What happens if you open an elevated cmd prompt and run "net start BITS"
What message do you get back?
Open you registry ( start - run regedit.exe)
Browse in regedit to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\services\BITS.
Right-Click on the key and export to a text file
Post the results back.
Open and elevated cmd prompt;
Run tasklist /svc
Look for an svchost entry that contains the following services:
AeLookupSvc, Appinfo, BITS, Browser, gpsvc,
hkmsvc, IKEEXT, iphlpsvc, LanmanServer,
MMCSS, ProfSvc, RasMan, Schedule, seclogon,
SENS, ShellHWDetection, Themes, Winmgmt,
All these services should be in one svchost instance, is this svchost
displaying in the list after running tasklist /svc (any, all or none of the
services running in that list?)
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|> Hi! I have a big problem with BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer
|> and because of this, I can't upgrade my Windows through Windows Update,
|> some services doesn't work correctly.
|> I already ready a lot of tips and guides to solve this problem, but
|> could help me. The question is: in my services.msc, BITS doesn't exist!
|> really couldn't find any post that looks like my problem...
|> I thing that the way to get it work is "reinstalling" BITS. But how to
|> I'm using Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bits.
|> Best regards,
|> Rodrigo P. Ghedin.