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How to fix the "Content File Locked" error
Posted by DTG Support SD on 07 June 2017 01:46 PM

If you have been attempting to update Train Simulator or Train Sim World and receive a "Content File Locked" error, please follow these instructions to remedy the situation:

  1. Close down Steam completely by selecting Exit from the Steam Menu.
  2. Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, do the following as appropriate:
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  4. If you’re using Windows 8 or 8.1
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  6. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. Or, if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search. Type Command Prompt in the Search box, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
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  8. If you’re using Windows 10 or Windows 7
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  10. Click Start, type Command Prompt or cmd in the Search box, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
  1. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER twice:
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  3. netsh winsock reset
  1. Click Start and then Restart to restart your computer. You should now be able to update Train Simulator or Train Sim World as normal.

Who is this Document For?

Those who are using Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 or Windows 7.


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