A How-to guide on solving Windows Error Code 0x80072f8f. Read our guide on solving Windows Error Code 0x80072f8f and use these tips. It will help you to troubleshoot your issue.
About the Error
After reinstalling and using a new product key, you may see the error code after attempting to activate the Windows 7 RC.
Getting rid of the Windows code 0x80072f8f notification
This is a simple one to fix. It is a date and time setting conflict. You need to verify and adjust the date and time settings, and then the error code will disappear and you can proceed with your activation. In the Date and Time dialog, change the date and the time to the correct settings. Click OK, and try your update again.
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