The Problem:-When you visit windows update site and try to download a update the windows update site stops responding and you get the following error:-
Checking for latest version of Windows Update software. A red X appears next to the update, and you receive a 0x80072EE4 error.
Why does it happen?
It happens if SSL settings are incorrect or Winsock registry got corrupted.
Start>Run>type in cmd>ok
in the command prompt window type the following command:-
netsh winsock reset now press the Enter key.