Error Writing Autosave File

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Error Writing Autosave File

Permanent link to this post Posted by Kyleh » Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:23 pm

NEED HELP! when i paste a mp3/ any audio music something will always pop and it says like this
Error Writing Autosave File
Couldn't write to file
"C:\Users\Navarro\AppData\Roaming\Audacity\AutoSave\Yo Gotti -
Rake It Up ft. Nicki MInaj - 2017-11-26 21-10-24 N-105.tmp": Error
Opening File
Last edited by steve on Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Error Writing Autosave File

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:35 pm

Which version of Audacity are you using? (look in "Help menu > About Audacity")
How much free space is there on your C: drive?
Does the problem happen with all files, or only files which have a dot in the name? (it is generally safest to avoid using dots in file names, apart from the dot before the file extension. Safe characters for file names are letters, numbers, hyphen "-" and underscore "_". Spaces 'should' be safe, though some very old programs may complain.)
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