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WINDOWS ERROR CODE 80072efe UPDATE

 

RESTART YOUR SYSTEM:

 

 

  • Check if there are any issues with windows error code 80072efe update the Internet connection. If it is unsteady, then this issue can occur.

 

    • Check if there are any issues with windows error code 80072efe update the Internet connection. If it is unsteady, then this issue can occur.

    • Make sure you have disabled the Firewall before initializing the update process.

    • Check if there are any malicious app that is causing this problem. Uninstall it and then proceed with the windows error code 80072efe update procedure.

 

  • After trying out these common troubleshooting steps, if the error is still not resolved, then you can try out the solutions that are mentioned below. 

 

Windows 10 Update Error Code 80072efe


 

 
 


REPAIR YOUR WINDOWS SYSTEMS

 

TROUBLESHOOT THE WINDOWS UPDATE:

    • Open the Control Panel by pressing the Windows and the X keys together. 

    • Go to the search box and key in Troubleshooting. Select the View All option. 

    • Tap the Windows error code 80072efe Update option and make use of the guidelines displayed on your screen to resolve the issue.

DELETE THE JUNK FILES:

    • Select the Command Prompt (Admin0 option after pressing the Windows and X keys simultaneously. 

    • Tap the Yes button and type cleanmgr in the command prompts. Press the Enter button. 

    • Once the tool runs successfully, all the junk files will be displayed. Click the OK button to successfully remove the files. 

SYSTEM DRIVER UPDATE PROCESS:

    • Place the mouse pointer on the My Computer option and right-click on it to select the Properties option. 

    • Choose the Device Manager option and check if there is any device with a yellow exclamation mark. 

    • You have to right-click on that device and select the Update Driver option. 

    • Once the update process is over, you have to restart your computer and check if the windows error code 80072efe update has been resolved.

RUN THE BUILT-IN SYSTEM FILE CHECKER:

    • Launch the Command Prompt window on your system and key in chkdsk/f/r ad tap the Enter key. 

    • Type the letter Y when a notification appears. 

    • Now, restart the system and wait till the disk check process is complete.

REMOVE THE CATROOT2 FOLDER:

    • In the Run dialog box, key in services.msc and tap the Enter button. 

    • Find the Cryptographic Services option and stop the service if it is running. 

    • Access the following path: C:\Windows\System32\ and search for the CatRoot2 folder. 

    • Delete it from your system and navigate to the Services window. 

    • Restart the Cryptographic Services and check if the windows error code 80072efe update is sorted out.

RESTORE YOUR SYSTEM:

    • First, press the Windows and Q keys together. 

    • Click the Settings option in the next step and then select the Recovery option. 

    • Choose the System Restore option in the next window. You have to select an earlier date when the computer did face this issue. 

    • The tool will start running and then shuts down your system. 

    • After a few minutes, the system will be turned on. Once the process is over, the computer will restart one last time.

RE-INSTALL THE OS:

    • If the error is not resolved by following the above-stated solutions, then uninstall the OS and install it again after a few minutes. 

    • Call the technical experts if you are unable to resolve the windows error code 80072efe update issue.