You may encounter temporary connection-related errors when you use Windows
Update or Microsoft Update to install updates http://support.microsoft.com/kb/836941
Error: 80072EFD = ERROR_INTERNET_CANNOT_CONNECT
Translation: Cannot connect to the Internet server
and most likely have read also -
There's a possibility that either a 3rd party firewall, anti-spyware
program, web accelerator, Internet security/antivirus program and/or a proxy
server is interfering with the Windows Update Services (SVCHOST) accessing
Suggest adding the Windows Update website addresses to exceptions/allow list http://*.update.microsoft.com https://*.update.microsoft.com http://download.windowsupdate.com
If that hasn't help, check that the Windows Update Service can connect to
the Internet through port 80 and port 443.
You may need to refer to the individual programs documentation for further
When accessing the Update site, you receive the 0x80072EE2 or 0x80072EFD
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"GS" <gsmsnews.microsoft.comGS@newsgroup> wrote in message
> (sorry, should have posted server general earlier instead of windows 64 bit)
> I have trouble applying the SP2 to windows 2008 64 bit standards with hyperV
> role enabled.
> the error is
> clicking on teh more info, I got nothing useful
> tried restarting the computer and update
> Tried loooking for SP2 for windows 2008 from microsoft's download but failed
> to find it.
> what can I do?