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Windows Update error 0x80072eef – How To Solve

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Summary:

0x80072eef with Windows Update on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 along with Office 365, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, Office 2007 of editions like Home and Student, Standard, Professional, Professional Plus, Students and Teachers, Academic, Home and Business while download, install, open, launch, sync, update, add accounts, printing, importing, exporting, updating, uninstalling, removing, deleting. Error variations can be codice di errore 0x80072eef, Fehlercode 0x80072eef, code d’erreur 0x80072eef, Virhekoodi 0x80072eef, foutcode 0x80072eef, Fejlkode 0x80072eef, felkod 0x80072eef, código de error 0x80072eef, cod de eroare 0x80072eef, feil kode.

Steps to fix 0x80072eef Windows Update Error Code

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Windows Updates deliver crucial updates for the services. Windows Updates helps keep the Windows with the latest patches for security along with newer versions of the Windows components, and keep the hardware, firmware, software etc in the computer up to date. If the Windows Updates are affected by any kind of errors, it will affect the whole Windows platform and cause Windows, Internet browsers and any applications installed in the computer to malfunction. .Net updates and new versions are too delivered using this Updates. Office 365, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, Office 2007 are also updated via Windows Updates.

To fix the Windows Update error code 0x80072eef, follow the steps below

Check if the Windows Firewall is working fine

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  1. Click on Start menu and then type “firewall” without quotes.
  2. Then, click on “Windows Firewall”.
  3. Ensure that there are no red highlights, implying everything is green.

Clear Internet Explorer Settings

  1. Click on “Start” menu.
  2. Type “Internet Options” and press “Enter” key.
    MS Internet Property Resolution for Outlook Support
  3. Then click on “Advanced” tab.
    MS Clean Manager For Office Error Resolve
  4. After that click on “Reset”.
  5. Now, check the option to “Reset personal settings“.
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  6. Click on “Reset button”.

Clean Temp Files for System

  1. Click on “Start” menu.
  2. Enter “run” after “Start” menu is pressed.
  3. “Run” dialog box window will pop up.
  4. Now, enter the command “temp” and hit “Enter” key.

Microsoft Run Command Dialog For Temp

  1. Once the Temp folder is open, press and hold “CTRL” key and ‘A’ together.
  2. Now, hold down “Shift“ key and press “Enter”.
  3. If you get options to click on “Yes” or “OK” “Continue”, check the box to apply the actions to all files and click on the respective button to continue the action.
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  4. If you are prompted again, check the box to repeat the actions and then select on “Skip” button.

Clean User related %temp% files

  1. Press and hold the “Windows” key and the letter ‘R’ at once.
  2. Enter the command “%temp%” and hit “Enter” key.
    Microsoft Run Command Dialog For User Temp
  3. Now, repeat the same steps as mentioned before to delete the Temp files for Windows.

Clean up unwanted System files

  1. Click on “Start” and then type the command “cleanmgr” without quotes.
    MS Clean Manager For Office Resolution
  2. Then click “Disk Cleanup”.
  3. Once the “Disk Cleanup” window opens, select the Windows drive.
  4. Now, wait till the scan completes, then check all the options except the “Recycle Bin” and “Previous Windows Installations”.
  5. Click on “OK” button now.
  6. Once the cleaning is complete, perform the steps from a. to d. and then select “Cleanup system files”.
  7. Then, select the options except the “Previous Windows Installations” and “Recycle Bin”.

Check if the issue is fixed.

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November 30th, 2016

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