error: 'could not open rtf file for writing'

Working on a Surface Pro 2, Windows 8, I’ve recently started getting this error message frequently (see image). I’d be grateful for a solution.


From everything I’ve read on the forums, the #1 solution for your situation is not to use Skydrive. It apparently doesn’t like the frequent saves that Scrivener employs to keep your data safely on your hard drive instead of just in RAM. You might possibly avoid this issue if you increase the autosave time to 10 seconds or more and to avoid frequent manual saves (file->Save or ctrl-S).

Viable alternatives to skydrive include dropbox, spideroak, and possibly bittorrentsync.

Many thanks