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“Out of disk space” error when you install a Windows Installer package in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista if Windows Installer 4.5 is installed

Consider the following scenario:

  • You install Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) 4.5 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista.
  • You try to install a Windows Installer package on this computer.

In this scenario, the installation fails, and you receive the following error message:

Disk full: Out of disk space -- Volume: <volume>; required space: <number> KB; available space: 0 KB. Free some disk space and retry.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2028841.

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