How to fix Windows Update 80072f8f error

How to fix Windows Update 80072f8f error

 

Other Solutions to fix the Windows Update 80072f8f Error. *
  1. From Internet Explorer main menu, click: Tools and choose Internet Options.
  2. Go to the Advanced tab.
  3. Under Security section, uncheck the following: Check for publisher’s certificate revocation. …
  4. Click OK.
  5. Restart Internet Explorer.
  6. Try to Update your computer now.

 

What does error 80072F8F mean?
The code 80072F8F is a generic error thrown by Windows Update (WU). It indicates that there’s something wrong with the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) connection between WU and the Microsoft Server.