1 Standard Edition

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If when you install Creative Writer or Fine Artist to a network, you type in a very long path of nonexistent subdirectories to install to, you may receive the following erroneous error message:

There isn't enough free space on that disk to set up the program. Or you may not have permission to write to that disk. To choose another disk, click OK.

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Creative Writer and Fine Artist, versions 1.0, 1.1, and 1.1a. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.


This error only occurs if you enter a very long path of subdirectory names, such as the following (where each number or letter represents a directory):


Additional query words: disk space room full hard drive install setup file server kids workstation win mskids net novell server mczee installation wm_artist 1.10a

Keywords: KB107486