Fix Microsoft store Check your connection 0x80072EFD in Windows 10

Many users re reporting a bug in online help websites about a situation when Microsoft store is telling them to check your connection The Microsoft Store needs to be online. It looks like you’re not connected to internet even when they are connected to internet. Here are simple steps provided to fix this problem.

Check your connection, Error code is 0x80072EFD


Check Your Connection, Error Code Is 0x80072efd

This error prevents built-in apps like Microsoft Edge, Windows Store, etc from connecting to the network. While the error code is for Windows Store related issues, it has been in prominence after the 1809.

Fix 1 – Change proxy settings

1. Press Windows key + R together at once to open run.

2. Write inetcpl.cpl and click OK.


Inetcpl Cpl Min


3. Click on connections and then choose LAN settings.

Connections Lan Settings Min


4. Uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN and then click OK and try again.

5. If things do not work uncheck Automatically detect settings also and then try again.


Use A Proxy Server Min


Fix 2 – Change Network profile to Public

Try changing Network profile to public. It has solved the problem for many users.

1. Press Windows Key + R together from your keyboard to open run.

2. Copy and paste the path given below to open WiFi settings page directly.



Wifi Settings Min


3. Click on your Connected WiFi Network name.


Wifi Properties Min


4. Now, Choose Public as your Network Option on Next page


Public Private Network Connections Min


Fix 3 – Reset your Network

1. Click on start button and then click on gear shaped icon to open .

Settings Default


2. Click on Network & Internet

3. Scroll down and click on Network reset.


Network Internet Min


4. Restart your PC.

Fix – Troubleshoot via settings

1] Disable the Firewall and anti-virus for the system and check if it helps. Here’s the procedure to disable Windows Defender Firewall.

2] Run the built-in troubleshooters. Go to Settings >> Updates and Security >> Troubleshoot. Select the Network Adapter and Internet Connections troubleshooters.


Network Adapter Troubleshooter


3] Check the date and time on the system. If they are wrong, correct the same.

4] Search for Disk Cleanup in Windows search and use that tool to delete temporary files.

Select Drive For Disk Cleanup

Thereafter, proceed with the following solutions:


Fix – Registry level fix

1] Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command regedit. Press Enter to open the Registry Editor.

Regedit Run


2] Navigate to the following key:


3] Right-click on the Profile key and select Permissions >> Advanced.






4] Check the box corresponding to Replace all child object permission entries with inheritable permission entries from this object. Click on Apply to save the settings.


Replace All Child Object Permission Entries With Inheritable Permission Entries From This Object


5] Restart your system and check if it works now.

Fix – Enable IPv6 for your system

1] Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command ncpa.cpl. Press Enter to open the Network connections window.


Ncpa Run



2] Right-click on your network connection and select Properties.


Network Connection Properties


3] In the list on that page, check the box corresponding to Internet Protocol Version 6.

Internet Protocol Version 6


4] Click on Apply and then on OK to save the settings.

Fix – Enable IPv6 for all Network Adapters through Windows PowerShell

1] Right-click on the Start button and select Windows PowerShell (Admin).

2] Type the following command and press Enter to execute it:

Enable-NetAdapterBinding -Name “*” -ComponentID ms_tcpip6




3] Restart the system once done.