Fix Windows 10 Store error code 0x80072ee7

How To Fix Error Code 0x80072ee7

If you are having issues with your windows store such as navigation problems, download problems or it is not opening or maybe when you go to downloads, it starts to initiate the download and then suddenly it gets stuck and doesn’t start the download or showing error code “0x80072ee7”,these are all pretty common and there is an easy way to get around and fix these issues. Error code 0x80072ee7 is accompanied by a message which looks like “we could not connect to the server” or “the server has stumbled”. This message basically means that you don’t have an active internet connection whereas, in actuality, your computer is connected to the internet.

This code primarily appears when you are trying to download something from the windows store. This problem could be a result of many factors:

  • Corrupt Windows registry
  • Virus
  • Incomplete installation of Windows Defender Files
  • Download of corrupt Windows Defender Files
  • Deletion of files Windows Defender depends on

Long before you see Microsoft error code 0x80072ee7, you may experience freezing of PC, inability to install or uninstall a program, and overall slow performance of the PC. These symptoms serve as a warning signal that something wrong is going to happen.

Fixing error code 0x80072ee7

There are quite a few methods using which you can solve the problem. Since it is hard to identify the problem, the solution may also come from a hit and trial method.

  1. VIRUS SCAN: Possibilities are that your PC may have been infected with a virus. If this is the case, it can be easily resolved by scanning your computer with trusted and updated antivirus software.
  2. LAUNCH WINDOWS FILE CHECKER: This method can help you get around and fix the problem if you have downloaded wrong or corrupt system files.
  • Step 1 – Go to the search bar in the bottom left corner of your screen and type -”command prompt”. This should open a black box with a cursor blinking on it.
  • Step 2 – You have to type “SCF/scannow” and hit enter.
  • Step 3 – As soon as you hit enter, the system will start to check for any corrupt files and issues which may be causing error code 0x80072ee7 to pop up on your windows store. This process is complex and takes a significant amount of time. So, it is advised to be patient until the process is being completed.
  1. SPECIFY DNS SETTINGS: Sometimes it may happen that your DNS server settings are incorrectly configured. This may also cause Microsoft error code 0x80072ee7 to appear.
  • Step 1 – Go to the control panel.
  • Step 2 – Click on network and internet.
  • Step 3 – Click on the network and sharing center.
  • Step 4 – On the top left corner, you will see an option –“change adapter settings”. Click on it.
  • Step 5 – This page will show a list of networks to which you connect frequently. Right click on the network to which you are connected currently and go to properties.
  • Step 6 – This will open the Wi-Fi settings and then select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and hit ok.

Doing this may solve the problem. However, these changes take effect only when you restart your system.

  1. REGISTRY REPAIR: This is the penultimate resort. If all the above-mentioned methods fail to fix windows 10 store error 0x80072ee7, you have to download and install a Registry Repair Tool. This tool finds and fix errors related to your PC registry.
  2. Re-registering windows store: The last method to fix Microsoft error code 0x80072ee7 is re-registering your windows store. However, re-registering is not easy as it requires you to uninstall and re-install your windows store. This can only be done when you have the administrative rights of the PC. Also, make sure that the time, region and date of your system are correct. This basically helps with the smooth and uninterrupted synchronization of the windows store.

To re-register, you have to sign in as the administrator and open the command prompt and type -”PowerShell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Command “& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + ‘\AppxManifest.xml’ ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}”

It is always suggested to scan your system with a trusted and updated checker. This will help to keep serious problems like error 0x80072ee7 at bay. Also, never delay the download of a system update to ensure a high level of performance.

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