My solution to error code 0x80072EFD error - Failed to install

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Clueless, Jun 15, 2005.

  1. Clueless

    Clueless Guest

    After reading all the "helpful messages" and opening ports, adding microsoft
    to trusted sites in firewall, etc, I went to
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads and searched for the update code. Then I
    downloaded the file that pertained to my system, and installed it manually.

    I know, someone else mentioned a manual install, but it was not explained
    what that meant... so I am doing that here.

    Good luck to you all - none of the suggestions aside from manual download
    (which does not require repeat internet access during installation!) worked
    for me...
     
    Clueless, Jun 15, 2005
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