Error Code 0x80072efd: How to Fix it on Windows 10

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Usually, the error code 0x80072efd on Windows 10 is associated with the network connections problem. The error code 0x80072efd often appears when using Windows Update, installing updates and using or opening Windows Store. If you get the error code 0x80072efd on Windows 10, you can fix it by doing several methods. In the text below, there are the methods to fix the error code 0x80072efd on Windows 10.

Method 1: Disable Proxy

  1. At the same time, please press the “Windows + R keys” to open the “command prompt”.
  2. In the resultant box, please type “inetcpl.cpl” and click OK. It will open the Internet Properties settings.
  3. Then please go to the “Connections” tab and click on “LAN Settings”.
  4. Afterwards find “Automatically detect settings” box in the “LAN Settings” and check it.
  5. Next please uncheck the box under “Proxy server”.
  6. After that click OK and then you can try to open the Windows 10 Store.

Method 2: Reset Windows Update Component.

  1. Please open Command Prompt. Press and right-click Windows button on the taskbar. Then select “Command Prompt (Admin)”. If “User Account Control box” appears, so please select “Yes”.
  2. Afterwards you must stop the BITS service, Windows Update service, and the Cryptographic services. Type the commands below at a command prompt. Do not forget to click enter after you type each command.

–          net stop bits

–          net stop wuauserv

–          net stop appidsvc

–          net stop cryptsvc

  1. After that please delete qmgr*.dat files by typing the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

Del“%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat”

  1. Then type the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

cd /d %windir%\system32

  1. Please re-register the BITS files and the Windows Update files. To do this step, you have to type the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

–          regsvr32.exe atl.dll

–          regsvr32.exe urlmon.dll

–          regsvr32.exe mshtml.dll

–          regsvr32.exe shdocvw.dll

–          regsvr32.exe browseui.dll

–          regsvr32.exe jscript.dll

–          regsvr32.exe vbscript.dll

–          regsvr32.exe scrrun.dll

–          regsvr32.exe msxml.dll

–          regsvr32.exe msxml3.dll

–          regsvr32.exe msxml6.dll

–          regsvr32.exe actxprxy.dll

–          regsvr32.exe softpub.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wintrust.dll

–          regsvr32.exe dssenh.dll

–          regsvr32.exe rsaenh.dll

–          regsvr32.exe gpkcsp.dll

–          regsvr32.exe sccbase.dll

–          regsvr32.exe slbcsp.dll

–          regsvr32.exe cryptdlg.dll

–          regsvr32.exe oleaut32.dll

–          regsvr32.exe ole32.dll

–          regsvr32.exe shell32.dll

–          regsvr32.exe initpki.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wuapi.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wuaueng1.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wucltui.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wups.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wups2.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wuweb.dll

–          regsvr32.exe qmgr.dll

–          regsvr32.exe qmgrprxy.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wucltux.dll

–          regsvr32.exe muweb.dll

–          regsvr32.exe wuwebv.dll

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  1. Then please reset Winsock. To do this step, you have to type the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

netsh winsock reset

  1. After that type the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

netsh winhttp reset proxy

  1. Now you can restart the BITS service, the Windows Update service, and the Cryptographic services. To do this step, you have to type the following command at a command prompt. Then press Enter.

–          net start bits

–          net start wuauserv

–          net start appidsvc

–          net start cryptsvc

  1. Then please install the latest Windows Update Agent.
  2. The last restart your computer.

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