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Windows 7: Error 80072F8F - Windows Update

15 Dec 2010   #1

windows vista
Error 80072F8F - Windows Update

Hello Everyone,

My Windows 7 has been working perfect for the last few months, but recently I upgraded to a faster internet package and started receiving the following error code whenever doing Windows Update:


I tried googling and messing / updating my system clock and a few other tasks to no avail, anyone able to solve this issue successfully?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Asif,

This may be the reason for your error.

Windows Update error 80072f8f

Date and Time - Change

Internet Time Synchronization - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2010   #3

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2


You could also try this Microsoft Fixit: Fix broken desktop shortcuts and common system maintenance tasks if, and only if, the advice above does not work, as it does mention your error code as included.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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