How To Fix Steam "An Error Occurred While Updating " (Content File Locked)


This means that Steam can’t write update files to the hard disk. There may be many solutions for this error.

Steam Content File is Locked

The failure to update is the Winsock catalog. We can execute the command to reset it and in turn, it will rollback to the default settings.



  1. Press the Win (windows) icon type: cmd (make sure to run it as administrator).
  2. In the dialogue bar type: netsh winsock reset
  3. Execute the command and restart your computer.

How To Fix Steam "An Error Occurred While Updating " (Content File Locked) How To Fix Steam "An Error Occurred While Updating " (Content File Locked) Reviewed by M2Y4F on December 24, 2017 Rating: 5
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