Help... error message Error number: 0x80072EFD

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Jacquib, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. Jacquib

    Jacquib Guest

    Can someone please help me... I have recently updated trendmicro 2006 and now
    are haveing trouble with windows updates.. i did a vulnerability check last
    night, and it said that i had 3 updates required... on going to the windows
    update and checking i kept getting this Error number: 0x80072EFD.. how or
    what do i do it fix the problem...
    Jacquib, Apr 29, 2006
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  2. Maurice N ~ MVP, Apr 29, 2006
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  3. Jacquib

    Jacquib Guest

    Hi Maurice.. I hae tried that link.. have done everything ans still no go.. i
    think it has to do with me blocking (cos i wasnt too sure) in trend micro.. I
    am waiting on an email from them as to how to unblock this... thanks for your
    Jacquib, Apr 29, 2006
  4. Jacquib

    Teri Guest

    Jacquib-please let me know how you fix that problem with the "Error
    0x80072EFD". I've been getting it for weeks and not sure what to do. If
    anyone can help me out here, please do! I have a deployed Husband and I have
    no clue about this machine other than it's our lifeline to him. My
    vulnerability check found 9 criticals, very and highs this morning! HELP ME
    PLEASE! Teri

    Teri, Apr 29, 2006
  5. Hi Teri,

    See the Microsoft article

    Post back here if you still have questions.

    What are the 9 critical updates (list them please) ? You "can" get them at the Microsoft Download Center. Search for them by number, download and save them. Then later, you can install each.

    Microsoft Download Center

    Some basic advice in the meantime. As long as your Windows is working, and you have good security practices, and you know not to visit websites that are not known to you (you get the drift), there's no absolute urgency in getting updates ---- as in, my computer will cease to work if I don't get the updates.

    Have a firewall on your system ( at least, if you have XP and no 3rd-party add-on, then, turn on the XP firewall).
    Have a good antivirus program and keep it up-to-date, and scan system on a schedule.
    Use anti-malware program to make sure your system is free of malware.

    "The Parasite Fight Quick Fix Protocol"

    Very good article by Malke, MS-MVP
    Maurice N ~ MVP, Apr 29, 2006
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