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Error: Unable to write < path name > - Segmentation Violation

Error Message

Saving an ArcView project, returns this error:

"Unable to write <path name>"

Clicking the OK button returns this message:

"Segmentation Violation"

Cause

The drive or the specific folder you are trying to save to is full.

Solution or Workaround

Do one of the following:

  • Change your HOME and TEMP environment variables to a different drive and/or directory.
    For help with setting a system environment variable, see: How To: Edit an environment variable.
  • Delete or move files to increase the space on the drive and/or folder used by your HOME and TEMP environment variables.