Fix 7-Zip Can Not Create Temp Folder Archive Error

Are you experiencing problems with the software installation? Are you getting an error popup saying “7-Zip Can Not Create Temp Folder Archive”? Don’t worry. We have four different fixes which can help you to get rid of cannot create temp folder archive error.


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Fix 1: Clear Temp Folder

Step 1: Press Win + R to open Run Command.

Step 2: Type temp and press Enter.

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Step 3: Select all by pressing Ctrl + A and press Delete.

Step 4: Press Win + R to open Run Command.

Step 5: Type %temp% and press Enter.

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Step 6: Select all by pressing Ctrl + A and press Delete.


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Step 7: Press Win + R to open Run Command.

Step 8: Type prefetch and press Enter.

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Step 9: Select all by pressing Ctrl + A and press Delete.

Step 10: Try installing the application with the setup file again.

Fix 2: Changing Environment Variable to C:\Windows\Temp or C:\Temp

Step 1: Press Win + R to open Run Command.

Step 2: Type sysdm.cpl and press Enter.

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Step 3: In the System Properties window, go to the Advanced tab and click Environment Variables.

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Step 4: Double click on TEMP in User variables to edit it.

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Step 5: In the Edit User Variable window set the variable value to C:\Windows\Temp and click OK.

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Step 6: Similarly, double click on TMP in User variables to edit it.

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Step 7:  In the Edit User Variable window set TMP variable to value C:\Windows\Temp and click OK.

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Step 8: Restart your system so that changes will be effective.

Step 9: Try installing the application with the setup file again.

Note: -If it does not work, Try changing Both of them to C:\Temp 

Fix 3: Changing Environment Variable to C:\Temp

Step 1: Press Win + R to open Run Command.

Step 2: Type sysdm.cpl and press Enter.

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Step 3: In the System Properties window, go to the Advanced tab and click Environment Variables.

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Step 4: Double click on TEMP in User variables to edit it.

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Step 5: In the Edit User Variable window set the variable value to C:\Temp and click OK.

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Step 6: Similarly, double click on TMP in User variables to edit it.


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Step 7:  In the Edit User Variable window set the variable value to C:\Temp and click OK.

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Step 8: Restart your system so that changes will be effective.

Step 9: Try installing the application with the setup file again.

Fix 4: Run as Administrator

Step 1: Right-click on the setup file and select Run as administrator.

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That’s All. We hope this article has been informative.

Kindly comment and let us know if you were able to solve the issue with these fixes.

Thank you for Reading.

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