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In SBS 2003 one User Account Can't Save "The disk you were saving to or the disk used for temporary files is full" error

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I'm working in an SBS 2003 server enviornment.   Suddenly, one of my users can no longer save to the shared drive on the server and began getting the error: "The disk you were saving to or the disk used for temporary files is full. Free some space on this disk and try again. Or save to a different disk"  I logged in to the server as administrator, and within the user's account in the "Server Management Console" I accessed the user's account, and within the "Exchange General" tab I went into the "storage limits" sub window and unchecked the "use mailbox storage defaults."  I assume this only deals with email, so I went into SBS 2003 help and it indicated to modify user storage quotas I would have to right click on the volume that the user was saving to, select properties, and then I would see a "Quota" tab.  There is no such tab in the properties window, and there is nothing even resembling it.  How the heck can I change the user's storage quota? I assume that is the problem, since this only affects one user, and no matter which computer terminal she logs in from, she gets this error
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As per my original question, when I right click on the drive and go into properties, I don't see any quota tab.  My drive is not anywhere near full.  It has about 100 gig still free.  Again this is only one user being affected.

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Thanks Mr. Manderson! I re-read what you advised and realized that I was right clicking on the public folder instead of the drive in which it resides.  When I clicked on the drive and went to properties, I was able to find the quota tab and increase the quota!  

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Compare Group Memberships with users that can successfully save to the Shared Drive, there might be something different. You can see memberships of a particular user in its prperties under the "Member Of" tab.
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If the volume is not formatted with the NTFS file system, or if you are not a member of the Administrators group, the Quota tab is not displayed in the volume's Properties dialog box.

Please take a look at the following article.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sbs/2003/support/dac57a3c-66ce-4f10-91a7-6b8ee20d1b12.mspx?mfr=true

And follow the help section in the bottom

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Steve
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Ahh nice, glad you got it working :)
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