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Windows Update error 80072f8f [SOLVED]

If you get a Windows Update “error 80072f8f” when you try to Check for Updates, you may need to adjust your computer’s date and time settings! The 80072f8f error generally happens when there is a large discrepancy between your system clock and the Windows Update service…. so when that happens you will get the error and be prevented from receiving updates. 🙁 Thankfully, as mentioned earlier, the fix is generally very easy as you just need to update your computer’s date/time

DISABLE: Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates

If you are reading this page then you have probably been greeted by this every annoying Windows  Update prompt: ‘Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates’ Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get rid of this annoying prompt? Thankfully, we can with just a few simple steps: #1 make sure the ‘Restart your computer…” prompt is not showing (i.e. ‘Postpone’ it for 4 hours) #2 start the Windows command prompt with administrative privileges #3 run the following command: net