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Windows 7/8 Error 0x80072F8F - 0x20000 - Solution

Before you start: These steps might look complicated at first glance, but following them in order, step-by-step, will help you get you back on track.

Error Description

We're not sure what happened, but we're unable to run this tool on your PC. If you continue experiencing problems, reference the error code when contacting customer support. Error code: 0x80072F8F - 0x20000

Error Screenshot

Step 1

Click on Download this Zip to start the download.

Download this Zip

Step 2

Press the CTRL key and the J letter together from your keyboard to access your download list.

Step 3

Click on Show in folder

Download List

Step 4

Right click on the Select Extract all and Extract

Right click > Extract All

Click on Extract

Extraction progress

Step 5

A new window will automatically open once the extract process is finished. Double-click the Setup.bat file and select YES to grant permission.

Double click on Setup

Click on YES

Step 6

If you see similar to this screen, Click on More info
(Skip this step if you don't see this screen)

Click on More info

Click on Run anyway

Click on Run anyway

Step 7

It will install necessary updates automatically and restart your device. After that it will automatically start the upgrade tool. That's All

Upgrade running successfully

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Updated on: 19/01/2023

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