Windows could not search for new updates An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer. Error found:Code 80072EFE Windows Update encountered an unknown error. Get help with this error Most recent check for updates: 10/30/2022 at 9:21 AM Updates were installed: 10/29/2022 at 2:24 AM. You receive updates: For Windows and other products from Microsoft Update
Fix: Error 80072EFE
- Press Window + R to open Run dialog,
- Type services.msc and hit enter,
- Now look for Windows Update under Name, double-click to open,
- Change the Startup Type to Automatic,
- Click Apply and OK,
- Restart your PC,
- Now try to Windows Update.
More Troubleshooting Steps
Note: If this does not help, delete files under C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder and restart your PC.
If you are on Windows 7, make sure to install the Windows Update KB3138612.
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