Re: [Error number: 0x80072EE2]
I tried your solution (regsvr32 wuaueng.dll) and was successful to access
WinXP update, I have Norton Internet Security and not sure if that caused my
problem but was able to overide glitch. Thanks for the input and saveing my
time searching and trying to implement MS solutions which I'm sure work but
have alot of steps to it.
> Error 0x80072EE2 is: ERROR_INTERNET_TIMEOUT - The request has timed out.
> See also:
> When searching for available updates on the Windows Update site, you
> receive the 0x8024402C, 0x80240030 or 0x8024502d error.
> If you have Norton Internet Security or something similar installed (e.g. some 3rd
> party firewall as mentioned in the article above), you might need to reconfigure or
> disable it.
> Here is more about this issue:
> http://groups.google.com/groups?thre...GP12 .phx.gbl
> This is how I set Norton firewall so I can download updates and keep the firewall
> also other users solutions: "GK" wrote:
> Here is how I was able to work around the problem.
> Using command prompt
> 1. proxycfg -d (to clear proxy cache)
> 2. net stop wuauserv (to stop Automatic updates service)
> Using Windows Explorer
> 3. Delete all files and folders in
> C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution (your windows folder may vary)
> Again using command prompt
> 4. net start wuauserv (to start Automatic updates service)
> Try now going back to Windows Update web page.
> It worked for me. YMMV
> I had the same problem with windows updates and tried all the remedies
> posted on ump**** replies and none worked.
> I then found while scouring the net this piece of information of which -
> BINGO - it worked! (not sure if its in the forum anywhere but here it is
> Re-register the WU components:
> 1. Quit all programs that are running.
> 2. Click Start, and then click Run.
> 3. Type "regsvr32 wuapi.dll" (without the quotation marks), and then click
> 4. When you receive the "DllRegisterServer in urlmon.dll succeeded" message,
> click OK.
> If this does not resolve the problem, repeat inputting the following
> commands and click OK after each command.
> regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
> regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
> regsvr32 wuauserv.dll
> regsvr32 wucltui.dll
> regsvr32 wups.dll
> regsvr32 wuweb.dll
> regsvr32 iuengine.dll
> "A couple of these regsvr32's did not register but I ignored them and as I
> stated it still corrected the problem.
> I sincerely hope it helps anyone who is going nuts trying to sort the
> problem out!"
> "Joao de Souza" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Kari [MSFT] wrote:
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;836941 might be some
> >> help...
> > I'm also getting this same error number on one machine (brand spanking new Dell by
> > the way), and tried everything described on that page but to no avail. Like the
> > page says, you should first try to make sure that you can download the file
> > http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v4/iuident.cab - and then it describes what to
> > do to solve that. But it fails to explain what to do if you can download the file,
> > and yet still get the same error when running WU. I still followed all the steps
> > eventhough I had no problem downloading the file, but no luck.