Generally this error code is seen when date and time is not correct then windows is unable to download or install updates. The two main reasons for this error is c-mos battery is dead or faulty or the times.windows.com is not set to automatic update to the date and time. If you are trying to update your windows computer and reported with this error code you need to follow a right step given below.
Steps to Fix Windows 7 Update Error 80072f8f:
METHOD1: ROLLBACK LAST UPDATE
Last windows update KB 2919355 is unable to fix bug 80072F8F in this update although it is increasing the error so uninstall last update to fix windows update error and see whether the issue is resolved.
METHOD2: CHECK FOR FILES
Step1: Press windows and R.
Step2: In command prompt type w32tm /debug /enable /file:%userprofile%\desktop\time.txt /size:4000000 /entries:0-300 and press enter.
Step3: Now, wait for 1 or 2 days and repeat step one with %userprofile%\desktop\time.txt command. If some file are found in this folder after one or two days windows updates may be automatically started.
METHOD3: RUN SCAN COMMAND
Step1: Press windows button and in search type cmd.
Step2: On the first entry right click and select run as administrator.
Step3: Now type SFC /SCANNOW and press enter.
Step4: If receive output as “Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations” then error is fixed and you can check whether windows update error code 80072f8f is fixed or not.
METHOD4: RESTORE HEALTH
Step1: Press windows with R.
Step2: Type DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and hit enter.
Step3: On completion your system is fee from any kind of error.
Call Windows Support Number 1-888-588-4698 to Fix Windows Update Error 80072f8f
If after following all the steps given in blog above Windows 7 is not receiving updates you can call an expert round the clock. To get connected with windows 7 professionals you can call Windows Customer Support number and get online help to fix windows 7 update problem. Best team of certified technical professionals is working here to fix the Windows 7 computer problems with right approach.