Error 80072ee7 while installing Windows Updates

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Windows Update error 80072ee7

Windows Update error 80072ee7 when you try to install Windows Updates.


The cause of Windows Update error 80072ee7 is that the IP address for the Windows Update service can change each time you check for updates, but some add-on programs for Windows add static address entries to the Hosts file. A static IP address for Windows Update will prevent your computer from getting updates.

Resolution steps:

Follow the below steps to fix the issue with the Windows Update error 80072ee7.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download

Step 1: Remove static IP addresses for the Windows Update website.

  1. Click ‘Start’ and then click ‘My Computer’.
  2. Double click ‘C: drive’.
  3. Double click ‘Windows Folder’.
  4. Double click ‘System32 Folder’.
  5. Double click ‘Drivers Folder’.
  6. Double click ‘etc Folder’.
  7. Locate a file ‘Hosts’.
  8. Right click the Hosts file and then click ‘Open’.
  9. Choose ‘Notepad’ to open the file.
  10. Check if ‘# sign’ appears next to each ‘Windows Update IP Address’ and ‘Host Name’ entry. If not then either ‘Delete’ the entry or ‘Add’ the ‘# sign’.
  11. Save the Hosts File.
  12. Again try to run ‘Windows Update’.

Step 2: If you continue to see this error automatically diagnose and fix common problems with Windows Update.

Method 1:

a. To automatically reset Windows Update components, click Fix it, and then follow the on- screen instruction.

For Windows 8, 7

Below Fix It 50202 works in Windows XP, Vista and 7 only.


b. Download and run the System Update Readiness Tool from the below link.


c. Reboot the computer and Install Windows updates again.

Method 2: Click on “Download “to download Reset_Windows_Update_Full.bat files and run it as administrators reboot the computer and check for updates and install them.

Step 3: Run tweaking tool or repair / reinstall the Windows.

Tweaking tool Link: