Win2008r2 std windows update error-Error Code : 80072EFE RRS feed

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  • HI all,

    I install new win2008r2std windows in my HP server.its HP win2008r2 std software .Its activated fine .after that i am trying to install updates but i am getting below error.Plz help me on this

    Error Code : 80072EFE & its showing me 110 updates 300 MB. Its fresh installation copy .no other software install on this pc.

    I tried two times with different hard disk .still the same error.Thank you  

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 7:47 AM


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  • Maybe this will help -

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    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:05 PM
  • Also has the system update readiness tool been run without error?

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    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server]

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    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:40 PM
  • Hi mujeebuddin,

    You may also post the windows update log for further troubleshooting. Windows update log locates in C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log.

    Beside, if you update from Microsoft Update via Internet, you may also check if the network connection is well.

    Best Regards,


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    Thursday, March 24, 2016 8:31 AM