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How to fix Hotmail Error 80072ee2?

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These 80072EE2 error messages can appear during program installation, while a Microsoft Corporation-related software program (eg. Windows Live Mail) is running, during Windows startup or shutdown, or even during the installation of the Windows operating system. Keeping track of when and where your 80072EE2 error occurs is a critical piece of information in troubleshooting the problem.


Symptoms of Hotmail Error Code 80072ee2:

  • “Error 80072EE2” appears and crashes the active program window.
  • Your PC frequently crashes with Error 80072EE2 when running the same program.
  • “Windows Live Error Code 80072Ee2” is displayed.
  • Windows runs sluggishly and responds slowly to mouse or keyboard input.
  • Your computer periodically “freezes” for a few seconds at a time.

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Causes of Hotmail Error Code 80072ee2:

  • Corrupt download or incomplete installation of Windows Live Mail software.
  • Corruption in Windows registry from a recent Windows Live Mail-related software change (installs or uninstall).
  • Virus or malware infection that has corrupted Windows system files or Windows Live Mail-related program files.
  • Another program maliciously or mistakenly deleted Windows Live Mail-related files.

Runtime Errors such as “Error 80072EE2” can be caused by a variety of factors that may harm the data of the user.

Solutions of Hotmail Error Code 80072ee2:

  • Manually editing the Windows registry to remove Error 80072EE2 keys is not recommended unless you are PC service professional. Incorrectly editing your registry can stop your PC from functioning and create irreversible damage to your operating system. Follow the below steps to do so:
    • Click the Start
    • Type “command” in the search box… DO NOThit ENTERyet!
    • While holding CTRL-Shift on your keyboard, hit ENTER.
    • You will be prompted with a permission dialog box.
    • Click Yes.
    • A black box will open with a blinking cursor.
    • Type “regedit” and hit ENTER.
    • In the Registry Editor, select the Error 80072EE2-related key (eg. Windows Live Mail) you want to backup.
    • From the File menu, choose Export.
    • In the Save Inlist, select the folder where you want to save the Windows Live Mail backup key.
    • In the File Name box, type a name for your backup file, such as “Windows Live Mail Backup”.
    • In the Export Range box, be sure that “Selected branch” is selected.
    • Click Save.
    • The file is then saved with a .reg file extension.
    • You now have a backup of your Windows Live Mail-related registry entry
  • There is a chance that your 80072EE2 error could be related to a malware infection on PC. These malicious intruders can damage, corrupt, or even delete Runtime Errors-related files. There’s a possibility that the 80072EE2 error the user is experiencing is related to a component of the malicious program itself.
  • Clean off the system junk files.
    • Click the Start
    • Type “command” in the search box… DO NOThit ENTERyet!
    • While holding CTRL-Shift on your keyboard, hit ENTER.
    • You will be prompted with a permission dialog box.
    • Click Yes.
    • A black box will open with a blinking cursor.
    • Type “cleanmgr” and hit ENTER.
    • Disk Cleanup will begin calculating how much occupied disk space you can reclaim.
    • The Disk Cleanup dialog box will appear with series of checkboxes you can select. In most cases, the “Temporary Files” category will occupy the most disk space.
    • Check the boxes of the categories you want to clean and click OK.
  • 80072EE2 errors can be related to corrupt or outdated device drivers. Drivers can work one day, and suddenly stop working the next day, for a variety of reasons. To get rid of such an error update the device drivers
  • Reinstall the WLM software to safely run the account.

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