You receive Initialization error 0x80072F78 while the Windows Update Web
loading Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
requested page. In the upper right on the page, you will see the following:
[Error number: 0x80072F78
Troubleshooting Windows Update v.5 Authentication Issue
See: Issue 1 symptoms
This issue may occur when you first connect to the Windows Update site, when
Windows Update component is checking for the latest version of the Windows
Update software. A message similar to the following will be displayed, with
the error number specified:â€¢ Windows Update has encountered an error and
cannot display the requested page. In the upper right on the page, you will
see the following: [Error number:
You experience problems when you access the Windows Update Version 5 Web
site through a server that is running ISA Server
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"steveg" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:97472F2F-74DE-4EA8-A9C2-A45D4BE3CDDA@microsoft.com...
>I have tried 4 times to update to sp3, it always fails and gives the error
> code: 0x80072F78. Can anyone help?