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Article ID: 168926

Article Last Modified on 6/6/2005


  • Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Standard Edition

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The following error may be reported when you copy sample files to a hard drive with low space available:

Error copying sample files.


There is not enough disk space to complete copying all of the sample files.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Create a low space situation on a hard drive. (Making a huge pagefile.sys is easy).
  2. Open a topic with samples, and select the Click to open or copy samples.... link.
  3. When the Sample Application opens, click Copy All.
  4. Choose a location on the low-space drive to copy the samples to and click OK.

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