Error Code 0x80072f78 appears when there is an issue in installing windows updates. It usually appears when Windows 10 or Windows 7 update system is broken or if there are any network related glitches
Usual causes for this Error Code 0x80072f78 are communication failure over the internet with Microsoft update servers.
NOTE: You can also check for any proxy settings within the Antivirus program. There are some proxy settings enabled under the settings of any security programs.
In addition to the above procedures, we too have advanced level troubleshooting involved for critical cases for error code 0x80072f78.
There are failed windows update services that could also cause you this Error 0x80072f78 while updating Windows.
Try the Below Steps to Repair Windows Services:
Repairing Windows update services is not possible like you repair any windows apps from the add/remove programs. There is a procedure that you need to follow through command lines.
This requires the user to have administrator rights on his computer. As per the Microsoft set of rules defined on various Knowledgebase articles, the steps are simplified as mentioned here to reset your windows update services.
NOTE: following these steps carefully will not make any changes to your personal data or programs. It will only reset the Windows update services.
SFC SCAN is the command line that we use to do this process. I will explain you the steps in detail on how to perform this scan.
This process may result positive note saying all the issues are resolved and the flip side the negative result could be that your windows is corrupted.
In this case, you should really work hard to reinstall the Windows operating system.
Creating a Backup of the data is important to ensure you will not lose your personal files.
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And I am sure any disaster that would have happened for few are due to their system hardware dependencies. An old computer that got upgraded from XP to 10 or 7 to 10 is certainly not compatible with these programs. It is just a fluke to get such issues as 1 in 100.
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