0x80072EE7 translates to ERROR_INTERNET_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED
It appears you may have a Name resolution issue.
Here are articles that may help:
883821 You may receive an error message when you search for available
updates on the Windows Update Web site or on the Microsoft Update Web site
836941 You may receive an "Error 0x80072EE2," "Error 0x80072EE7," "Error
0x80072EFD," "Error 0x80072F76," or "Error 0x80072F78" error message when you
try to use the Windows Update Web site or the Microsoft Update Web site
Diana Smith [MSFT] <firstname.lastname@example.org>
PSS Security Team
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> Hello. I have a little problem with Windows Update and Microsoft Update. When
> my Windows XP SP2 is connecting to Microsoft and Windows Update, that stops
> and shows an error. The error code is 0x80072EE7. Can anyone help me?? My
> system is fully legal, but I have very slow internet. Please help!!