There seems to have been an error initializing or updating
Most of the time, Windows Update does its job with little if any attention from us.While we might check and install updates manually from time to time, most Windows 10 computers are configured to apply important updates automatically, while older versions like Windows 7 and Windows 8, usually apply these fixes the night of Patch Tuesday.If there's any wonder after that long, take a look at your hard drive activity light.You'll see either no activity at all (stuck) or very regular but very short flashes of light (not stuck).An invalid parameter was passed to the game coordinator.Try the purchase again." "Store Checkout_Internal Error" "There seems to have been an error initializing or updating your transaction.Please try the purchase again." "Store Checkout_Transaction Canceled" "Transaction canceled.
Please try this purchase again later." "Store Checkout_Insufficient Funds" "You do not have enough funds to complete the purchase." "Store Checkout_Timed Out" "This transaction has timed out.
Chances are that the updates are hung before the 3-hour mark, but this is a reasonable amount of time to wait and longer than I've ever seen a Windows update take to successfully install.
Please let me know if you've had success escaping a hung Windows update installation using a method I don't have included in the troubleshooting above. If updates are stuck installing on or just after Patch Tuesday (the second Tuesday of the month), see our Details on the Latest Patch Tuesday piece for more on these specific patches.
" "Store Checkout_Loading" "Checking out..." "Store Checkout_Unavailable" "Checkout unavailable at this time." "Store Checkout_Canceling" "Canceling..." "Store Scaleform_Title" "CS: GO Store" "Store Update_Loading" "Loading the Store..." "Store Update_No GCResponse" "The Store is currently closed." "Store Update_New Price Sheet Loaded" "The product list has been updated to the latest version." "Store Update_Contact Support" "Please contact customer support to have your Steam wallet configured." "Store Update_Overlay Required" "Making a purchase requires the Steam Community Overlay.
Please ensure that the in-game Steam Community is enabled and restart the game to use the Store." "Store Update_Steam Required" "A connection to Steam is required to use the Store." "Store Checkout_Fail" "The In-game Store is currently closed." "Store Checkout_Invalid Param" "A programmer messed up!
Windows 10 updates seem to get stuck much more often because Microsoft pushes those fixes out more regularly.