Windows Update error 80072ee2 on TMG server

After installing TMG on Windows Server,  if you ever had tried to run Windows Update on the TMG server.

You will encounter the Error 80072EE72.

This is because the Web Proxy settings are not enabled and set on the TMG server.

Here we will learn the trick to fix this error message.


  • Run CMD with Elevated Permissions

1. Press Windows Key

2. Type cmd

3. Right Click  cmd Icon

4. Select Run as Administrator


1. Press Windows Key

2. Type CMD

3. Press these keys combination Shift + Control + Enter

  • netsh winhttp set proxy localhost:8080