Windows 10: Disk full error message when trying to save a file

  1.    14 Nov 2016 #1

    Disk full error message when trying to save a file


    Hi,
    I have the following error message when I try to save a (any) file:

    According to File Explorer, I have 463 GB HD and 173 GB is free.
    The disk management has the following information:


    Please help me find out what eats up my HD. Thank you.
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  2.    16 Nov 2016 #2

    Control Panel, System and Security, System. Select System Protection from left hand menu, click on Configure. Check that Max Usage is not set to 100%. Normal is around 10GB. If set higher decrease it to 10GB.
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  3.    16 Nov 2016 #3

    I checked and it was set to 5%.
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  4.    17 Nov 2016 #4

    As it appears the file becomes read only while I'm editing it. Any idea why?
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  5.    17 Nov 2016 #5

    The application wihch is producing the file is not being run as an administrator and therefore will only create a read only file. You need to be logged on with the same user account from which the application was installed. Windows should cough up a UAC box to allow you to run the app as admin even though you might be running it from a different account but some applications might not use that permissions level themselves.
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  6.    17 Nov 2016 #6

    It is the files generated by Qt. I installed the program from the same user account I'm using right now and it is an administrative account.
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  7.    17 Nov 2016 #7

    I have no idea what Qt is. Like I say, some applications do not set permissions right. Did you install it as an admin? If not that could be the problem.
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  8.    17 Nov 2016 #8

    Unfortunately I'm not sure how I installed it. Probably I have to reinstall it.
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