Background Inteligence Transfer Service - Fix

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How To Fix the Background Inteligence Transfer Service in Vista
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This will help show you how to fix the Background Intelligence Transfer Service in Windows when you get a Windows Update error of 80246008, 80070424, or 800706BA
How to Fix the Background Inteligence Transfer Service in Vista


Any issue with this service cause problems with Windows Update

Due to this you may get following Windows Update error codes:

80246008
80070424
800706BA






SOLUTION

Check service settings:

Go to:

Start>>search>>services.msc

and make sure Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service is started and set to Automatic (Delayed Start)
if you have another settings you have to correct it,if you don't change setting or service don't exist follow to below to fix it:


METHOD I

Use BITS Repair Tool

//This tool remove all qmgr*.dat files from C:\Programdata\Microsoft\Network\Downloader folder,of course you can do also manually (details in the link)



METHOD II

Reset the whole WU components in aggresive mode KB971058

//addresed to issue with BITS it reset also qmgr*.dat like BITS Repair Tool and more thing (details in the link)



METHOD III

Import this fix: View attachment BITS.zip.Because to some BITS subkeys Administrators group don't have full control to workaround this problem,import this fix from SYSTEM account

1.Download PsTools,extract from this psexec.exe
file and place it in C:\Windows\System32

2.Run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges (right click on cmd.exe as admin) and type:

psexec -s -i -d regedit


This command run regedit from System account.Go to File>>Import choose location where you stored BITS.reg file,choose it and apply.

3.Restart Computer

METHOD IV

Uninstall all 3p security software (firewall,antivirus,antispyware) ,download accelerators,and all applications for managing network connections

METHOD V

//apply only if you don't use 3p firewall

Open system firewal (Control Panel>>Windows Firewall) go to Eception tab and check "BITS Peercaching" to allow as an exception (image below)

BITSPeer.png
 
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