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Windows 7: Windows update issue


05 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows update issue

Ok well im new to this forum and if its in the strong section please by all means move it... anyways here is my problem

I try to run windows update it gives me error code "0x80072f8f
it says to change the date and time
Quote:
If you receive Windows Update error 80072f8f while checking for updates, your computer's date and time might not be the same as the date and time for the online Windows Update service. Your computer and the service don't need to have an identical date and time, but if they vary too much, it will prevent you from checking for updates.
Quote:
To change your computer's date and time

  1. [IMG]mshelp://help/?id=Microsoft.Windows.Resources.ShellExecuteTopicIcon[/IMG]Click to open Date and Time.
  2. On the Date and Time tab, make sure that your computer's date and time are correct. If they're not, click Change date and time. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. In the Date and Time Settings dialog box, do the following:
    • To change the date, under Date, click the left or right arrows to find the current month in the calendar, and then click the current date.
    • To change the time, under Time, double-click the hour, minutes, or seconds that you want to change, and then click the arrows to increase or decrease the value.
  4. When you've finished changing the date and time settings, click OK, and then click OK again.
I change my date and time and run the update still no luck...

i ran a diagnostic to
:
Issues found Searching for updates failed
Searching for updates failed
Windows Update encountered an error searching for updates online.
Detected
[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/warning.png[/IMG] Issues found
Detection details
6
Searching for updates failed Detected
[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/warning.png[/IMG] Windows Update encountered an error searching for updates online.
[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/info.png[/IMG]
Connectivity details
Events about connectivity problems to Windows Update servers. Level: [IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/warning.png[/IMG]
Warning
Log: Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient/Operational Date: 1/29/2010 1:48:59 AM Message: Windows Update lost connectivity. [IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/info.png[/IMG]
Scan details
Windows Update encountered an error while searching for updates. Error code: -2147012721


Detection details
[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/collapse.png[/IMG]

[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/info.png[/IMG]
Network Diagnostics Log
File Name: C44E25BE-11B6-4BA1-BB2D-4F034E894EF4.Diagnose.Admin.0.etl [IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/info.png[/IMG]
Other Networking Configuration and Logs
File Name: NetworkConfiguration.cab Collection information Computer Name: TACITTOXIC Windows Version: 6.1
Architecture: x86
Time: Sunday, January 02, 2005 4:11:09 AM


Publisher details
[IMG]res://sdiageng.dll/collapse.png[/IMG]

Windows Network Diagnostics Detects problems with network connectivity. Package Version: 1.0
Publisher: Microsoft Windows
Windows Update Troubleshoot problems preventing Windows Update from working correctly. Package Version: 1.0
Publisher: Microsoft Windows
Windows Update Troubleshoot problems preventing Windows Update from working correctly. Package Version: 1.0
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation



I do not know what to do >-< please give advice

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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05 Feb 2010   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Is your date & time in your Bios setup current to the present date & time ?
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05 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Is your date & time in your Bios setup current to the present date & time ?
i just changed the date to the right date in the bios (time was already set) but it still gives error
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05 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

1) Have you run one of the built in troubleshooters?

2) How is your internet set up - ethernet, wireless?

3) Have you recently installed any new hardware, drivers, or software, or anything?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello Welcome to SF,

You could try this

  1. Click Start type regsvr32 Softpub.dll /s in the Start Search box, and then click OK.
  2. Repeat step 1 for the following file names:
    • regsvr32 Wintrust.dll /s
    • regsvr32 Mssip32.dll /s
  3. Reboot the System once
If that didn't help

Go To Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Troubleshooting > System and Security > Windows Update see whether it fixes

Hope this helps,
Captain
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05 Feb 2010   #6

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Just to eliminate any possibilities, set your time server to time-b.nist by selecting the Change Settings button on the Internet Time tab of Date and Time Settings. Check the box for automatic syncronization and then select the button for Update Now. Once that is done, make sure that the BIOS is set according to the internet time on the desktop.
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06 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

@Kazenteshi

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