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