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Windows 7: Windows Update Error 80072EE2

18 Feb 2011   #41
slimkendall

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Post #40... FINALLY!!

The guy in post #40 was my solution... nice picture... unbelievably easy... literally I cannot believe how easy this stupid problem was to fix.
Thanks!


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19 Feb 2011   #42
Icet

Win 7 home premium 64
 
 
Post #40 worked

What a simple fix to such an aggravating problem....53 updates later, I am back in business. Thank you Sppedicut
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02 May 2011   #43
KevInCA

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Windows 7 Update 80072EE2 - Wireshark File

Error 80072EE2

Post 40 works for me too, but doesn't allow Windows Update to do auto updates, which I prefer.

I created and zipped a Wireshark file. Perhaps it could shed some light on this issue?


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File Type: zip KevInCA_05022011_001.zip (17.3 KB, 46 views)
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04 May 2011   #44
KevInCA

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

The discussion and instructions, specifically, Scott Horvath's, found at: you recieve updates managed by your system administrator on home machine completely corrected this problem for me.


In short delete the Regkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
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08 Sep 2012   #45
oldmate

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Many thanks Jacee your post #37 fixed it for me.

After a SSD crash and system recovery from windows image I was getting Error 80072EE2 from windows update.
All other Microsoft fixes didn't work.

Cheers
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11 Sep 2012   #46
Skibumtx

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Here's what worked on my Zenbook:

Open regedit and drill down to this key:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows\Windows Update

Delete the key.

Reboot

Problem solved.
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