If Windows 10 Update Assistant throws up error code 0x80072f76 when you try to upgrade your Windows 11/10 to a newer version then this post may be able to help you.
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Windows Update Assistant error 0x80072f76
You may follow our suggestions and see if they help you fix Windows 11/10 Update Assistant error 0x80072f76:
- Change your Internet connection and see
- Use Windows Update Troubleshooter.
- Run Network Troubleshooter
- Change DNS to another like OpenDNS.
- Use Media Creation Tool instead.
- Delete $Windows.~BT & $Windows.~WS folders.
Let us take a look at these suggestions in detail. This post will help you if Windows Update Assistant is not working.
1] Change your Internet connection and see
Sometimes, the connection to the Microsoft Servers can be interrupted due to a glitch or a blockage caused by your ISP. So, if it is possible, switch your device to another ISP’s Internet Connection and check if that fixes your issues.
2] Use Windows Update Troubleshooter
3] Run Network Troubleshooter
Run Network Troubleshooter and see if it helps resolve your issue.
4] Change DNS to another like OpenDNS
Trying to switch to OpenDNS Servers might also help you in recovering from this error.
5] Use Media Creation Tool instead
Use the Media Creation Tool instead. Maybe that will work for you.
6] Delete $Windows.~BT & $Windows.~WS folders
Sometimes existing corrupt or incomplete Windows Update files can also cause issues and conflicting in the downloading and installation of a Windows Update.
Delete $Windows.~BT & $Windows.~WS folders if they are present on your computer.
Check if this has fixed your issues.