Error code 0X80070070 – Fix “Not enough space on disk” error the simplest way


When trying to install a program or back up the computer, an error message just like “The backup did not complete successfully. A shadow copy could not be created for the following reasons: There is not enough space on disk (0X80070070)” will appear. This error code 0X80070070 will stop you from installing your desired apps correctly and sometimes make the computer run improperly, event data loss. But how can you get more space and get rid of the annoying “Not enough space on disk” error message the simplest way?

Not enough space on disk

To get rid of error code 0X80070070, first you should detect and remove all computer threats. Viruses, spyware and worms, etc are notoriously known to not only slow down the computer speed by eating up necessary system resource to cause the “not enough space on disk” but also greatly affect the whole computer performance even crash the system. Hence, it is strongly recommended that you install some kind of anti-virus programs on your computer to prevent and remove such infections at any time. After removing the infected files or virus, your slow computer problem will be at least 30% improved. By the way, to realtime protect your personal database and make computer faster, it is best that you can let your computer running in the background.

Secondly, you need to remove undesirable files on C:\. The unneeded files on C:\ are the main reason for the code 0X80070070 error and the serious decrease of system performance. If you wish to remove the files from your computer safely and completely, you may need to enable the Disk Cleanup utility to perform the task for you. You can follow the steps to wipe out the unwanted files on C:\ or other disk: Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup > select the disk you wish to clean > Files to delete > clean files and click OK > Yes.

After removing the unnecessary files, you should immediately defrag the computer. But first of all you should know that right now, the computer play a warehouse for you to store all of your files, your games, your images, your videos… all these things are stored in your hard drive. If this warehouse is filled up with things in disorder, it will be difficult to fit things into the same places or locate the exactly right things properly. In this way, it will take much longer time for the computer to locate and timely access the files that it needs correctly, which will cause slow startup, slow shutdown, blue screen “KERNAL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR” or slow program running. But this is not your false as you have no ability to decide where the things should be, to my own experience. At this time, you should defragment your hard drive to make everything put in order and can be accessed easily.

Lastly, registry errors are another cause of the error code 0X80070070. The registry is one of the most important parts of the operating system to store all vital options and settings. So, when it does not work properly or when something goes wrong, the whole system will fail to run properly as usual with kinds of error messages appearing. So, if you continuously get computer error messages just like dll error, exe error or the “Not enough space on disk (0X80070070)”, do not ignore to download some windows registry cleaners from the Internet to fix the problems. Some of them are available to download free. After you have downloaded and installed the registry cleaner, you can quickly fix many errors and problems without paying too much to the technicians.

Take the above solutions right now, and you can get rid of the error code 0X80070070 instantly to run your computer correctly all the time. By the way, a computer error is inevitable while using the PC; however, if you are able to perform all the above steps in your daily life, I believe you can enjoy a PC without errors easily.

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Posted by Daisy in Blog code error on August 13th, 2012 | 2 Comments

2 Responses to Error code 0X80070070 – Fix “Not enough space on disk” error the simplest way

  1. Audrey Terry -  August 15, 2012 at 3:49 am

    System Protection
    “The restore point could not be created for the following reason:
    There is not enough space on the disk. (0×80070070)
    Please try again
    [Close]
    I have try increasing the space and decreasing, i cannot make it work. Maybe I should fix the registry errors now.

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  2. Campbell Basil -  August 16, 2012 at 10:48 am

    Computer not backing up: “Not enough space on disk (0×80070070)” error message. I bought a Western Digital 1.5 TB external hard drive so that I could back up my computer. When I first plugged it in, I copied a couple of folders full of pictures onto the drive to make sure that it worked, which it did. Even though I do not know you help me or not, I will give you a try.

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