i m getting code error 0x80072efd plz help.windows 7

January 25, 2012 at 03:49:49
Specs: Windows 7, 2 gb
i have HP mini notebook with microsoft security essentials loaded in it. recently when i tried to update this message popped up" Security essentials could not check for virus and spy ware definition updates due to an internet or network connectivity issue" and the error code is 0x80072efd. please help

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January 25, 2012 at 04:14:23
Applications that are open and may interfere with your Internet Communications.
Internet Connection is damaged or corrupted.
Problem with your PC settings and options.
You have a high usage of your Internet.
Database Errors.
Your firewall is blocking your connection.

To Fix This:
Step 1. Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
Click Start.
Open your browser.
Type speedtest.net on the URL box.
Test your Internet speed.
If the page will open then you are connected. Otherwise, contact your ISP.

Step 2. Check your Firewall Settings
Right-click Firewall icon.
Select Open.
Browse the settings.
Click Exceptions.
Place the following websites on the exceptions list:
Step 3. Temporarily disable your anti virus software.
Step 4.Can you try a manual reset of your router.

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