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Windows 7: windows Update error code 80072F78

16 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
windows Update error code 80072F78

windows could not search for new updates with the error number of 80072F78.
The error appears not all the time and the last update happened right without my intervention.

Any clue ?
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16 Oct 2014   #2
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Are you on a "public network"?
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16 Oct 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP

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19 Oct 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

to Jacee I am a private network
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