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Windows update error ; Error number: 0x80072EFD

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    I use Windows XP, so why am i getting this error and how to get it removed so i can update my computer also..
    Thursday, November 20, 2008 4:02 AM

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  • Hi

     

    This error code returns as:

    0x80072EFD -2147012867 ERROR_INTERNET_CANNOT_CONNECT

     

    There can be many reasons for this behavior.

     

    See the following article. It contains several troubleshooting procedures for determining where this behavior is coming from. Carefully go through each step.

     

    You may encounter temporary connection-related errors when you use Windows Update or Microsoft Update to install updates:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/836941

     

     

    Let us know the results.



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    Ronnie Vernon
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Desktop Experience
    Thursday, November 20, 2008 4:43 AM
    Moderator