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How to fix Windows Update Error Code 80072EE2 error.

Running Windows Update for your Windows 7 computer came up with an error code 80072EE2. A similar result as shown here.

It took a while for me to find the culprit setting in Windows 7 computer. It is the Windows Update server that it's trying to get updates. The Windows Update server source is pointing to the wrong server or website URL address.

Here's how to fix 80072EE2 error.
Using REGEDIT go to HKEY_Local_Machine/Software/Policies/Microsoft/WindowsUpdate, then remove the Windows Update Server entry.
Reboot your computer.

Run Windows Update and this should fix your 80072EE2 error code.

You can also go to Microsoft Knowledge Base 971058 where it will show you how to reset Windows Update components.

I hope this help you folks.

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  1. You are the man!! I was struggling to find a solution. You were spot on about the registry. I was having this issue on all my domain controllers.

    Keep up the good work mate.

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  2. The blog was a good effort for error code 80072ee2. However finally I have to take help from 25dollarsupport.com to resolve my problem. Thanks , it is fixed now. Prompt and well behaved.

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