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There Is Not Enough Space on C Drive to Extract This Package [Solved]

Brithny updated on Dec 02, 2020 Partition Manager | How-to Articles

When you try to install 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". 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? 

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

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 the "there is not enough space on drive c to extract this package" error. Follow the methods below to fix this issue with ease.

Fix 1. Quick Fixes to Not Enough Free Space for Extracting

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

Fix 2. Free Up C Drive to Fix Not Enough Space on C Drive

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 - EaseUS Tools M is recommended. It's the easiest and most expected way to solve the insufficient space for C drive to extract the package. 

Step 1. DOWNLOAD and install EaseUS Tools M. Select "System Cleanup" on the main screen.

click system cleanup

Step 2. Select the type of junk files you want to scan and click "Analyze".

analyze junk files

Step 3. Identify and select useless files and click "Clean up" to remove those files from your PC or laptop.

click clean up to remove junk files

Fix 3. Increase C Drive Space to Fix Not Enough Free Space for Extracting the Package

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

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and click "Adjust with 1-Click."

When your C drive is out of space, you will see the Low Disk Space alert on our product.

How to Adjust Low C Drive Space Step 1

Step 2. Click "Proceed" to adjust space automatically.

EaseUS Partition Master will automatically adjust your C drive to solve the low space issue. Click "Proceed" to continue.

How to Adjust Low C Drive Space Step 2

You can also click "Manual Adjustment" to extend the C drive manually if the Smart Space Adjustment cannot meet your needs.

When turning to Manual Adjustment, the result of smart adjustment will be retained as the starting point for manual adjustment. Select the C drive, and drag dots to add more space to C drive. Then click "Proceed" to continue.

Manually Adjust Low C Drive Space

Step 3. Execute operations.

Click the "Execute Operation" button at the top corner and start all pending operations by clicking "Apply".

How to Adjust Low C Drive Space Step 3

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