Getting the annoying 80072F8F error? When all you want to do is download & install the latest Windows Updates? Luckily for you the fix is simple. Make sure the Time & Date is correct.
- Click Start
- Click Control Panel
- Click Time & Date
- Adjust Time & Date, you can also set the computer to download the latest Time/Date from Microsoft servers.
- Restart & run Windows Update.
Another issue is the Windows root certificate, which you need to update. If you have made sure both your time and date are correct, then try downloading: