How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80072AFC

Updating the Windows and its components is very essential for the better performance of the computer. The updating can be done with the help of automatic update service or using Microsoft update sites. It also requires a good internet connection. However, it also gives you some error issues during the updating of the Windows. When you try to install Windows using automatic update service, you may get Windows update error 0x80072AFC in your computer. It is a very critical error issue that comes to you due to wrong registry entries or due to damaging or corruption of the Windows system files. After the occurring of update error 0x80072AFC in Windows, you cannot be able to install any updates or you will also not be able to perform anything on the computer. Therefore to fix Windows error code 0x80072AFC, you should go with some manual or automatic error fixing methods. You can fix the issue automatically using Advanced System Repair Tool in the computer.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Symptoms of Windows update error 0x80072AFC: Common symptoms you may see are slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, starting issue, system sticking, screen freezing, occurring of blue screen of death error, unable to install any files or apps, unable to install or uninstall any programs, severe data loss, opening of some files without your permission, etc.

Causes of Windows update error 0x80072AFC: Main reasons responsible for the incurring of update error 0x80072AFC in Windows are virus infections, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured system files, problem with the automatic update service, internet disconnection, damaged device drives, conflicts among the installed apps unfinished uninstalling of some files, improper maintenance of the computer, etc.

How to fix Windows error code 0x80072AFC: You can get rid of Windows error 0x80072AFC with the help of some manual or automatic error fixing methods. However, you should also keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge to fix the issue. You can go with the following procedure;

  1. First of all remove the recently installed apps.
  2. Repair the registry using registry cleaner.
  3. Run SFC/SCANNOW to check the misconfigured system files.
  4. Check the internet connection properly.
  5. You can also reinstall the Windows completely.

With the help of the above manual method, you can remove Windows update error 0x80072AFC properly.  But one thing you must keep in your mind that manual method requires a deep technical knowledge to get rid of the situation.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

The tool will firs scan the whole computer and find out the errors and infections to remove them. It will also repair the registry entries and fix the problem. After scanning the whole computer, it will remove virus, malware, junk files and many infections automatically and enhance the computer performance also.


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