Windows Update Error 80072EE2

I am getting a Windows Update Error:80072EE2 when I try to run Windows Update. These steps seemed to help me. I don’t recommend updating your registry, but I tried it with success….


1. Click Start, open All Programs, and then click Accessories.
2. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
3. Type the following commands below:
  a. reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /f
  b. wmic /namespace:\\root\ccm\SoftwareUpdates\Wuahandler path CCM_UpdateSource delete
  c. wmic /namespace:\\root\ccm\ScanAgent path CCM_ScanToolHistory delete
  d. net stop wuauserv
  e. net start wuauserv
4. Close the Command Prompt and restart the computer.
5. Test Windows Update to verify the issue is resolved.

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