Disk full error message?

stuff, this site has issues.
Okay, what I need to know is why I am getting a "disk full" error message when I try to save photos. This has only started to happen and my disk drives have plenty of space left on them.

Thanks, but what is the Scratch disk set?
Regards,
Gordon Johnson
m: Silkrooster [email protected]
Sent: Monday, 15 July 2013 2:55 PM
To: GKJohnson
Subject: disk full error message?
Re: disk full error message?
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