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

Updated on Dec 06, 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 the C drive issue. Follow to find out how to solve the problem and increase space in C drive in Windows 7/8/10.

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". 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 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

It's the easiest and most expected way to solve the insufficient space for C drive to extract the package. 

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Select "Tools" and click "System Optimization".

choose system optimization

Step 2: Click "Junk File Cleanup". Then you can click "Analyze" to let EaseUS Partition Master find junk files on your PC.

choose junk file cleanup

Step 3: You can check and choose junk files and click Clean up. All of the selected junk files will be cleaned and deleted from your PC. Click "Yes" to clean up junk files.

Clean up junk files

Increase C drive space

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.

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 Windows 10 is supported