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Windows 7: Windows Update , error code 80072EE2

14 Feb 2012   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Suggestion 1: Disable firewalls or other Internet browser programs that can affect the Internet connection
The following programs can affect the connection to the Windows Update site and I suggest we remove or disable them:

Download Accelerator
Browser Blaster


Sygate Personal Firewall
Norton Internet Security
Freedom Firewall
Zone Alarm Firewall

If you have any other similar programs such as a pop-up blocker, please also temporarily remove or disable it to test the issue.
I found this on the Microsoft Social tech net. It may help.

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14 Feb 2012   #12

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Yes - but your HOSTS file may not, and other things can also change access ability
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