How to Fix Windows Update Error 80072ee2

How to Fix Windows Update Error 80072ee2

windows update error 80072ee2 fix

Got Windows update error 80072ee2? This error occurs when you try to connect the Windows server for downloading the latest updates. The system failed to establish a connection.

How to Fix Windows Update Error 80072ee2

Here we will discuss the possible solutions for error code 80072ee2

  • Check your internet connection and access

This will be your first check; check out the internet connectivity, speed. Try to access the windows update website.

  • Proxy server and Firewall setting check

Go to the proxy settings and check out whether you require username and password to connect. If this is the case disable your proxy server during the installation and windows update.

The alternative option for this checks out the firewall settings. You can enable the Windows firewall settings to allow the Windows update directly without any proxy server settings.

While connecting to the Internet through a firewall, check that the following websites addresses are allowed in its settings:

HTTP: //* HTTPS: //*

You can reset the proxy server settings by using the command prompt  cmd.exe utility  netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie

  • Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

You can take the help of Windows update troubleshooter utility to check our fix for this error code 80072ee2.

Go to à the control panel àselect the troubleshooting option àselect system and security and click on the “ fix problems with windows update optionàfollow the instructions.

This troubleshooter will automatically find the fix for error code 80072ee2

Not able to troubleshoot? Call ☏+44 800 368 9219

  • Register WU dlls

Sometimes due to various factors, some file will become unregistered.

Open the cmd.exe à register some dlls by using below lines :

regsvr32 oleaut32.dll

regsvr32 jscript.dll

regsvr32 vbscript.dll

regsvr32 softpub.dll

regsvr32 msxml.dll

regsvr32 wintrust.dll

regsvr32  initpki.dll

regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll

  • Change MTU settings to 1492

Incorrect MTU settings could also be a cause of this 80072ee2 You can solve this issue by just changing the MTU value by 1492 and try the Windows update again

  • Fixing the error using registry changes

Open the registry editor using regedit.exe

  • Select HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  • Check WUServer and WUStatusServer
  • Verify that correct WSUS server names
  • when You don’t want to use internal WSUS ; remove these parameters from the registry and restart the “Windows Update” service with the command:

</> net stop wuauserv && net start wuauserv

Windows Error 80072ee2

  • Lack of resources in the AppPool WSUS on a server

If there is a lack of resources in the app pool wsus , we need to remove the limit set on the memory.

Open IIS Manager Consoleà Application Poolà WsusPool àAdvanced Settings. Change Private Memory Limit to 0 and restart IIS.

  • Error on a guest VM

You may get this windows error 80072ee2 due to windows not able to update inside any virtual machine. You won’t get any message specifically for this cause. Run the device manager on the VM and open the properties of the network card.

Click on à the Advanced tab, find and disable 2 settings Large Send Offload V2 (IPv4) and Large Send Offload V2 (IPv6).

  • These settings will push the segmenting the network adapter of large data packets. After Saving the changes you can perform a new update search on the virtual machine.

Above are all possible solutions to the Windows update error 80072ee2. For any technical assistance CALL ☏0800 368 9219 now!

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