[Fixed] Error Code 80072f0d Solution

This error code 80072f0d occurs on windows updates failure. In general, any Windows update fails due to the network issues, or repeated updates, or architecture issues.

How To Fix Error Code 80072f0d :

The basic troubleshooting to fix error Code 80072f0d is to repair Windows update services. A windows update services can be repairable by common reset process. There are common steps to follow to reset Windows update services.

Windows 10

  1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options. (Basically, a quick way to get to Programs and Features in Control Panel.)
  2. Click search.
  3. type cmd.ex and right click on command prompt and run as administrator
  4. It opens a black command window where you need to type the following command
  5. syntax : sfc /scannow
  • This process will first scan and fix any common errors with Windows components after which you can try to re-check for the updates.
  • If this above step fails, go for complete windows update services reset.

The complete windows update reset process requires you to run the following set of commands in place of sfc scan

Goto the root directory C:\ and then you can goto Windows folder.

Change the name of software distribution folder to old.

Then you can recheck for the updates. In some case the above steps cannot be executed when the windows update services are running in the background. This needs to be stopped by running net commands.

NET STOP WUAUSERV

and once you rename the software distribution folder, you can restart the services using this below command

NET START WUAUSERV

You might need to restart your computer once this reset is complete.Then you can check for the updates and see if you are still getting this error code 80072f0d.

Windows 8 & 8.1

  1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options. (Basically, a quick way to get to Programs and Features in Control Panel.)
  2. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  4. Do one of the following:
  • In-Office 2019 & 2016, click Repair > Continue.
  • In-Office 2016 & 2010, click  Quick Repair.

You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.

Error Code 80072f0d in Windows 7

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  2. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  3. Do one of the following:
  • In-Office 2016, click Repair > Continue.
  • In-Office 2013, click Quick Repair.

You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.

If the issue still persists you need to uninstall the office and reinstall.

Type in the product key and click on Setup It will ask you to log in to your Microsoft account. So that the new installation is associated with your Microsoft Account. Hence it is not required to keep the product key for future use. It will be added to your Microsoft Account. Follow the below steps to complete the installation.

However, if you’re not able to fix the Office issue after all the steps.we’d like to provide you an alternative way to install/repair Office.

If you need further assistance in performing the proposed actions, please don’t hesitate to chat with our Technical experts.

The installation errors or any runtime errors might occur due to the following issues.

There may be temporary files, temporary internet files, junk files and cookies which may hamper the performance of your computer.

This will slow down the performance of your computer and also affects the program’s response if it is not resolved.

There are inevitable issues with malware and spyware if we do not Optimize your computer.

All such issues might also sometimes crashes the system programs.

Error Code 80072f0d

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