Nowadays Windows 10 is the latest Windows operating system. And most of you choose to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 due to its advantages. However, during the process of the upgrade, a very common error appears saying “Windows needs more space”. This error message tells you some information: there is no enough disk space for the upgrade. To make space available for the upgrade, you should remove any files and apps that you no longer need or try one of some options.
Windows also tells you the specific value of free space that Windows update needs. In this case, the urgent affair should be to free up some disk space for C drive.
Do you know how to fix such an issue to upgrade to Windows 10 successfully? In fact, it is very easy. You probably consider removing some unnecessary files by using Disk Cleanup to free up space. Usually, this way is not useful to solve not enough space for Windows 10 update issue since it can help to free up a bit of disk space. Therefore, in order to fix this error, the best solution is to extend C drive with a piece of third-party partition and disk management software. Here MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition is highly recommended. This free partition software owns powerful features, such as resize/extend partition, copy/format/delete partition, recover lost partition and more.
Step 1: Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition. Then select C drive, and click “Extend Partition” feature in the action pane.
Step 2: Next take some free space from another partition to increase system partition size.
Step 3: Click “Apply” option to perform this operation. Then Windows needs more space issue can be solved.
In addition to this way, Windows Disk Management is also a good choice to extend C partition. But extend volume grayed out issue often appears if there is no continuous unallocated space right behind C drive. So try the professional tool – MiniTool Partition Wizard.
In summary, Windows update not enough disk space issue can be solved with the help of MiniTool Partition Wizard. If you also encounter such an error, please download this tool for a try.