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How to Slove 'There is not enough space on C drive to extract this package'

Posted on Mar 08, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Manager

Summary:
Have you ever receive this error or warning message like 'there is not enough space on drive C to extract this package' when you try to install a software? This tutorial shows how to solve not enough space on C drive issue. Follow to find out how to solve the problem and increase space in C drive in Windows 7/8/10 with ease now.

Not Enough Free Space for Extracting

When you try to install a software like QuickBooks, Office 2016 or other programs, you may receive this message "there is not enough space on drive C:\ to extract this package". 

there is not enough space on drive c to extract this package

Many computer users have this unpleasant experience when they try to extract the installation package on their C drive. What would you do if you are faced with this bothering situation? 

How to Fix "There is not enough space on drive C to extract this package" Issue

This annoying issue stops you from extracting the package on C drive. And there may be some other troublesome issues like you can't save data on C drive or there is not enough space to run your programs. Fortunately, this post provides effective methods to fix this error. Follow the methods below to fix this issue with ease.

Method 1. Quick Fixes to Solve the Issue

Try the quick fixes if you are faced with "not enough space on C drive to extract this package" issue.

  • Reboot the system 
  • Unzip the package using a different extraction program
  • Re-Download the Package

Method 2. Free up C Drive and Increase C Drive's Space

If the quick fixes don't work well, free up C drive and increase its space will do a favor. To easily achieve this, a free and professional tool is recommended.

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 Windows 10 is supported

EaseUS Partition Master Free supports to free up the partition, increase partition size including to increase space in C drive or other basic management jobs. You can directly download the free partition manager and follow the offered steps below to free up and extend C drive in Windows 7/8/10 with ease now.

Free up C drive space​

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and click "Cleanup and Optimization". Then choose "Junk File Cleanup".
2. Click "Analyze" to let the PC cleanup software find all junk files on your PC.
3. Select all the junk files you want to clear up and then click "Clean up".

free up c drive space to solve not enough space on c drive to extract this package

It's the easiest and most expected way to solve the insufficient space for C drive to extract the package. After you have clear up junk files, you'd better increase your C drive space to make sure that your C drive has enough space to complete your operations.

Increase c drive space

1. Open EaseUS Partition Master
2. Use "Resize/Move partition" to shrink partition the partition to make unallocated space for partition C:
3. Increase C: drive with "Resize/Move partition" function.
4. Click Apply.

resize partition to increase c drive space to solve not enough space for c drive to extract the package

For more details, you can follow this video below to increase C drive partition with the help of EaseUS Partition Master.