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GameJunkie
07-09-2009, 11:16 AM
got this error this morning when clicking check for updates in WU.

google doesnt reveal any solutions.

ideas??

cheers

pctek
07-09-2009, 11:57 AM
Google does so:


You may receive an "Error 0x80072EE2," "Error 0x80072EE7," "Error 0x80072EFD," "Error
0x80072F76," or "Error 0x80072F78" error message when you try to use the Windows Update
Web site or the Microsoft Update Web site
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=836941

Blam
07-09-2009, 11:59 AM
Any firewalls that could be blocking WU?

Try this as well:
http://www.technipages.com/error-0x80072f76-during-windows-update.html

Blam

GameJunkie
07-09-2009, 12:16 PM
just the windows firewall blam.
i have it set to auto update at 12pm every day so will wait till then.

i'll try the solutions after then and report back.

cheers

Speedy Gonzales
07-09-2009, 12:17 PM
Or wait till theres not a lot of traffic as the MS site says. It maybe overloaded

GameJunkie
07-09-2009, 04:26 PM
tried the link you gave there blam, but still that error come up
the notepad option didnt work
tried the IE suggestions

the cmd entries worked but the error showed up still

when do i know that there is not much traffic on the MS site speedy?

Speedy Gonzales
07-09-2009, 04:27 PM
when do i know that there is not much traffic on the MS site speedy?

You dont, you'll have to try again, till it works

GameJunkie
07-09-2009, 04:30 PM
ok

cheers

GameJunkie
07-09-2009, 10:05 PM
just an update, tried checking for updates at home and it worked

Speedy Gonzales
07-09-2009, 10:30 PM
Sweet !