This article will guide you on different methods to resolve #Windows update encountered an unknown error 80072ee2 which occurs while Windows tries to search for Updates via Windows #Update.
#Error #80072ee2 is a windows update error which is caused when the files on your system are corrupt or the updates are stuck. Before you continue with the fix below, make sure that your internet is working on the PC affected by this error since it will need to connect to the windows update servers to push updates back.
To fix Windows Update encountered an unknown error Code #80243004 – Windows Update encountered an unknown error:
1. Right click on the taskbar and select Properties.
2. Click the Customize.
3. On the Notification Area Icons window, make sure Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar is checked and click OK.
4. At this point, try running Windows Update again and the updates should begin to install properly.