Office 2000 Excel SP-3: Nasty intermittent bug during save.

The bug occurs in the following circumstances (although not every time).

1. Two files are open, 
- a 'book4' type temporary file that I couldn't care less about.
- a rather large 10 sheet workbook that I've been working on.
2. I try to save the large file - instead 
- the _temporary file_ is saved _over_ the large file on the disk.
- an error message is displayed saying the file has been saved but
  that it is out of memory and had to close it.
- the  temporary file is displayed.
3. Generally the large file disappears from the task bar.
4. If the large file doesn't disppear from the task bar any attempt to
  save it results in the message "File not saved" (no explanation or
  error number).  An attempt to copy sheets into a new book 
  caused Excel to crash completely with the error log 
  "Faulting application excel.exe, version 9.0.0.8216, faulting module 
   excel.exe, version 9.0.0.8216, fault address 0x0011ce53."

Luckily it does still correctly backup the file that was present on 
the disk before over-writing it.
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