Many times users may come across an error while opening a Word file with the message “There is insufficient memory or disk space. Word cannot display the requested font“. Here you can try closing any additional windows and check if it’s working, but chances are that it may show the error even if your computer has enough memory.
This error may arise due to either a printer driver gone bad, or due to a faulty Microsoft Office extension. So, if you do not have really have a space shortage issue with your system, you can fix this issue with the below method. Let’s see how.
Solution: Through App Data Folder
Step 1: Press the Windows + R keys together on your keyboard to open the Run command. Now, type %appdata% in the search box and hit Enter.
Step 2: Navigate to the below path step by step:
Now, right-click on the Normal file and select Rename from the context menu.
Step 3: Now, rename the Normal file as Old.
Now, simply restart your computer and and try opening Word. It will open smoothly now without any error.