Resolve Error Word Save Failed due to Out of Memory

You got a Word Document from your colleague, which you need to edit by adding few more points and send it to one of your business client. Hence you were working on it to make it understandable to your client. After you check the spelling and review documents for others errors, you have attempted to save the file but unfortunately instead of saving you received an error message that "Save failed due to out of memory or disk space". Seeing this message you were surprised because you had plenty of memory and disk space and upon that the file which you have edited is only about an MB.

However, do not get frustrated!!! Even though your problem seems critical, it can be solved within few minutes. This issue often appears when the document becomes corrupted while transferring or when it is attacked with Macro viruses. But you can easily solve it using built in utility called “Detect and Repair” offered by Windows OS. Here is the procedure.

  • Press the "Windows" key present at the left bottom of your screen. Click "All Programs" "Microsoft Office" and open the Office application on which you wish to run the “Detect and Repair” feature
  • Click "Help" on the tool bar and hit on "Detect and Repair". Check the "Restore my shortcuts while repairing" box in case you want your default shortcuts
  • Check the "Discard my customized settings and restore default settings" box if you want to restore application to its original settings. Now click "Start" and allow the tool to detect and repair the program errors

Restart your computer once the tool has finished repairing errors. Launch Microsoft Word application to make sure that the application is functional. If you are able to access data present in Word file, then your problem is resolved. However, if you continue to get same error message i.e. “Word save failed due to out of memory or disk” then utilize reliable Microsoft Word Repair application to fix corrupted Word file.

Fix word file which displays ‘Word save filed due to out of memory’

Yodot DOC Repair is the brilliant application that solves the error “Word save failed due to out of memory” which Word displays when you try to save it on your computer hard drive. It is extremely efficient to fix high-level of corruption and recovers all document objects including tables, charts, hyperlinks, macros, bulleted lists and many more from corrupted Word file. You can make use of this software to fix not only this error, but other errors like "This file is corrupt and cannot be opened”, “Word was unable to read this document", "Word file not responding", and other errors. It may be corrupt”, “The Office Open XML file filename.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents.” “The document name or path is not valid” and lot more. This Word file repair tool can fix Word DOC/DOCX documents created using MS Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 on Windows computer. It even allows you to view repaired Word file, so that you can make sure whether the software has successfully repaired Word file or not.

How to operate the Word repair application?

  • Download and install Yodot DOC Repair software to your Windows computer
  • Run the software and select corrupt Word file that you want to repair and click on “Repair” option
  • Let the software scan corrupted DOC or DOCX file to repair it
  • The moment scanning process finishes, a message will appear showing that repair was successful
  • Now, you can preview the Word document which is repaired to verify the success of the tool
  • Browse to select the destination location in order to save repaired Word file

Points to keep in mind:

  • Scan your computer with antivirus software whenever you download word or any other file
  • Make sure that there is no interruption while you download any file from internet as this would add invalid data into word file and make it corrupt